Title

Leah Jorgensen Interview

Media

Interviewer

Schmidt, Rich

Document Type

Video File

Duration

1 hour 2 minutes 6 seconds

Publication Date

8-23-2017

Disciplines

Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt with Leah Jorgensen of Leah Jorgensen Cellars. The interview took place at Corkscrew Wine Bar in Portland, Oregon on August 23, 2017.

Leah Jorgensen is the owner and winemaker at Leah Jorgensen Cellars. In this interview, Jorgensen talks about how she got into the wine industry on the East Coast and what drew her to Oregon. She discusses working at Erath Winery and the challenges of starting her own label, as well as what it's like to be a woman in the industry.

Comments

Some oral history interviews were conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.

NOTE: Due to technical difficulties, the last five minutes of the interview are not available.

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