Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology
Joe Olexa is photographed with student assistants from the Linfield College Archives during an oral history interview at Ankeny Vineyard and Winery in Salem, Oregon on August 17, 2015. Olexa was interviewed by Linfield College archivist Rachael Cristine Woody and student Camille Weber.
After moving to Oregon and buying land in 1980, Joe Olexa established Ankeny Vineyard and Winery in 1982 and has grown a variety of wine grapes, including Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, and Muscat varietals.
(left to right): Camille Weber, Maia Patten, Jordan Hitchcock, Joe Olexa, Anna Vanderschaegen
Linfield College Archives, "Joe Olexa Interview 15" (2015). Browse All Willamette Valley Oral History Interview Photos. Image. Submission 37.