Woody, Rachael Cristine

Salrin, Melissa




45 minutes 22 seconds


July 17, 2014

Interview Summary

This interview is with Lynne Chamberlain of Spofford Station. The interview took place on July 17, 2014 and included topics such as Chamberlain’s move from education to winemaking, her family roots in Walla Walla, and why she made the move from growing mint to growing grapes.

Chamberlain discusses growing up in Walla Walla in a third-generation farming family and why she returned after leaving Walla Walla for college. She also talks about the origins of her “Cabernet Cows” and their relation to grapes and wine.

This interview was conducted by Rachael Woody and Melissa Salrin on July 17, 2014.


Some oral history interviews were conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Wine Board.