INTERVIEWER

Schmidt, Rich

DURATION

1 hour 25 minutes 24 seconds

DATE

August 7, 2020

INTERVIEW SUMMARY

This interview is with Tracy Kendall of Nicolas-Jay. In this interview, Tracy talks about how she got into wine and received her education, her various travels, what’s unique about Oregon, and the knowledge she received working with various people in the industry. Tracy also speaks about her winemaking philosophy and how it has evolved, what she sees for herself within the next ten years, what she sees for the future of the Oregon wine industry, how the pandemic has affected her wine life, and the role of wine in society.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Nicolas-Jay on August 7, 2020.

COMMENTS

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