This interview is with Paul Johnson of Satyr Fire Wine. In this interview, Paul speaks about discovering a passion for wine, diving deep into the topic, and eventually deciding he needed to be in Oregon to be fully immersed. He talks about his initial work at Duck Pond Cellars, which enabled him to work on both the business side and in the cellar.
From there, he talks about his formative time with Alit/Rose & Arrow, and starting his own brand Satyr Fire. He speaks at length about the Oregon wine community, and what he hopes to contribute to the industry and its success.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt in the Nicholson Library at Linfield University on February 16, 2023.