Note: Due to technical difficulties, the sound and video at times are distorted.

This interview is with Stewart Boedecker & Athena Pappas, owners/winemakers of Boedecker Cellars, an urban winery in Portland, Oregon. They start the interview talking about what drew them to the wine industry and why the decided to make wine in Portland. They then talk about their different styles of winemaking and Athena talks about what it’s like being a businesswoman in 2017.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Boedecker Cellars on August 16, 2017.


This interview is with Stewart and Athena Boedecker, the founders of Boedecker Cellars established in Portland, Oregon in 2003. They discuss how they got into the wine industry and a friendly rivalry in making their own distinct wines.

This interview was conducted by David Baker in 2012.

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