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
Research Library

1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97205
Phone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
E-mail: 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
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, 1994; , undated
Elkton Valley Wine Cellars and Cabin Creek labels
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, 1990-1995; , undated
Chateau Lorane label
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, 1982-1994
Includes Silvan Ridge labels, 1992-1994
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, 1988-1989
Includes Meridian Vintners label
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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