Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 59 minutes 06 seconds


November 15, 2019


This interview is with Kevin Johnson and Beth Klingner, of Dion Vineyard. In this interview, the couple speak about their histories, how they chose the wine industry, and when they decided to start making wine. They go on to speak about various experiences in the industry, the relationships they have with other wineries, and their marketing philosophies. Towards the end of the interview, they speak on what changes they’ve seen in the Oregon Wine Industry, and the future of Dion.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Dion Vineyard on November 15, 2019


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