Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 13 minutes 38 seconds


July 8, 2020


This interview is with Patrick Reuter of Dominio IV. In this interview, Patrick talks about how he got into wine, his various travels, the education that he received, and his process that led him to creating Dominio IV. Patrick shares the brand’s meaning, what makes Oregon special, and his unique way of tasting wine which he calls “shape tasting.” Towards the end of the interview, Patrick touches on changes he’s seen to the Oregon wine industry, his project of creating the Willamette Valley map, what he sees for the future of the Oregon wine industry, as well as the future for Dominio IV.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Dominio IV on July 8, 2020.


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