This interview is with Jure Poberaj of Poberaj Wines. In this interview, Jure speaks about finding an interest in wine and cooking while growing up in Washington DC, and finding his way to Oregon for college.

He talks about moving to the Columbia Gorge and starting a bakery, and from there starting to make wine before finding a site for a vineyard and winery space. He also talks about how the Gorge’s wine scene has changed and what lies ahead.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Poberaj Wines in White Salmon, Wash., on August 8, 2022.