Schmidt, Rich


57 minutes 39 seconds


March 30, 2017

Interview Summary

This interview is with Paul van der Veldt of Shallon Winery in Astoria. His is a one-man shop far from traditional Oregon wine country. In this interview he talks about how he got started making wine, coming up with his famous chocolate-orange whey wine and his wide variety of experiences owning a small winery on the Oregon coast.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Shallon Winery on March 30, 2017.


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