Miglavs, Janis


1 hour 22 minutes 27 seconds


circa 2007-2009

Interview Summary

This interview is with Scott Burns, a professor of geology at Portland State University. Burns has taught all over the world about soil and the terroir of different places. In this interview, he talks about his work, experiences he’s had in the wine industry, and the science behind varietals.

This interview was conducted by Janis Miglavs in 2007.


Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations. These interviews were digitally migrated from Sony MiniDiscs and are audio only.

This project is supported in part by the Oregon Cultural Trust.