Woody, Rachael Cristine




27 minutes 47 seconds


June 14, 2014

Interview Summary

This interview is with Don Graves. In this interview, Graves discusses how he met Dr. Clore and Clore’s influence not only on Graves’s interest in growing wine grapes but also the growth of the wine industry in the Columbia Gorge. Graves also discusses dividing his time between working at Bonneville Dam and starting a vineyard.

This interview was conducted by Rachael Woody at Graves’ home in Dallesport, Washington on June 14, 2014.


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

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Wine Board.