This interview is with Emily Bachand of Résonance. Emily talks about finding her way from the restaurant industry in California to the Oregon wine industry, and her progression through. Her dedication to service – “if we can, we should” being her guiding customer service principle – found her at Stoller Estate during a huge growth period. She talks about the lessons learned there, and what drew her to a new challenge at Résonance.
In addition, she talks about the challenges and rewards of being in service and working with a customer-facing team, as well as what might be in the future at Résonance and at Recipe, the Newberg restaurant owned by Emily and her husband Paul.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Résonance in Carlton on May 18, 2022.
This interview is with Guillaume Large of Résonance Wines. In this interview, Guillaume describes growing up in France, and his journey working for several wineries in Burgundy, including Maison Louis Jadot. He explains eventually making his way to the WIllamette Valley to continue the Maison Louis Jadot legacy in Oregon. He describes starting the brand Résonance in the Willamette Valley, and what all went into the process. Guillaume expresses how his technical and practical experience combine in his winemaking. Later, he describes his thoughts on Oregon, and compares the Terroir of the Willamette Valley and Burgundy. Towards the end of the interview, he touches on climate change, and describes the freedom that winemaking in Oregon allows. To conclude, Guillaume looks ahead to the future of Résonance for the possibility to plant more vines, to continue their relationship with Maison Louis Jadot, and to increase the size of the winery and tasting room, yet no matter what keeping the focus on high quality Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Résonance Wines on August 20, 2020.