This interview is with Remy Drabkin, the owner of Remy Wines in McMinnville, Oregon. In this interview, she talks about growing up in the wine industry, learning to make wine from the pioneers and Italian varietals. At the end, Remy also discusses being a part of the minority in the wine industry, owning a business in a small town and the future of the winery.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt on May 9, 2017.


Remy Drabkin is the founder and winemaker at Remy Wines. Her interest in wine began as a child when she was growing up knowing the pioneer winemakers in the McMinnville area. She was interviewed as part of the “Women in Wine” project with the Linfield College Center for the Northwest.

This interview was conducted by Jeff Peterson on November 8, 2012.

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