Schmidt, Rich


48 minutes 37 seconds


July 15, 2019

Interview Summary

This interview is with Boyd Teegarden of Natalie’s Estate Winery. In this interview, Boyd discusses how he got into wine through the sales side of the industry. He then speaks about the various places he’s worked at, and how he ended up in Oregon. Boyd then goes on to discuss Natalie’s Estate Winery and the land that its on—as well as some of the difficulties in starting it. Towards the ending of the interview, Boyd shares his winemaking philosophy, navigating relationships within the industry, changes he’s seen to the Oregon Wine Industry, future plans, and finally, advice to a newcomer wanting to join the industry.

This interview was conducted by Rich Schmidt at Natalie’s Estate Winery on July 15, 2019.


Some oral history interviews are conducted on site and may contain background noise from nature, winery, or tasting room operations.