21 minutes 26 seconds


circa 2004-2006

Interview Summary

A founder of Sokol Blosser Winery, Susan has been involved in the industry in multiple ways. Getting her hands dirty as vineyard manager to the business side as winery president, she has been a community activist focused on sustainability from the start. She takes pride in the winery’s ecologically-friendly practices and certifications, and she has helped lead Oregon wine to success by producing award-winning wines from the beginning.

In this interview, Sokol Blosser focuses on the many green practices of Sokol Blosser Winery, the state industry, and some of the seminal events of the 1980s.

This interview was conducted circa 2004-2006.


Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations. The videos in this collection are raw footage donated to the Oregon Wine History Archives. The quality of the footage is inconsistent and contains some visual disturbances with camera movement. Motion sickness may occur.

This project is supported in part by the Oregon Cultural Trust.