Earl Jones


Woody, Rachael Cristine

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Video File


26 minutes 9 seconds

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Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody with Earl Jones of Abacela Winery. The interview took place at Abacela Winery on June 6, 2013, and covered topics including early wine industry history in the region and Earl Jones’s involvement in the industry.

In addition to the history of Abacela and the regional wine industry, the interview reflects upon the identity of Southern Oregon wines and which varietals are suited for the Southern Oregon climate.

For a shareable version of this video, please see the interview on YouTube.


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

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