Steve and Karen Lutz


Woody, Rachael Cristine

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Video File


1 hour 1 second

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Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody with Steve and Karen Lutz, of Lenné Estate. The interview took place at Lenné Estate on June 24, 2016.

Steve and Karen Lutz are the owners of Lenné Estate in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA. In this interview, the Lutzes talk about their rough start in the vineyard, how their name came to be, the unique qualities of their wine, and the future of the Oregon wine industry.


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