Lowell Ford Interview 07

Publication Year:
2017
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.linfield.edu/owha_willamette_ohphotos/507
Author(s):
Linfield College Archives
Tags:
Oregon Wine History Archive; Linfield College Archives; Willamette Valley; history; wine; Oral History; Viticulture and Oenology
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Lowell Ford is photographed during an oral history interview at Illahe Vineyards in Dallas, Oregon on December 11, 2017. Ford was interviewed by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt.Lowell Ford is the owner of Illahe Vineyards, whose approach to winemaking is characterized by minimal intervention and historical techniques. The LIVE-certified, Salmon Safe vineyard is on an 80-acre, south-facing slope, first planted in 2001 with predominantly Pinot Noir. The solar-powered winery is also gravity-flow, utilizing the natural slope of the site.