This interview is with Scott Nelson of Résolu Cellars. In this interview he begins with describing how he began with home winemaking as a hobby, and his hobby later evolving into a business. Scott makes wine with his son Cameron at their urban winery at Scott’s home in Beaverton.
Later in the interview, he explains his decision to work with many different varieties, including some bolder reds. He shares the reception he has received from customers and people in his community. Scott also describes some of his winemaking decisions, and the trials with inoculations and use of his winery space over the years.
Towards the end of the interview Scott looks ahead to the future, and mentoring others in the wine industry. He concludes with advice for joining the wine industry today.
This Oral History Interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt with Scott Nelson on January 26, 2021.