Schmidt, Rich


36 minutes 13 seconds


August 8, 2022


This interview is with Jure Poberaj of Poberaj Wines. In this interview, Jure speaks about finding an interest in wine and cooking while growing up in Washington DC, and finding his way to Oregon for college.

He talks about moving to the Columbia Gorge and starting a bakery, and from there starting to make wine before finding a site for a vineyard and winery space. He also talks about how the Gorge’s wine scene has changed and what lies ahead.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Poberaj Wines in White Salmon, Wash., on August 8, 2022.


Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.


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