Spofford Station is located in Milton-Freewater, Oregon in the Walla Walla Valley AVA. Lynne Chamberlain planted the vineyard in 1998 after experimenting with growing wheat and mint. She produces wine under two different labels, specializing in Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot along with many other varieties, and also raises cattle on the property.
For more information, please refer to the Spofford Station website.
This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody and Whitman College archivist Melissa Salrin with Lynne Chamberlain of Spofford Station. The interview took place on July 17, 2014 and included topics such as Chamberlain’s move from education to winemaking, her family roots in Walla Walla, and why she made the move from growing mint to growing grapes.