This interview is with Marcus Glaze of Lavinea Wines. In this interview, Marcus speaks about his slow, steady growth in the wine industry, finding wine by accident and working his way through, including his formal wine education and how he came to work with Isabelle Meunier at Lavinea.
He also talks about his other career in the music industry, the evolution of his music and his band. Balancing two all-encompassing passions like wine and music are a challenge, and he talks about finding the sweet spot. He also talks about what comes next and the evolution of Oregon wine since he’s been part of the industry.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt in Nicholson Library at Linfield University on August 22, 2022.
This interview is with Isabelle Meunier of Lavinea Wines. In this interview, Isabelle speaks about her time traveling the world and learning about wine. She talks about her experiences in Burgundy, New Zealand, Vancouver Island, Niagara, Oregon, and more. She describes her wine education in France, where she discovered she was interested in wine production more than marketing. Isabelle also goes on to talk about her roles involving organic and biodynamic viticulture and winemaking. Later, Isabelle discusses her brand Lavinea Wines, as well as her tasting room and partner Greg Rolston.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Lavinea Wines in Carlton on July 18th, 2022.