Title

Ray Nuclo Interview

Media

Interviewer

Schmidt, Rich

Document Type

Video File

Duration

43 minutes 3 seconds

Publication Date

6-13-2019

Disciplines

Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt with Ray Nuclo of King Estate Winery. The interview took place at King Estate in Eugene, Oregon on June 13, 2019.

Ray Nuclo is the director of viticulture and winery operations at King Estate Winery. In this interview, Nuclo talks about how he got into viticulture and his commitment to sustainability within the industry. He describes the challenges associated with farming biodynamically at King Estate, his various responsibilities on- and off-site, and a typical day during the growing season. Nuclo then explains what he wants his grapes to express when made into King Estate wine, what he sees for the future, changes in the viticultural side of the industry, and advice for anyone wanting to enter the Oregon wine industry today.

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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