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 Natale’s Estate Winery on July 15, 2019.