Ted Casteel


Woody, Rachael Cristine

Document Type

Video File


33 minutes and 32 seconds

Publication Date



Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is with Ted Casteel, the Vineyard Manager at Bethel Heights Vineyard. Casteel speaks to why the family entered the wine industry, the logistics of a family operation, and why they chose the Eola Amity Hills. Casteel elaborates on how he’s seen the Oregon wine industry evolve, specifically viticulture knowledge and practices with the creation of programs like LIVE (Low Input Viticulture and Enology), and where he sees the next generation taking Oregon wine.

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.