This interview is with Sam Parra of Parra Wine Company. In this interview, Sam talks about how wine came naturally to him, his various experiences with wine, the education he received, and where he went from there. Sam also speaks about what appealed to him about sales and hospitality, how he came back to Oregon, the steps he took to starting Parra Wine Company, and what the future looks like for himself and the industry, as well as how he’s adapting to COVID-19.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt in Amity, Oregon, on June 25, 2020.