Brooks Winery 20th Anniversary Interview: Tad Seestedt
23 minutes 13 seconds
Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology
This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt with Tad Seestedt of Ransom Wine Co. & Distillery. The interview took place at Ransom Wine and Spirits, Seestedt's farm and production facility, in Sheridan, Oregon on March 30, 2018.
Tad Seestedt is the owner of Ransom Wine Co. & Distillery in Sheridan, Oregon. In this interview, part of the Brooks Winery 20th Anniversary Project, Seestedt discusses the unexpected passing of Jimi Brooks, the founder of Brooks Winery, in September of 2004. Many of Brooks's wine industry friends, including Seestedt, came together to complete Brooks's harvest that year. This interview sheds light on the story of camaraderie in the face of tragedy in the Oregon wine industry.
Seestedt, Tad, "Brooks Winery 20th Anniversary Interview: Tad Seestedt" (2018). Oral History Interviews: Brooks Winery. Video File. Submission 1.