1 hour 50 minutes 20 seconds
June 14, 2021
This interview is with Mike Primozich of Arterberry Maresh. In this interview, Mike speaks about his early life and what got him started in the wine industry. He talks about learning on the job, mistakes he made, and mentors he had. He goes over developing his palate, his winemaking skills, and his winemaking philosophy. He also talks about tasting events, memorable experiences, and changes the industry has gone through. Later, Mike describes his work as Assistant Winemaker at Arterberry Maresh and what his goals are for his wine. At the end, he talks about what the future holds for the Oregon Wine Industry and how the events of 2020 may affect it.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Mike’s home in McMinnville on June 14, 2021
Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.