Lynn and Ron Penner-Ash


Miglavs, Janis

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Video File


1 hour 13 minutes 3 seconds

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Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is with Lynn and Ron Penner-Ash, co-founders of Penner-Ash Wine Cellars in Newberg, Oregon, established in 1998. Lynn discusses her start in the industry, what it takes to be a good winemaker, and her role in the industry as one of the first female winemakers. Ron describes his experience in the wine industry, as well as his vineyard philosophy.

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


The oral history interviews were 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.