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Research Update: Integrative studies of vector-related field epidemiology for grapevine red blotch-associated virus

By |February 16th, 2017|OWB Blog, Research|

Grapevine virus diseases are of serious concern for vineyard managers and winemakers in all Western production regions. Grapevine red blotch-associated virus (GRBaV) impacts grape berry quality. Growers and scientists alike have noticed a consistently lower °Brix at harvest of infected vines, resulting in removal of symptomatic vines from vineyards. What's more concerning is that GRBaV [...]

Last Chance to Register for the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium

By |February 16th, 2017|Education, OWB Blog|

The 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium takes place next week at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. You won't want to miss two full days of industry thought leaders and experts covering the most relevant topics in viticulture, enology and wine business, plus the Northwest’s largest wine industry trade show featuring more than 170 exhibitors. The Symposium is a [...]

Event Logistics for the Oregon Wine Symposium

By |February 16th, 2017|Education, OWB Blog|

The Oregon Wine Symposium is next week! Here is some information you will need before you arrive. Symposium Location Oregon Convention Center Exhibit Halls B - C and Oregon Ballrooms 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 Please note: This year's Symposium will be held in different exhibit halls than in the past. [...]

Register Today for the 2017 Oregon Wine Month Webinar

By |February 9th, 2017|Marketing, OWB Blog|

Join OWB on Mar. 2 at 10 a.m. to learn how to get involved with Oregon Wine Month Oregon Wine Month is coming up in May, which presents our community with a powerful opportunity to join together to make a big impact in the marketplace. Register now to attend a webinar discussing the details of this year’s Oregon Wine [...]

Don’t Miss the Experimental Wine Program at the Oregon Wine Symposium

By |February 8th, 2017|Education, OWB Blog|

The popular experimental wine program is back for the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium. Representatives from wineries and vineyards around Oregon will each give a five-minute presentation about their experiment, the methods and procedures used and the results. Attendees will then have the opportunity to taste the outcome of each of these experiments and ask questions [...]

A Taste of What’s To Come for Oregon Wine Month 2017

By |February 7th, 2017|Marketing, OWB Blog|

Mark your calendar: the sixth annual Oregon Wine Month is coming in May! May is right around the corner, and OWB has a full schedule of activities planned for Oregon Wine Month. Over the next couple of weeks, keep an eye out for tools and inspiration you can use to maximize Oregon Wine Month 2017 [...]

Register Now for the Southern Oregon Wine Marketing Workshop

By |February 2nd, 2017|Education, OWB Blog|

Early registration rate ends Feb. 10 Join Chris Cook and Robert Trottmann for a wine marketing workshop on Mar. 13, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Ashland Hills Hotel. This workshop will focus on how to create loyal customers using a combination of branding, marketing and sales approaches. Walk away with actionable steps on how to create a strategic marketing plan that [...]

Gain a Worldly Perspective from International Speakers

By |February 1st, 2017|Education, OWB Blog|

The Oregon Wine Symposium is the perfect opportunity to share ideas and learn from wine industry leaders from down the road and around the world. This year, hear from two international viticulture experts who will offer their perspectives on global winegrowing challenges. The Myth of Terroir and Understanding Your Site: Soils, Climate, Rootstocks, Varieties and [...]

2017 Oregon Wine Symposium Event Logistics and Soirée Details

By |January 25th, 2017|Education, OWB Blog|

We look forward to seeing you at the Oregon Wine Symposium on Feb. 21-22 in Portland. Here is some information you will need before you arrive. Symposium Location Oregon Convention Center Hall B - C and Oregon Ballrooms 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 Transportation to the Oregon Convention Center Ride [...]

There’s Something For Everyone On Your Team At The Oregon Wine Symposium

By |January 25th, 2017|Education, OWB Blog|

The Oregon Wine Symposium features a broad array of topics throughout two full days of panel discussions and presentations. You and your entire team will walk away with new tools and information that you can apply to your business immediately. Whether you’re a winery and vineyard owner, vineyard manager, winemaker, marketing or sales manager or [...]