This Old Vine Zinfandel Has a Story to Tell

Our newly released Old Vine Zinfandel has a story to tell and we would love to share it with you. This wine is truly a labor of love and perseverance. We have been purchasing grapes from Lonnie Wright, the Grandfather of grape growing in The Dalles, since 1999. Boyd...

Five-Star Rating Well-Deserved

From a recent winery visitor We visited because of a wine-cheese pairing event (that I think I discovered through Eventbrite??). I see now, post-event, that they have a 5.0 star rating. If this was based on a handful of reviews, I’d totally discount it. But based on...

Why Chardonnay?

It all started back in 2002 on a family visit with Natalie and Cassandra to Black Butte Ranch.  We were having dinner at the lodge and looking to explore the wine list when our waiter suggested a bottle of Kim Crawford Chardonnay from New Zealand.  I mentioned to him...

From Grapes to the Gallatin

Originally posted March 30, 2021 on ExploreBigSky.comBy Patrick Straub EBS Copywriter Wines are defined by years: a good one, a great one and an excellent one. And Boyd and Cassandra Teegarden, founders and owners of Oregon’s Natalie’s Estate Winery, have experienced...