Title

Barney Watson Interview

Media

Interviewer

Schmidt, Rich

Document Type

Video File

Duration

1 hour 26 minutes 44 seconds

Publication Date

9-22-2015

Disciplines

Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College Archives staff Rich Schmidt with Barney Watson, of Oregon State University. The interview took place at the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College on September 22, 2015.

Barney Watson was an instructor and Enology Extension Specialist at Oregon State University (OSU) for 28 years, working to develop the best ways to bring grape clones into the Oregon wine industry. In 2004, he co-founded a winery, Tyee. In this interview, Watson discusses how he got into the wine industry, his work at OSU, and his overall wine philosophy.

Comments

Some oral history interviews were conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.

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