This interview is with Bill Nelson, an early member of the Oregon Winegrowers Association and Wine America and covers topics including the early wine industry history of Southern Oregon, Oregon as a whole, and the United States.

Nelson provides a description of the evolution of the Oregon Wine Council, the Oregon Winegrowers Association, and the formation of the Oregon Wine Advisory Board. Nelson also speaks to early legislative efforts in the wine industry, and he speculates how the consumer market may evolve in the future.

This interview was conducted by Rachael Woody at the Oregon Wine Board on May 30, 2013.