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    Melanie Natoli interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-01-19 Interview with winemaker and vineyard manager Melanie Natoli of Cana Winery and Vineyard in MIddleburg, Virginia. A former physical therapist, she talks about how she got into working in wine and her current job.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Natoli, Melanie - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Amanda Stewart interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-02-24 Video recorded interview conducted at the Virginia Vineyard Association annual meeting at the Omni Hotel. Dr. Amanda Stewart talks about her work with students and researchers in Food Science and Technology at Virginia Tech.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Stewart, Amanda C. - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Amy Denton interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-02-20 Interview with Amy Denton at her home about the business she runs with her husband, DiVine Wine Tours of Virginia, which takes small groups of pre-paid customers on guided tours and tastings at area wineries.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Denton, Amy Glen - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    William Tremain Hatch interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-02-24 Interview with William "Bill" Hatch, owner of Zephaniah Farm. He talks about running a family business; converting his land from dairy and cattle to grape vines; the old homestead; Leesburg; running a vineyard; and seating tastings.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Hatch, Bill - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Robert Grouge interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2017-09-02 Interview with Robert "Bob" Grouge, who talks about his job as the Tasting Room Manager of Barrel Oak Winery in Delaplane, Virginia. He discusses various topics, including training and supervising staff; managing large groups; job satisfaction; second careers; winemaking; beer brewing; entertainment; and wine clubs.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Grouge, Robert - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2017-01-01
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    Francoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-01-13 Interview with owner and winemaker Francoise Moiseiwitch-Sellier at her part-time home and vineyard, Revelation Vineyards in Reva, Virginia. She talks about various topics, including other local vineyards; high school workers; wine training; soil testing, organic farming, and root stock; threats like black rot, cicadas, and squirrels; prejudice against Virginia wine; apples and cider production; different varieties of wine--malbec and tempranillo; sexism in the workplace;...
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Seillier-Moiseiwitsch, Françoise - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Gloria Buchanan interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2017-10-05 Interview with Gloria Buchanan about her work as a Tasting Room Associate at Greenhill Vineyards in Middleburg, Virginia. She discussed numerous topics, including Swedenburg and other regional wineries; out-of-state distribution; her background and training; different varietals; alcohol content; pairing food and wine; outreach; food and vineyards in California and Italy; bees and beekeeping.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Buchanan, Gloria - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2017-01-01
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    Jason Daniel Murray interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2017-09-06 Interview with Jason Murray, owner and winemaker at Arterra Wines in Delaplane, Virginia. During the wide-ranging interview, Murray discusses numerous topics, including his training and career; horticulture; apple orchards and cider; other local vineyards and wineries; creating and running a tasting room; local cultural institutions; the environmental impact of wine making; organic wine making; threats to the vines, including blackrot and other diseases; bottling...
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Murray, Jason D. - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2017-01-01
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    Jennifer Lynn McCloud interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2017-11-30 Interview with Jennifer "Jenni" McCloud, owner and winemaker of Chrysalis Vineyards and the Ag District in Middleburg, Virginia. During the interview, she discusses numerous topics, including: wine making; local farms and vineyards; animal husbandry-chickens; and different varieties of wine.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Stryker, Kim D. - McCloud, Jennifer Lynn
    • Date: 2017-01-01
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    Betsy Dolphin and Jim Dolphin interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-02-09 Interview with Jim Dolphin and Betsy Dolphin, owners and operators of Delaplane Cellars in Delaplane, Virginia. They discuss second careers, their operation; their love of wine; and living and working together.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Dolphin, Betsy - Dolphin, Jim - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    James McConway Law interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-01-10 Interview with James "Jim" McConway Law of Linden Vineyards in Linden, Virginia. Jim Law is one of the pioneers of Virginia wine and is referenced as a mentor or legend in many of the other interviews.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Law, Jim - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Justin Bogaty interview conducted by Kaitlyn Kinney, 2018-02-16 Interview with Justin Bogaty, winemaker at Veramar Vineyard.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Bogaty, Justin - Kinney, Kaitlyn
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Kevin Scott Switz interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-04-12 Interview with Stone Tower Winery's Senior Brand Ambassador, Kevin Switz. Stone Tower is one of the largest wineries with two side-by-side tasting rooms: one for people with children and dogs and one for adults only. It is owned by the Hubert family who have a furniture company called Belfort.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Switz, Kevin Scott - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Mizuho Nita interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-02-15 Discussion with Dr. Mizuho Nita, plant pathologist, about his work supporting grape growers with research, education, and information to help them grow healthy vines.
    • Contributor: Nita, Mizuho - Occupational Folklife Project - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Neal Wavra interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2017-10-06 Discussion with Neal Wavra, the proprietor of Field & Main, a widely-recognized farm-to-table restaurant in Marshall, Virginia. He discusses his work and shares his thoughts on Virginian wine. He also talks about his previous career and work at The Local Taste in Upperville, Virginia, and his current work at his own influential restaurant, Field & Main.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Wavra, Neal - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2017-01-01
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    Randall Nelson Morgan interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2017-08-25 Discussion with Randall Nelson Morgan, the new owner of Naked Mountain Vineyards in Markham, Virginia, about taking over an established Virginia winery. He talks about managing all the different jobs required and his plans for the future.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Stryker, Kim D. - Morgan, Randall Nelson
    • Date: 2017-01-01
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    Sebastien Marquet interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2017-11-25 During this wide-ranging discussion with Sebastien Marquet, he talks about about his young life in France attending special wine school; striking out on his own; making wine in the Caribbean; eventually coming to Virginia as a consultant; and heading up wine making at Greenhill Winery.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Stryker, Kim D. - Marquet, Sébastien
    • Date: 2017-01-01
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    Tremain Hatch interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-02-05 Discussion with Tremain Hatch, son of Bill Hatch and Bonnie Archer, about his family's vineyard: Zephaniah Farm Winery. He also discusses his work as an agricultural extension agent for the state of Virginia specializing in vineyard management.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Hatch, Tremain - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Bonnie Archer interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-04-12 Discussion with Bonnie Archer (mother of Tremain Hatch and spouse of Bill Hatch) of Zephaniah Farm and Winery in Leesburg, Virginia. A former teacher and IT specialist, Archer discusses history of the farm, her family, and the joys of winemaking and farming.
    • Contributor: Archer, Bonnie - Occupational Folklife Project - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01
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    Sebastian Zutant interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2017-12-12 Discussion with Sebastian "Jonathan" Zutant, wine designer and owner of the Primrose restaurant in Washington, DC. He is also the co-owner of his own Virginia wine, The Lightwell Survey, an aficionado of "natural" wines, and he has worked with many of DC's top restaurants. In this interview, he discusses his career and shares his thoughts on wine and winemaking in Virginia and elsewhere.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Stryker, Kim D. - Zutant, Sebastian
    • Date: 2017-01-01
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    Timothy Clune interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2017-09-05 Discussion with sommelier Timothy Clune about his career, training, and experiences in wine and with Virginia wine in particular. He owns a wine consulting business called The Wandering Somm and works in the restaurant industry.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Stryker, Kim D. - Clune, Timothy
    • Date: 2017-01-01
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    Dr. Tony Wolf interview conducted by Kim D. Stryker, 2018-02-05 Interview with the widely-respected Dr. Tony Wolf of Virginia Tech. He discusses the work he does conducting research, teaching, and providing outreach and support to winegrowers throughout the state of Virginia.
    • Contributor: Occupational Folklife Project - Wolf, Tony Kenneth - Stryker, Kim D.
    • Date: 2018-01-01