Spofford Station Collection

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.

Interview Photos

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Historical Photos

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2004 Spofford Station Estate Syrah Fact Sheet

2004 Spofford Station Estate Syrah Information Sheet

2007 Vintners Award for James Leigh Cellars

2008 Tri-Cities Wine Festival Bronze Medal Certificate

James Leigh Cellars Information Sheet

James Leigh Cellars Wine Descriptions

Lynne Chamberlain Information Sheet

Lynne Chamberlain Resumé

National Womens Wine Competition Certificate

Spofford Station About Web Page

Spofford Station Fact Sheet

Walla Walla Valley Viticultural Area