INTERVIEWER

Schmidt, Rich

DURATION

47 minutes 24 seconds

DATE

February 26, 2020

INTERVIEW SUMMARY

This interview is with Tim Malone of Timothy Malone Wines. In this interview, Tim talks about how he transitioned from music to wine, what it was like working in the beer industry, and and what prompted him to move to Oregon. He speaks about how music and wine go hand in hand together, what it was like starting at Fountainhead Wines and gained experience in distribution, and what was special about Oregon. Tim describes what the industry was initially like, his various work experience, and how he went about starting his label. Towards the end of the interview, Tim talks about his winemaking philosophy, what he hopes consumers take away from his wines, the future for himself, and the industry in general.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at the Nicholson Library at Linfield College on February 26, 2020.

COMMENTS

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