Nick Peirano


Miglavs, Janis

Document Type

Video File


21 minutes 3 seconds

Publication Date



Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is with Nick Peirano, owner of Nick’s Italian Cafe in McMinnville, Oregon. Peirano discusses how his business got involved in the wine industry, his relationships with the early winemakers, and offers his unique perspective on how the industry has evolved over the years.

For a shareable version of this video, please see the interview on YouTube.


The oral history interviews were conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations. These interviews were digitally migrated from Sony MiniDiscs and are audio only.

This project is supported in part by the Oregon Cultural Trust.