Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology
The Alloro Vineyard tasting room in Sherwood, Oregon can be seen from a gravel road on the property. This image was taken during an oral history interview with David Nemarnik and Tom Fitzpatrick on July 21, 2016. Nemarnik and Fitzpatrick were interviewed by Linfield College Archives staff Rich Schmidt.
David Nemarnik is the owner and vineyard manager at Alloro Vineyard (located on Laurel Ridge in the Chehalem Mountains), where Tom Fitzpatrick is the winemaker and general manager. Nemarnik planted the first vines for Alloro (Italian for 'laurel') in 1999. The Mediterranean-inspired winery and tasting room were completed in 2003. Fitzpatrick joined Alloro Vineyard in 2010 after working for wineries in Washington, New Zealand, Napa Valley, Burgundy, and Oregon.
Linfield College Archives, "Alloro Vineyard View 03" (2016). Browse All Willamette Valley Oral History Interview Photos. Image. Submission 239.