Guest Lectures


This collection features edited videos of guest lectures for the Fundamentals of Wine course taught at Linfield College. Given Linfield College’s location in the heart of Oregon wine country, Linfield is able to access some of the most prominent experts in the field as a resource for the class.


Lectures from  2018

Vintage Report 2017, Gregory Jones et al.

Lectures from  2017

The Current State of International Marketing, Alex Gambal

Lectures from 2016

Managing Expectations: The Microbiome in Agriculture, Jack Gilbert

Northwest Wineries Mergers and Acquisitions: An Industry in Transition,  Erik McLaughlin

What I’ve Learned in 50 Years of Viticulture, Richard Smart

Timely Trunk Renewal, Richard Smart

What Is New with Canopy Management?, Richard Smart

Lectures from 2015

Bringing Burgundy to the Willamette Valley, David Adelsheim

Terroir, Vintage & the Importance of Data, David Beck

Sustainability and Family in Oregon Wine, Susan Sokol Blosser

The Business of Wine, Ellen Brittan

The Science of Wine Tasting, Robert Brittan

Harvesting & Processing Oregon Pinot, Anthony King

Marketing the Oregon Wine Experience, Jeremy Schubert

Biodynamics & Winemaking, Doug Tunnell

Susan Sokol Blosser, Susan Sokol Blosser

Lectures from 2013

Climate, Grapes, and Wine, Gregory Jones

Unraveling the Mystique of Terroir, Gregory Jones

Questions for the Wine Writer, Doug Tunnell & Katherine Cole

Lectures from 2011

25th Anniversary IPNC Documentary, Michael Huntsberger, Nic Miles, Paloma Dale