Paul van der Veldt


Schmidt, Rich

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Video File


57 minutes 39 seconds

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Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


Paul van der Veldt is the founder and owner of Shallon Winery in Astoria, Oregon. 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.


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