Don & Carolyn Byard


Woody, Rachael Cristine




1 hour 17 minutes 25 seconds

Publication Date

December 11, 2015

Interview Summary

This interview is with Don and Carolyn Byard, of Brooks Winery.  Don and Carolyn Byard were two of the original pioneers in the Oregon wine industry. Through hard work and determination, they created a successful vineyard and winery, Brooks Winery. This interview focuses on the Byards’ start in the business, family life, and what the future of the industry looks like.

This interview was conducted by Rachael Woody at Brooks Winery on December 11, 2015.


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