Bethel Heights Vineyard Collection

Bethel Heights Vineyard is located in Salem, Oregon and is part of the Eola-Amity Hills AVA. It was established in 1977 by the Casteel-Dudley-Webb family, which still runs it today.

Bethel Heights produces mostly Pinot noir, Pinot blanc, Pinot gris, and Chardonnay. For more information, please refer to the Bethel Heights Vineyard website.


These interviews are oral histories conducted by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody with Pat Dudley, Marilyn Webb, and Ted Casteel of Bethel Heights Vineyard. The interviews took place at Bethel Heights Vineyard in the Eola Amity Hills, Oregon on November 20, 2014, and covered topics including the history of Bethel Heights Vineyard, what it was like to raise a young family on the vineyard, and the different wine organizations in which they were involved.

Interview Photos

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Historical Photos

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