Steve Girard

Interviewer

Schmidt, Rich

Document Type

Video File

Duration

1 hour 30 minutes 14 seconds

Publication Date

6-27-2018

Disciplines

Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

In this oral history interview, we talked with Steve Girard of Benton-Lane Winery. Steve talks about his early appreciation for wine and how he got hooked on Oregon Pinot Noir. He also discusses his journey of acquiring his unique property, planting his vines, and making his wine. One point that he emphasizes is that it takes a team, not a single person, to make a wine successful.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt on June 27, 2018 at Benton-Lane WInery in Monroe, Oregon.

Comments

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