Questions for the Wine Writer

Brick House Vineyard owner Doug Tunnell will turn the tables on Oregonian wine columnist Katherine Cole, interviewing her in front of a live audience Wednesday, May 1, at 7:30 p.m. in 222 T.J. Day Hall. The conversation will be a dynamic exploration of the Oregon wine industry. Cole writes "Wine Notes" for The Oregonian and contributes to Portland's MIX Magazine. Her work has also appeared in numerous national magazines, including Wine Spectator, Wine & Spirits and Gourmet. Cole's book, Voodoo Vintners: Oregon's Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers, was published in 2011 and has been celebrated for its lively charm and wry humor by The New York Times, Wine Spectator, Huffington Post and Chicago Sun-Times. Cole's second book, Complete Wine Selector: How to Choose the Right Wine Every Time, will be published internationally this summer. She holds degrees from Harvard College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has studied with the International Sommelier Guild, and has taught journalism courses at Portland State University. Former journalist Doug Tunnell, who will conduct the interview, founded Brick House Vineyards and Wine Company, one of Oregon's first certified organic vineyards and wineries. From 1975 to 1992 Tunnell served as a correspondent for CBS News, covering the world from Europe, the Middle East and the U.S. He won or shared Emmy Awards for his coverage of the aborted U.S. mission to rescue the hostages in Iran in 1980, the Middle East Peace Initiative in 1978 to 1982, and the 1988 destruction of Pan Am Flight 103 by a terrorist bomb. He also covered the first Gulf War and the Islamic revolution in Iran, among other events. Tunnell received a master's degree in journalism at Columbia University and an honorary doctoral degree from Linfield College in 2005. He serves on the Linfield Board of Trustees and the Oregon Wine Board. Subject: Wine Run Length: 00:58 Author: Doug Tunnell Author: Katherine Cole Publisher: Linfield College Copyright: 2013