This interview is with Tiquette Bramlett. She shared about growing up with food and wine around the table where she observed the culture and conversation that surrounded it. She went to Chapman University where she studied music and was around more wine. After college, she shared that she was diagnosed with cancer, and later in the interview she explained the concept behind Redolent Tiquette’s Piquette wine which her friends started and raises money for ThyCa.

Tiquette told the story of how she ended up in Oregon, and what brought her to Anne Amie where she worked for five years in the tasting room and as a Brand Ambassador. She shared what her time at Anne Amie was like, and then moved on to speak about her role at Abbey Creek Cellars.

Tiquette finished the interview by describing her work with Assemblage, and her successful start with her own organization, Our Legacy Harvested. She shared her hopes and goals for the future, and concluded with what wine’s role in society is.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Mac Market in McMinnville on March 9, 2021.


This interview is with Bertony Faustin, owner and winemaker of Abbey Creek Winery. During this interview, Bertony discusses the challenges of creating a winery from scratch and crafting a wine brand that’s unique to who he is. Bertony talks about the newly released documentary, Red, White & Black: An Oregon Wine Story and his hopes for the future of the industry.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt on June 4th, 2018 at Abbey Creek Winery in North Plains, Oregon.

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