Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 21 minutes 11 seconds


July 11, 2023


This interview is with Robin Howell of Sokol Blosser Winery. In this interview, Robin speaks about entering the wine industry with a scientific interest, and honing her skills in Oregon, France and New Zealand before finding her way to Sokol Blosser.

Once at Sokol Blosser, she talks about progressing from enologist all the way up to winemaker, and about the challenges and successes that came with each step. She talks about her role now and where it will be going, as well as the future of the Oregon wine industry.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Sokol Blosser Winery in Dayton on July 11, 2023.


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


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