Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 11 minutes 41 seconds


March 16, 2023


This interview is with Matt Perry of 00 Wines. In this interview, Matt speaks about an early interest in fermentation leading him to working in wine research and production in Minnesota, followed by a series of internships in Napa and abroad.

He talks about his first experience in Oregon wine as an intern at Antica Terra, and what about that experience made him want to stay in Oregon. He then talks about his time at Carlton Winemakers Studio and Adelsheim before landing his role as winemaker at 00 Wines. In addition, he talks about formative moments along the way and what the Oregon wine industry looks like to him now.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt in the Nicholson Library at Linfield University on March 16, 2023.


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