This interview is with Pedro Parra of Rose & Arrow and Pedro Parra y Familia. In this interview, Pedro speaks about his roundabout way of discovering an interest in soil and terroir that led to his being one of the most in-demand terroir consultants in the world. He talks about his advanced education and discovering the need for his expertise, leading to him advising wine projects all over the world.
He also talks about his own wine project in Chile and the trials and tribulations of making your own wine. And he talks about his work in Oregon with Chapter 24 and now Rose & Arrow, and what excites him about Oregon’s future.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at the Atticus Hotel in McMinnville on March 8, 2023.
This interview is with Felipe Ramirez of Rose and Arrow Estate. In this interview, Felipe describes growing up and studying winemaking in Chile, continuing his education in various parts of France, and eventually making his way to Oregon to continue his journey in the wine industry. Felipe then expresses what it is like working with members of the French and Chilean wine industries here in Oregon. Later, he describes choosing a site to grow grapes on, and gives details about the soil pit on his property. Felipe then goes on to speak about selling his Rose and Arrow wines, and finding a clientele that resonate with his wines. Towards the end of the interview, Felipe touches on what he sees within the future, and what his experience with COVID-19 has been so far. To conclude, Felipe talks about his initial impression of the Oregon wine industry, as well as the biggest changes he’s seen.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Leglemns Vineyard on August 18, 2020.
This interview is with Netanya Welsh of Rose & Arrow Estate. In this interview, Natanya describes how she got into wine, the education she received, and what eventually brought her to Oregon. Netanya then goes on to speak about what it is like working for Rose & Arrow, and what the brand stands for. Later, she goes in depth about her grape growing philosophy, and what Organic and sustainable winemaking means to her. Towards the end of the interview, Netanya describes what her experiences have been working in the vineyard as a woman. To conclude, Netanya talks about what she sees for the future of the Oregon wine industry.
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This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Aebischer Vineyard on July 15, 2020.