INTERVIEWER

Schmidt, Rich

DURATION

53 minutes 37 seconds

DATE

March 17, 2020

INTERVIEW SUMMARY

This interview is with Paul Beck of Willamette Wine Concierge. In this interview, Paul discusses how he got into the hospitality industry, his schooling, and how he eventually came to Oregon and entered the wine industry. He talks about his various job experiences, the knowledge that he gained along the way, and how that led him to starting Willamette Wine Concierge. Towards the end of the interview, Paul shares his business philosophy, how he balances his work, changes he’s seen in the Oregon Wine Industry, and the future for himself and his business.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at the Nicholson Library on March 17, 2020.

COMMENTS

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