Jay Somers Interview
39 minutes 30 seconds
Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology
This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt with Jay Somers of J. Christopher Wines. The interview took place at J. Christopher Wines in Newberg, Oregon on August 30, 2017.
Jay Somers is the owner and winemaker at J. Christopher Wines. In this interview, Somers discusses his interest in making alcohol, initially starting as a brewer for McMenamins. From there, he talks about his growing interest in the wine industry and starting a winery, as well as his goals for the future and possible challenges the industry might face in the next decade.
Somers, Jay, "Jay Somers Interview" (2017). Browse All Willamette Valley Oral History Interviews. Video File. Submission 41.