39 minutes 33 seconds
September 7, 2017
This interview is with Fred and Mary Benoit of Chateau Benoit (now Anne Amie Vineyards). They discuss the struggles of planting their first vineyard near Salem and the community of people in the industry at the time. Fred and Mary finish the interview talking about the growth of their winery and why they eventually decided to sell.
This interview was conducted by Stephanie Hofmann at the Benoit’s home in Vancouver, Washington on September 7, 2017.
Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.