This interview is with Rick Ensminger, vineyard manager of Celilo Vineyard. In this interview, he talks about his start in the wine industry in 1976, what it’s like growing grapes, the unique qualities of the Columbia Gorge, and the future of the AVA.

This interview was conducted by Rachael Woody at Celilo Vineyard on June 10, 2016.

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