Henry Estate Winery Collection

Henry Estate Winery is located in Umpqua, in the Umpqua Valley AVA. The Henry family has been farming the region since the 1880s, and Scott Henry founded the winery in 1972 with his wife Sylvia. Scott Henry is known for inventing a trellis system, now used around the world, to increase the quality of grape production.

Henry Estate produces Pinot noir, Pinot gris, Chardonnay, Gewürztraminer, Müller-Thurgau and White Riesling among its varietals. For more information, please refer to the Henry Estate Winery website.


This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody with Scott Henry of Henry Estate Winery. The interview took place at Henry Estate Winery on June 7, 2013 and covered topics including early wine industry history in Douglas County and the recounting of Scott Henry’s involvement in the industry.

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