Miglavs, Janis




1 hour 41 minutes 44 seconds

Publication Date

September 26, 2007

Interview Summary

This interview is with Jim Bernau, founder of Willamette Valley Vineyards. Bernau talks about the growth of his business, memories from the early days of Oregon wine, legislation, and awards he has won in the industry.

This interview was conducted by Janis Miglavs on September 26, 2007.


Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations. These interviews were digitally migrated from Sony MiniDiscs and are audio only.

This project is supported in part by the Oregon Cultural Trust.