Schmidt, Rich


1 hour 42 minutes 44 seconds


July 31, 2020


This interview is with Tony Rynders of Tendril Wine Cellars. In this interview, Tony talks about how he got into the wine industry, his previous work experiences, and how that informed where he is today. He provides an overview for his business, his vision, and how he went about choosing what varietals to plant. Towards the end of the interview, Tony touches on his winemaking philosophy, what he sees for the future for himself and the industry, as well as how he has navigated through the pandemic, and what the role of wine in society is.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Tendril Wine Cellars on July 31, 2020.


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