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Jim Bernau

Willamette Valley Vineyards – I am Oregon Agriculture

I am Oregon agriculture. My name is Jim Bernau and in 1983 I founded Willamette Valley Vineyards. With encouragement from other winemakers who were making a move from California to Oregon, I started my own vineyard on an old west-to-south facing volcanic flow—a former plum orchard located just south of Salem. Using a small tractor, […]