Travis Cook

Interviewer

Woody, Rachael Cristine

Interviewer

Weber, Camille

Document Type

Video File

Transcript

Link

Duration

1 hour 56 minutes 6 seconds

Publication Date

4-20-2016

Disciplines

Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody and student Camille Weber with Travis Cook, of Copper Belt Winery. The interview took place at the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield College on April 20, 2016.

Travis Cook is the owner of Copper Belt Winery in the Snake River Valley AVA. He is the first person in that AVA on the Oregon side to plant grapes and make wine commercially. In this interview, Cook talks about his start in the wine industry, making wine in this AVA, his winemaking philosophies, and the future for Oregon wine.

Comments

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