This interview is with Nate Wall of Troon Wines. In this interview, Nate speaks about discovering an interest in microbes and an interest in wine, but taking a while to find the connection between the two. He talks about getting his start working in the Virginia wine industry before coming to Oregon, and the various places he worked.
Once in Oregon, he takes us through the path to coming to Troon, from finding a passion for biodynamic farming to finding Troon just as it was about to undertake a massive biodynamic project. He also talks about what comes next for him and for the brand.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Troon Wines tasting room in McMinnville on April 5, 2023.
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This Oral History Interview is with Craig Camp of Troon Vineyards. Craig has worked in a variety of roles in wine and a variety of places in the world, but the chance to practice biodynamic farming and winemaking at Troon is what brought him back to Oregon to stay.
In this interview he talks about his path through the industry, what excites him about biodynamics, and the future of Troon and the Oregon wine industry.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt on January 20, 2022 at the Troon Vineyards tasting room in McMinnville.
This interview is with Garett Long of Troon Vineyard. In this interview, Garett speaks about his interest in biogeochemistry, also known as soil science. He also touches on what spirituality and therapeutic practices bring to the winemaking process.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Troon Vineyards tasting room in McMinnville on January 20, 2022.
This interview is with Maggie Bowman, step-daughter of the late Dick Troon and covers the personal life of Dick Troon, the founder of Troon Vineyard. Bowman recounts her early years at Troon Vineyard and life with Dick Troon and Bowman’s mother, Virginia.
This interview was conducted by Rachael Woody at Troon Vineyar’s Carlton Tasting Room on November 8, 2013.