Baker, David




59 minutes 29 seconds


June 4, 2013

Interview Summary

This interview is with Janie Brooks Heuck, who became the manager of Brooks Winery when her brother, Jimi Brooks, unexpectedly passed away in 2004. Janie talks about her life before the winery, what it’s like to manage a winery, and the importance of preserving her brother’s legacy.

This interview was conducted by David Baker on June 4, 2013.


Portions of this interview were used for Three Crows Productions’ documentary American Wine Story. 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 the Oregon Cultural Trust.