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Wine Lecture Series

Marka and Thomas Hughes Endowed

Wine Lecture Series

Linfield University's Wine Lecture Series is supported by the Marka and Thomas Hughes Endowed Wine Lectureship Fund, providing for wine-themed lectures, panel sessions, roundtable discussions and films that feature speakers and filmmakers from Oregon and around the world.


These events are free and open to the public.

2022-23 schedule of events

Portrait of Sandra Taylor

Dec. 7, 3-7 p.m., Nicholson Library

Open House and Conversation with Sandra Taylor

The Oregon Wine History Archives and the Evenstad Center for Wine Education present an open house and conversation with Sandra Taylor. During the open-house portion of this afternoon between 3-6 p.m., enjoy light bites and wine served while touring the wine archives at Linfield. Sandra Taylor, author, columnist and expert in sustainable certification of wine and coffee, will speak from 6-7 p.m.

Portrait of Amanda Higgins holding a glass of wine with a vineyard in the backgroundMark your calendar for our upcoming spring events

March 1, 2023, time and location TBA
Guest speaker: Amanda Higgins

April 2023, date, time and location TBA
BIPOC Symposium

Revisit the 2021-22 wine lecture series

  • Women & Wine: A Black Woman’s Story

    Hear from a panel of Black women winemakers including Chevonne Ball of Dirty Radish wine tours, Justin Trabue, assistant winemaker at Lumen Wines and Eunice Chiweshe Goldstein of Eunice Chiweshe Goldstein Winery. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in honor of Black brilliance in wine as part of Linfield's Black History Month celebration. Moderated by Dr. Jennifer Madden, dean of Linfield’s School of Business.

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  • Black & Wine: A Black Man’s Journey to Wine

    Bertony Faustin of Abbey Creek Vineyard and Marcus Johnson of FLO Wines discuss the industry in light of recent events, individual winery projects and how they came to the world of wine. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in honor of Black brilliance in wine as part of Linfield's Black History Month celebration. Moderated by Dr. Jennifer Madden, dean of Linfield’s School of Business.

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  • A Conversation with Jancis Robinson MW

    Jancis Robinson, one of the world’s leading wine writers, joins the Linfield University Evenstad Center for Wine Education for a special virtual conversation on all things wine. Robinson was voted the world’s most influential wine critics in polls in the U.S., France and internationally in 2018. She writes daily for JancisRobinson.com and weekly for the Financial Times. She is the founder-editor of The Oxford Companion to Wine, co-author with Hugh Johnson of The World Atlas of Wine and co-author of Wine Grapes. Each of these books is recognized as a standard reference worldwide.

Questions?

For more information about Linfield's Wine Lecture Series, please contact the Evenstad Center for Wine Education.


Evenstad Center for Wine Education
T.J. Day Hall
503-883-2218
wine@linfield.edu