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The Grapevine Newsletter

The Grapevine Newsletter is distributed every two weeks to members of the Oregon wine community. These members include all winery and vineyard employees, regional associations, legislators, wine industry academics and current Oregon Winegrowers Association service members. If you are associated with one or more of these groups but are not receiving the Grapevine Newsletter, please sign up to hear from the OWB.

Al MacDonald / LIVE Wine Studies Scholarship Fund

August 15, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

The Oregon wine industry employs many promising young people of color. Our goal is to provide assistance to first-generation students enrolled in the Wine Studies Program at Chemeketa Community College in Salem, OR. Funds will be [...]

Update Your Tasting Room Listing Information

August 15, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, Tasting Room Listings|Tags: , |

In anticipation of the upcoming 2018 Oregon Wine Touring Guide, which will be released in February, please take a few minutes to ensure that the information the OWB has on record about your tasting room [...]

Wine Enthusiast Call for Wine and Announcements

August 14, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

Wine Enthusiast is producing a special “bookazine” focused on the Pacific Northwest. Writer Paul Gregutt will be covering many Oregon wineries, winemakers and wine tourism opportunities. Paul has specifically asked for more Oregon wines to review, [...]

Aug. 22 Workshop: Breeding Grapes for a Changing World – European Hybrids

August 14, 2017|Categories: Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Vineyard sustainability can be more than a reductionist practice of removing off-farm inputs such as pesticides and fertilizers, or adding biodiversity to the ecosystem.  It can also change the fundamental nature of grapevine cultivars that [...]

Northwest Wine Radio Call for Wineries

August 14, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

Northwest Wine Radio, a weekly interview with winemakers, brewers, cider makers and distillers of the Northwest, is seeking wineries for their early 2018 calendar. Taping takes place on select Mondays in Seattle and participation is [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | August 15, 2017

August 14, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Dear friends, You may have seen a news article a few months ago quoting the Chief Executive in charge of Napa Valley’s legendary Silver Oak Winery, David Duncan, who said: "Following Napa, the next hot [...]

Linfield College Launches New Wine Archive Website

August 14, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

The Oregon Wine History Archive (OWHA) was founded at Linfield College in 2011. The archive's mission is to collect and preserve all aspects, stories and regions of the Oregon wine industry. As the archive grows and [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | August 1, 2017

July 31, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Dear friends, As you begin to anticipate the coming harvest and crush, I want to bring a few important updates into your news feeds. They involve recent developments relevant to our entire wine community and [...]

Delta Air Lines Call For Wines

July 31, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

Delta Air Lines invites you to submit a proposal for the 2018-2019 Delta Wine program. The RFP and bid sheet will provide detailed information on the opportunity and process. All proposals are due on Fri., [...]

Call For Wine Country Eclipse Vendors

July 27, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

See the total solar eclipse and sell your wines at Wine Country Eclipse, Aug. 19-21 at the Polk Country Fairgrounds in Rickreall, Oregon. This 3-day festival will feature music, Oregon wines, and the total solar [...]