INTERVIEWER

Schmidt, Rich

DURATION

1 hour 13 minutes 4 seconds

DATE

January 28, 2020

INTERVIEW SUMMARY

This interview is with Kelli Gregory of Adelsheim Winery. In this interview, Kelli takes us through her journey to finding wine and how she ended up at Adelsheim as the vineyard manager. She speaks about the education and support she received, what it’s like building relationships with other vineyards, her biggest challenges, and what it’s like to be a woman in this field. Towards the end of the industry, Kelli talks about the significance of wine within society, changes she’s seen in the Oregon Wine industry, and what she sees for the future of her career and the industry itself.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Adelsheim Winery on January 28, 2020.

COMMENTS

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