Schmidt, Rich


46 minutes 27 seconds


February 14, 2020


This interview is with Melaney Schmidt of Landmass Wines. In this interview, Melaney talks about how she got into the wine business, came to Oregon, and got an education that led her to create her label Landmass. She speaks about how she came up with the label, the process of selling wine, and what she looks for when sourcing grapes. Melaney goes on to detail her other business, Public Provisions, and compares and contrasts that to wine. Towards the end of the interview, she reflects on the future for her own business and the Oregon Wine Industry at large.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Portland Wine Company on February 14, 2020.


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