HISTORICAL Oregon Wineries


Historical Oregon Wineries

Umpqua Valley harvest in the 1970's

Umpqua Valley harvest in the 1970's

A mid 1970's photo of Richard Sommers (right), founder of Hillcrest Vineyard in the Umpqua Valley, inspecting grapes grown by Bill Sims (left), an early 1970's Umpqua Valley grape grower.

Richard Sommers

* Photos courtesy of William Sims Family.


Fun Facts

Which Pioneering Vineyard planted in 1970 is the fifth oldest vineyard in Oregon and oldest on Worden Hill Road in the Dundee Hills?
Maresh Red Hills Vineyard
In which Oregon County did Jessie Applegate in 1876 plant a vineyard?
Douglas County in Southern Oregon