1 hour 2 minutes 15 seconds
Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology
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.
For a shareable version of this video, please see the interview on YouTube.
Sommer, Richard, “Richard Sommer Interview” (2007). Janis Miglavs Interview Collection. Video File. Submission 9.