56 minutes 36 seconds
This interview is with Tad Seestedt, the founder of Ransom Wines and Spirits in Sheridan, Oregon. Ransom’s first vines were planted in 2010. Seestedt discusses his life before the wine industry, organic practices, and the importance of keeping the quality of the wine high.
This interview was conducted by David Baker in 2012.
Portions of this interview were used for Three Crows Productions’ documentary American Wine Story. Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.
This project is supported in part by the Oregon Cultural Trust.