Title

Beyond the Vines: Jesús Guillén Interview

Media

Interviewer

Peterson, Jeff

Document Type

Video File

Duration

37 minutes 50 seconds

Publication Date

6-19-2013

Disciplines

Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

This interview with Jesús Guillén of White Rose Estate was conducted by Jeff Peterson, Director of the Linfield Center for the Northwest. The interview took place at White Rose Estate in Dayton, Oregon on June 19, 2013.

Jesús Guillén is head winemaker at White Rose Estate. He also now makes wine under his personal label, Guillén Family Wines. In this interview, Guillén discusses his journey to becoming a winemaker and what it means to be a Latino in the Oregon wine industry. Guillén was interviewed as part of the Beyond the Vines: Latinos in the Oregon Wine Industry project, an exhibit created by Linfield College students Julian Adoff and Lydia Heins as part of the Keck Summer Collaborative Research Program under the auspices of the Linfield Center for the Northwest.

Comments

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

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