Save 15% on Upcoming WISE Academy DTC Classes

April 6, 2017|Consumer Marketing, Education, Grapevine|

Popular Oregon Wine Symposium presenters WISE Academy are hosting a series of classes on DTC sales and marketing in the Willamette Valley throughout June. Employees of Oregon wineries can save 15% off registration using code OWB15. June 5, 9 & 15 WISE #213 WINE CLUB MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE Develop and manage a club with loyal members [...]

Offering an Industry Educational Event?

March 24, 2017|Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|

The OWB is dedicated to providing members of our community with educational offerings as part of its mandate. In addition to the educational seminars sponsored by the OWB, educational opportunities hosted by third-party organizations can also be promoted in the Grapevine and on the industry website. If your organization is hosting an industry educational event [...]

Attend the IQ 2017 Conference

January 3, 2017|Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|

Mark your calendars for IQ 2017 at Charles Krug Winery in Napa Valley on Mar. 2. The event, sponsored by Wine Business Monthly, is a one-of-a-kind event and trade show focusing on the unique business issues and growth challenges facing ultra-premium wineries, the latest innovations and best practices that will drive the advancement and quality [...]

Attend the UC Davis Wine Executive Program

January 3, 2017|Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|

The UC Davis Wine Executive Program is scheduled for Mar. 26 - 30. This program is uniquely designed to teach the fundamentals of winemaking and the business management skills necessary to be profitable in today’s challenging and dynamic wine industry. Sessions are tailored to help industry leaders grow their businesses by expanding on such topics [...]

Winter and Spring 2017 Educational Opportunities in Bordeaux and Burgundy

January 3, 2017|Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog, Viticulture + Enology|

The Institut Supérieur de la Vigne et du Vin and Bordeaux Sciences Agro along with the Université de Bourgogne has organized courses open to viticulture and enology professionals during the spring 2017. For more information, see the links associated with each course. Feb. 1 – 3: Bordeaux winemaking specificities Feb. 6 – 7: Burgundy winemaking specificities Mar. [...]

Attend the Ninth Annual Dunn Carney Ag Summit 

January 3, 2017|Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|

The Dunn Carney Ag Summit offers a morning of panel discussions about regulatory developments, legal issues and best practices in agriculture. The half-day conference will be held at the Salem Convention Center from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Jan. 20. Topics will include a preview of 2017 legislative issues and panel discussions about water resources, [...]

Last Chance To Submit Your Application For The 2017 Experimental Wine Program

December 29, 2016|Education, OWB Blog|

The experimental wine tasting is back for the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium. We listened to your feedback and have implemented a few logistical changes to make the experience more enjoyable for everyone. Divided over both days and spread throughout the trade show, each trial will have a dedicated booth space during one of the afternoon trade show [...]

Innovation And Long-Term Challenges Shape Viticulture And Enology Program at the 2017 Symposium

December 13, 2016|Education, OWB Blog|

As Northwest winegrowers and winemakers face an ever-increasing set of challenges – from climate change to vineyard viruses – innovations and current research insights are more crucial now than ever before. Attendees at the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium will learn how to respond to unanticipated obstacles, improve processes and confront issues posed by long-term changes. Viticulture [...]

Symposium Features Two Business Tracks Defined by Sales Channel

November 15, 2016|Education, OWB Blog|

The 2017 Symposium's business curriculum offers something for everyone! Owners, marketers, hospitality staff, direct sales managers and national salespeople alike will find plenty of learning opportunities geared toward their unique business concerns. Developed based on the feedback of past Symposium attendees, this year's business sessions will be segmented by sales channel, providing strategies for success in both direct-to-consumer [...]

Showcase Your Wines at the Oregon Wine Symposium Soirée

November 2, 2016|Education, OWB Blog|

The Symposium planning committee has made several enhancements to the 2017 Oregon Wine Soirée networking event. To make the celebration more convenient, the festivities will be held on the trade show directly after the sessions on Tuesday, Feb. 21. The additional space and extra wine stations will allow attendees easy access to enjoy wines from [...]