Scott Burns



Miglavs, Janis

Document Type

Video File


1 hour 22 minutes 27 seconds

Date Range

circa 2007-2009


Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


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.

For a shareable version of this video, please see the interview on YouTube.


The oral history interviews were 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.