Donna Jean and Jim McDaniel


Woody, Rachael Cristine

Document Type

Video File


1 hour 3 minutes 15 seconds

Publication Date



Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody with Donna Jean and Jim McDaniel, of McDaniel Vineyard. The interview took place at the McDaniel family home on September 17, 2015.

The first half of the interview focuses on how Donna Jean met Jim and their family life during the start of the business. The second half of the interview focuses on how they have been so successful with their marriage and advice for anyone looking to get into wine.


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