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Letter from Tom Danowski | July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog|

Dear friends, First off, please don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to offer your opinions on the effectiveness of our work at the Oregon Wine Board in support of your businesses. Our industry satisfaction survey is open now and requires only about four to five minutes of your time. The survey results are studied carefully and [...]

Take the Annual OWB Industry Satisfaction Survey by Jul. 21

July 18, 2017|Grapevine|

The OWB team and board rely on your candid feedback as we develop programming to strengthen the Oregon Wine brand and advance the interests of growers and winemakers around the state. Please help by participating in an anonymous 5-minute survey on OWB’s performance and priorities. To thank you for completing the survey, we will be raffling off five [...]

Release of 2016 Grape Pricing Data and Update on 2016 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Census Report

July 14, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog, Winery & Vineyard Report|

Thank you to all who completed the 2016 census form. We greatly appreciate the time and effort you put into it. Click here to view the preliminary prices per ton for grapes at the regional and state levels from the 2016 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Census. If you have any questions about this report, please [...]

Updated Summer 2017 Weather and Climate Summary and Forecast

July 10, 2017|Grapevine, Weather & Climate Forecasts, Winery & Vineyard Report|

On Jul. 6, Dr. Greg Jones of Southern Oregon University published an updated Summer 2017 weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at June conditions, provides an updated drought watch, and forecasts July, August and September 2017. Read the report here.

OWB’s 2016-17 Fiscal Year Top 10 Highlights

July 5, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog|

Jun. 30 marked the conclusion of our 2016-17 fiscal year, and the OWB team is proud to have delivered a broad range of initiatives to help Oregon wine industry members meet their most pressing business challenges. We've put together a brief video recapping our top 10 highlights from the year. Have a look: The end [...]

Oregon Wine Experience Barrel Auction

July 5, 2017|Grapevine|

The Oregon Wine Experience is seeking wineries to participate in the Founders' Barrel Auction on Friday, Aug. 25. The auction presents an opportunity for wineries to gain exposure to clients who purchase multiple cases, including restaurants, distributors and collectors. In addition, the focus is to promote the winery, winemaker, and wine futures through in multiple media [...]

2017 Industry Survey Raffle

June 29, 2017|Uncategorized|

Thank you for completing the 2017 Oregon Wine Industry Satisfaction Survey. To be entered into the raffle for one of five tickets to the 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium, please complete the form below. We will notify the winners by the end of August.

Oregon Winegrowers Association Announces the Reference Toolbox

June 29, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog|

Just released by the Oregon Winegrowers Association, the Reference Toolbox is a dynamic online business support center that OWA members can access on-demand to learn more about the regulatory, policy and legislative environment critical to their business. It is an exclusive OWA member benefit designed with member input since its inception. The Reference Toolbox incorporates extensive [...]

Decanter Asia Wine Awards

June 29, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

Decanter is the trusted source of wine information and recommendations in Asia. The Decanter Asia Wine Awards (DAWA) was launched six years ago by Decanter, the world’s leading wine media brand, with the sole purpose of bringing your wines to the attention of Asia’s rapidly growing number of wine lovers. Asia’s most influential and respected [...]

List or Search Grapes for Sale on the Marketplace

June 29, 2017|Grapevine|

If you are looking for a buyer for your grapes, or interested in buying grapes, don't forget to check out the Marketplace on the OWB's industry website. In 2016, the Marketplace replaced the Grape Matching Service, and based on industry feedback, the Marketplace also includes listings for bulk wine, equipment and job opportunities. Post items [...]