This collection spans Phillip DeVito's career from his early days in Portland, Oregon in the late 1950s through his 22 years as the maître d’hôtel and cellar master for the fine dining and wine program at Salishan Lodge in Gleneden Beach, Oregon. DeVito retired from Salishan in 1994.
DeVito won numerous awards for the wine collections he built, particularly at Salishan. The photographs show him at work, being honored with awards, and at his various retirement celebrations. DeVito was friends with many famous Oregon winemakers and wine personalities, and some can be seen in this collection.