The Early Years of Oregon Wine

Document Type

Video File

Publication Date

9-2010

Disciplines

Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

This video primarily features Willamette Valley winery owners talking about the early years. They discuss their beginnings, what other occupations they were holding at the time, deciding to plant in Oregon, finding land in the Willamette Valley, and making the first plantings. The video features interviews with Dick Erath of Knudsen Erath Winery, David Adelsheim of Adelsheim Vineyard, Diana Lett of The Eyrie Vineyards, Myron Redford of Amity Vineyards, Susan Sokol Blosser of Sokol Blosser Winery, and Dick and Nancy Ponzi of Ponzi Vineyards.

Comments

The Linfield Center for the Northwest thanks all who participated in this film for the opportunity to learn about the experiences that have made the Willamette wine-growing region what it is today.

Credits

Interviewer, Jeff Peterson ; video editing, filming, and sound, Barrett Dahl ; filming and sound, Mark Pederson ; video editing, Colleen Williams

Duration

4 minutes 59 seconds