1 hour 2 minutes 15 seconds
September 29, 2007
This interview is with Richard Sommer, widely acknowledged as the father of the Oregon wine industry who planted the first commercially-produced Pinot Noir. Sommer discusses what drew him to wine, what it was like to be a pioneer, coming to Oregon, and grape varietals.
This interview was conducted by Janis Miglavs on September 29, 2007.