1 hour 4 minutes 26 seconds
August 12, 2020
This interview is with Luke and Emily De Hayr, owners of Gemini Vineyards. In this interview they spoke about their meeting, how they eventually found the Gemini Vineyard site, and their farming techniques as well as the training system for their vines. Next, they speak about raising young children at the vineyard, and the importance of having a family run farm. Emily and Luke describe their relationships with winemakers and other grape growers in the industry, as well as the collaboration that still exists today in Oregon. Later, they explain the process of selling their grapes, and touch on how the pandemic has changed their lives. Finally, they tell of their future plans for the vineyard and their family.
This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Gemini Vineyard on August 12, 2020.
Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.