- Age: 46
- Interview Date: 7/16/2008
- Interviewer: Mark R. DePue, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
- Interview Length: 40 minutes Sit Down Interview, 67 minutes Walk and Talk Interview
- County: Calhoun
- Robert Wieneke was born in 1961 in Hardin, Illinois and grew up on the family farm dating back to his great-great grandfather who emigrated from Hanover, Germany. Robert discusses the evolution of his family farm, as well as the switch from growing apples to peaches and starting a wine operation.