Vicky and Casey McClellan


Woody, Rachael Cristine


Salrin, Melissa

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56 minutes 47 seconds

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Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology


This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody and Whitman College archivist Melissa Salrin with Vicky and Casey McClellan of Seven Hills Winery. The interview took place on July 15, 2014 and included topics such as the dynamic of being an Oregon and Washington winery, the effects of international marketing on regional cohesiveness, and the diversity of viticulture in the Pacific Northwest.

The McClellans discuss how they manage the dynamic of being both an Oregon and Washington winery as well as the potential future of the broader relationship between the two states. They also cover the challenges and rewards of raising a family while starting a winery.

For a shareable version of this video, please see the interview on YouTube.


This project is supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Wine Board.

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