Title

Don, Wendy, and Jesse Lange Interview

Media

Interviewer

Schmidt, Rich

Document Type

Video File

Duration

57 minutes 36 seconds

Publication Date

7-30-2018

Disciplines

Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology

Abstract

This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt with Don, Wendy, and Jesse Lange of Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards. The interview took place at Lange Estate Winery in Dundee, Oregon on July 30, 2018.

Don and Wendy Lange are the co-founders of Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards, where Don serves as executive winemaker and Wendy serves as managing partner. Jesse Lange, Don and Wendy's son, is the winemaker and general manager at Lane Estate Winery & Vineyards. In this interview, Don and Wendy discuss how they got into the industry and how they grew as a label. Jesse adds in his opinions of the Oregon wine industry and talks about his experience as a second-generation winemaker in the family business.

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, this video contains some auditory static.

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