Peterson, Jeff




49 minutes 35 seconds


July 7, 2010

Interview Summary

David Adelsheim founded Adelsheim Vineyard with Ginny Adelsheim in 1971. He is now the president of the company after having filled various positions over the years. He earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Oregon Wine Board in 2012.  In this interview, David Adelsheim shares what drew him to wine growing and some of his early connections in the industry. He talks about some of his mistakes and what he has learned after years in the industry.

This interview was conducted by Jeff Peterson on July 7, 2010.


Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.