Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 49 seconds


June 18, 2020


This interview is with Michael Croom of Open Face Wines. In this interview, Michael talks about how he got into wine after pursuing a culinary degree, his previous work experiences, and how he ended up in Oregon. He then goes on to speak about his label design, the meaning behind Open Face, and what it’s like working with the people at SE Wine Collective, and the role of wine within society.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at SE Wine Collective on June 18, 2020.


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