Woody, Rachael Cristine




29 minutes 22 seconds


June 7, 2013

Interview Summary

This interview is with Shelley Doerner Wetherell and Mike Wetherell, Doerner family descendants and vineyard owners and covers early wine industry history in Douglas County, as well as Doerner family history.  In the interview, the Wetherells explain the development of winemaking in their family as well as their thoughts on the evolution of the wine industry from early Oregon pioneer days to the present.

This interview was conducted by Rachael Woody at the home of the Wetherells on June 7, 2013.


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

The interview questions were cut from this video due to microphone interference. Instead, the questions are displayed at pauses in the video.

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