Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 28 minutes 4 seconds


May 6, 2021


This interview is with Mark Bosko of Alexana Estate Vineyard and Winery. In this interview, Mark speaks about his path in the Oregon Wine Industry and why he went into the business side of wine. He talks about his first jobs in the industry and what skills he picked up through his education and training. Later, he goes over his role as general manager at Alexana and what a typical day looks like at his job. He discusses how he learned to buy wine and what his philosophy is concerning his work. He also talks about how he converses with clients, what sales and distribution is like, and what he sees happening in the future.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Alexana Winery in Dundee on May 6, 2021.


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


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