This interview is with Jake Pippin of Multnomah Wine Studio. In this interview, Jake speaks about his journey through the world of wine. He goes over his work at Wines of Chile and discusses how the Chilean wine industry has grown. He also considers how Chile may change as its wine culture develops. Jake takes us through his wine education, both formal and informal, and also describes his other jobs in the industry, including his role at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars and Fetzer Vineyards.
Later, Jake speaks about the nature of the Oregon Wine Industry and how products are sold and consumed. He also shares his opinions on where Oregon is successful, as well as what he’d like to see change. At the end, he talks about Multnomah Wine Studio and what he has planned for that project going forward.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Nicholson Library in McMinnville on June 9, 2021.