Boyd Teegarden Interview
48 minutes 37 seconds
Oral History | Viticulture and Oenology
This interview is an oral history conducted by Linfield College archivist Rich Schmidt with Boyd Teegarden of Natalie's Estate Winery. The interview took place at Natalie's Estate Winery in Newberg, Oregon on July 15, 2019.
Boyd Teegarden is co-founder (with his wife, Cassandra) of Natalie's Estate Winery, where he is the winemaker. In this interview, Teegarden discusses how he got into wine through the sales side of the industry. He talks about the various places he’s worked and how he ended up in Oregon. Teegarden discusses Natalie’s Estate Winery, some of the difficulties in starting the business, and the land upon which it is situated. Teegarden shares his winemaking philosophy, explains how he navigates relationships within the industry, and describes changes he’s seen to the Oregon wine industry. He concludes the interview by discussing future plans and providing some advice to individuals wanting to join the industry.
Teegarden, Boyd, "Boyd Teegarden Interview" (2019). Browse All Willamette Valley Oral History Interviews. Video File. Submission 112.