Schmidt, Rich


48 minutes 24 seconds


March 2, 2020


This interview is with Russell Lichtenthal of Flâneur Wines. In this interview, Russell talks about how he got into wine after working in culinary for some time. He speaks about the various experiences that led him to Oregon, his various experiences abroad, and how he found Flâneur, his role within the label. Towards the end of the interview, Russell touches on his initial thoughts of the Oregon Wine Industry, changes he’s seen since he first entered, the future for Flâneur, and himself. To conclude, he reflects on the role of wine within society.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Flâneur Wines on March 2, 2020


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