Guide to the Elaine Cohen and Richard Hopkins Papers
1978-2002

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Cohen, Elaine and Hopkins, Richard
Title: Elaine Cohen and Richard Hopkins papers
Dates: 1978-2002 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 2 cubic feet (5 document cases and 1 oversize folder)
Collection Number: Coll 177
Summary: Oregon wine promotors Elaine Cohen and Richard Hopkins gathered this collection of marketing materials representing the wine and spirits industry in its formative years. The collection includes wine bottle labels, posters, and other ephemera, from all of Oregon's major wine producing areas, especially the Willamette and Umpqua River Valleys.
Repository: Oregon Historical Society, Davies Family Research Library
Contact Information: Davies Family Research Library
Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Languages: Materials in the collection are inEnglish 
Sponsor: Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Biographical Note

Elaine Cohen and Richard Hopkins founded the Oregon Wine Press magazine in 1984. Both actively promoted the wine industry in Oregon through publishing and involvement in organizations such as the Oregon Winegrowers Association, where Hopkins served as director and Cohen as executive secretary. Cohen was also a founder in 1992 of the Oregon chapter of Women for WineSense, and received the Outstanding Service Award from the Oregon Wine Board in 1990.

Content Description

This collection, gathered by Elaine Cohen and Richard Hopkins, consists of wine bottle labels, posters, and other marketing materials relating to the wine and spirits industry in Oregon. It represents all of the major wine producing areas, especially the Willamette and Umpqua River Valleys, and includes materials marketing specific products as well as the wineries, distilleries, and the wine industry in general.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

The collection is open to the public.

Restrictions on Use :  

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation :  

Elaine Cohen papers, Coll 177, Oregon Historical Society Research Library

Administrative Information

Arrangement :

The collection is arranged in the following series:

  • Series A: Oregon Wine Labels, 1978-1996
  • Series B: Oregon Wine Posters and Marketing Materials, 1981-2002

Acquisition Information :  

Library accession numbers 26290 and 26330.


Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Series A:  Oregon Wine Labels, 1978-1996, undated
Accession 26290
5 document cases (1.8 cubic feet)

This series consistes primarily of bottle labels from wine and spirits produced in Oregon.

Arranged alphabetically by name of producer.
Container(s)
Description
Dates
Box/Folder
1/1 The Academy of Wine, Grants Pass 1995
1/2 Adelsheim Vineyard, Newberg 1995
1/3 Airlie Winery, Monmouth 1985-1995; undated
1/4 Alethea Enterprises, Roseburg
Elkton Valley Wine Cellars and Cabin Creek labels
1994; undated
1/5 Alpine Vineyards, Alpine 1984-1993; undated
1/6 Amity Vineyards, Amity 1982-1995; undated
1/7 Antica Terra, Portland 1995-1996
1/8 Argyle Winery, Dundee 1987-1995
1/9 Arterberry Ltd., McMinnville 1991
1/10 Ashland Vineyards, Ashland 1988-1995
1/11 Autumn Wind Vineyard, Gaston 1987-1994
1/12 Bellfountain Cellars, Corvallis
Chateau Lorane label
1990-1995; undated
1/13 Bethel Heights Vineyard, Salem 1984-1995
1/14 Brandy Peak Distillery, Brookings undated
1/15 Bridgeview Vineyards, Cave Junction 1986-1996
1/16 Broadley Vineyards, Monroe 1986-1995; undated
2/1 Callahan Ridge Winery, Roseburg 1987-1995; undated
2/2 Cameron Winery, Dundee 1984-1995; undated
2/3 Champoeg Cellars, Newberg 1990-1995; undated
2/4 Chateau Benoit, Carlton 1982-1995; undated
2/5 Chateau Bianca, Dallas 1991-1996; undated
2/6 Cooper Mountain Vineyards, Beaverton 1987-1996; undated
2/7 Cristom Vineyards, Salem 1992-1996
2/8 DeNino Umpqua River Vineyards, Roseburg 1996
2/9 DiMartini Wine Company, Roseburg undated
2/10 Domaine Serene, Carlton 1993-1994
2/11 Duck Pond Cellars, Dundee 1989-1996
2/12 Dundee Hill Winery, Dundee 1992
2/13 Edgefield Winery, Troutdale 1991-1996
2/14 Elk Cove Vineyards, Gaston 1978-1996
2/15 Eola Hills Wine Cellars, Rickreall 1986-1995
2/16 Evesham Wood, Newberg 1986-1993; undated
2/17 The Eyrie Vineyards, Dundee 1984; undated
2/18 Flerchinger Vineyards, Hood River 1993-1995
2/19 Flynn Vineyards, Rickreall 1990-1996
3/1 Foris Vineyards, Cave Junction 1986-1995; undated
3/2 Gallico Wines, Salem undated
3/3 Girardet Wine Cellars, Roseburg 1989-1994
3/4 Golden Valley Vineyards, McMinnville 1994
3/5 Henry Winery (Henry Estate), Umpqua 1983-1994
3/6 Hidden Springs Winery, Amity 1983-1991
3/7 Hillcrest Vineyard, Roseburg 1980-1994; undated
3/8 Hinman Vineyard, Eugene
Includes Silvan Ridge labels, 1992-1994
1982-1994
3/9 Honeywood Winery, Salem 1990-1992; undated
3/10 Hood River Vineyards, Hood River 1984-1985
3/11 King Estate Winery, Eugene 1992-1994
3/12 Knudsen Erath Winery, Dundee 1981-1993; undated
3/13 Kramer Vineyards, Gaston 1988-1995
3/14 Kristin Hill Winery, Amity 1990-1993; undated
3/15 La Garza Cellars, Roseburg 1990-1996
3/16 La Merleausine, Cave Junction 1992
3/17 Lange Winery, Dundee 1985-1996; undated
3/18 Laurel Hood Winery, Newberg 1994
3/19 Laurel Ridge Winery, Forest Grove 1986-1996; undated
3/20 LaVelle Vineyards, Elmira 1995-1996
4/1 Madrona View Vineyards, Amity 1987-1990; undated
4/2 Maresh Red Hills Vineyard, Dundee 1991
4/3 Marquam Hill Vineyards, Mollala 1988-1996
4/4 McKinlay Vineyards, Portland 1987; undated
4/5 Mirassou Cellars, Salem 1985
4/6 Montinore Vineyards, Forest Grove 1988-1996
4/7 Mountain View Winery, Bend 1991
4/8 Oak Knoll Winery, Hillsboro 1984-1995; undated
4/9 Orchard Heights Winery, Salem 1992; undated
4/10 Oregon Cascade Winery, Oregon City 1994; undated
4/11 Panther Creek Cellars, McMinnville 1985-1986
4/12 RainSong Vineyard, Cheshire 1988-1992
4/13 Raptor Ridge Winery, Hillsboro 1996
4/14 Redhawk Vineyard, Salem 1987-1996; undated
4/15 Rex Hill Vineyards, Newberg 1983-1996; undated
4/16 St. Innocent Winery, Salem 1987-1990
4/17 St. Josef's Wine Cellar (St. Josef's Weinkellar), Canby 1983-1995; undated
4/18 Schwarzenberg Vineyards, Dallas 1990-1993
4/19 Secret House Vineyards, Veneta 1989-1993
4/20 Serendipity Cellars, Monmouth 1981-1993
4/21 Seven Hills Winery, Milton-Freewater 1988-1992
5/1 Shafer Vineyard Cellars, Forest Grove 1983-1993; undated
5/2 Siskiyou Vineyards, Cave Junction 1983-1992; undated
5/3 Sokol Blosser Winery, Dundee 1983-1996; undated
5/4 Springhill Cellars, Albany
Includes Meridian Vintners label
1988-1989
5/5 Stangeland Vineyard, Salem 1991-1993
5/6 Starr and Brown, Portland 1992-1995
5/7 Stevens Cellars, Rickreall 1992-1994
5/8 Tempest Vineyards, Newberg 1988
5/9 Torii Mor Winery, Dundee 1993-1995
5/10 Tualatin Vineyards, Forest Grove 1982-1996
5/11 Tyee Wine Cellars, Corvallis 1985-1993
5/12 Valley View Vineyard, Jacksonville 1979-1993; undated
5/13 Veritas Vineyard, Newberg 1984-1993; undated
5/14 Weisinger's of Ashland, Ashland 1988-1994; undated
5/15 Westrey Wine Company, McMinnville 1995
5/16 Wild Winds Winery, Salem 1994
5/17 WillaKenzie Estate, Yamhill 1995-1996
5/18 Willamette Valley Vineyards, Turner 1989-1996; undated
5/19 Witness Tree Vineyard, Salem 1991-1993; undated
5/20 Yamhill Valley Vineyards, McMinnville 1983-1996

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Series B:  Oregon Wine Posters and Marketing Materials, 1981-2002, undated
Accession 26330
1 oversize folder (0.2 cubic feet)

Posters depicting Oregon wines and wine events, and marketing materials from an unidentified wine industry event.

Posters
  • The Bite! A Taste of Portland, 1999 (2 copies)
  • Canby Wine and Art Festival, Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 2000 June 3-4
  • Duck Pond Cellars, Yamhill County, undated (2 copies)
  • Elk Cove Vineyard Riesling Festival, circa 1990, May 26-28
  • First Annual Wine Auction Event - Cellars Choice, Valley River Inn, Eugene, 1993 February 20 (2 copies)
  • International Pinot Noir Celebration, McMinnville, 1991 July 26-28 (3 copies)
  • Laurel Ridge - Oldest Oregon Vineyard, undated (2 copies)
  • Montinore Vineyards, Forest Grove, 1989 (2 copies)
  • Oregon Wine Month, Oregon Wine Advisory Board, 2002 May (2 copies)
  • Pour Oregon Summerfest, Oregon Winegrowers Association, Portland, 1984 (2 copies)
  • Red Wine Grapes, Celestial Arts, undated
  • Seafood and Wine Festival, 20th Annual, Newport, 1997
  • Umpqua Valley 20th Annual Wine and Food Festival, Roseburg, 1989 September 15-17 (2 copies)
  • Vineyards of Yamhill County, Oregon Wine Press, 1990
  • Vintage Festival, Sportsman Airpark, Newberg, 1990 September 8
  • "We hear the French love our Pinot Noir but are too stubborn to admit it," Oak Knoll Great Oregon Pinot Noir, Hillsboro, 1995
  • "We're not French, Spanish, Californian, or wealthy . . ." Arterberry Red Hills Brut, McMinnville, undated
  • "Wherever man has cultivated the mind, he has also cultivated the vine," Women for Winesense, undated (2 copies)
  • White Wine Grapes, Celestial Arts, undated
  • Wine and Cheese Festival, Greater Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, 1991 (2 copies)
  • Wine and Cheese Festival, Greater Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, 1992 (2 copies)
  • Wine and Cheese Festival, Greater Hermiston Chamber of Commerce, 1998 (2 copies)
  • Wine and Blues Festival, Secret House Vineyards, 1998 August 8-9
  • Zinnia Oregon Summer Blush Table Wine, LaVelle Vineyards, Elmira, 1995 (2 copies)
Portfolio pages from unidentified wine industry marketing event sponsored by Oregon Wine Calendar and Visitor's Guide, circa 1987
  • Page 3: Creative Work - Summerfest 1981, 1982, 1983 (includes buttons and printed ephemera)
  • Page 5: Materials Produced for the Oregon Wine Industry (includes printed ephemera, 1983 and undated; award certificates for Elaine Cohen, 1990 and 1995 - appear to have been added later)
  • Page 6: Marketing / Associate Member Program, North Willamette - Oregon Winegrowers Association marketing materials, 1984
  • Page 7: Oregon Wine Information Booth, 1984-1987 (photographs and buttons)
  • Page 8: Mulhousen Vineyards Summer Feasts, Scholls, undated (poster)
  • Page 9: Medieval Wine Festival, Cotes des Colombes Vineyard and The Barony of the Three Mountains, Banks, 1986 (poster)
Container(s)

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Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

    • Corporate Names :
    • Oregon Wine Advisory Board
    • Oregon Winegrowers Association
    • Geographical Names :
    • Oregon -- Wineries
    • Umpqua River Valley (Or.)--Wineries
    • Willamette River Valley (Or.) -- Wineries
    • Yamhill County (Or.)--Wineries
    • Subject Terms :
    • Distilleries--Oregon
    • Vineyards--Oregon--History
    • Wine and wine making--Oregon--History
    • Wine industry--Oregon--History
    • Wineries--Oregon--History
    • Women in marketing--Oregon
      • Form or Genre Terms :
      • Bottle labels
      • Posters
      • Other Creators :
      • Cohen, Elaine--Archives  ( collector)
      • Hopkins, Richard--Archives  ( collector)

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