This oral history interview is with David Brown of Mitchell Wine Group and Threemile Vineyard. David talks about growing up in Portland and being intrigued by growing things and building businesses from an early age. He talks about starting the Mitchell Wine Group, building a team and his leadership philosophy.

Later, he talks about finding, purchasing and developing Threemile Vineyard in The Dalles, as well as looking at the future of the Oregon wine industry, specifically in the Columbia Gorge.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at David’s home in Wilsonville on April 7, 2022.