Oral History Collection

MAIN ENTRY: McPherson, Clint
DATE OF INTERVIEW: February 21, 1987
LOCATION OF INTERVIEW: Lubbock, Texas
INTERVIEWER: Janet Neugebauer
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 30 minutes
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE: Clint McPherson discusses the establishment and growth of the wine industry on the South Plains and the Llano Estacado Winery.
TAPE ONE, SIDE ONE: Wine making
State regulation
Reed-McPherson vineyard
Grape growing on the South Plains
A & M experimentation
European root stock
T. B. Munson
Finolio; wine maker
Wine making (again)
Texas Tech wine lab
Founding of Llano Estacado Winery (1975)

Financing
Partnership
First crush (1976)
Acreage (1987)
Wine production (1987)

Wine industry on the South Plains
Value of annual production
Volume of grapes crushed (1986)
Income generated by industry
Bob Gibson
Volume of grape production

TAPE ONE, SIDE TWO Blank
RANGE DATES: 1962-1987
BULK DATES: 1962-1987