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.

Share Your Feedback to Access Content from the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Oregon Wine Symposium|Tags: |

Thank you for attending the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium this week. The Oregon Wine Board relies on the constructive feedback and perspectives of attendees to build a valuable experience for all who participate year after [...]

Check out the 2017 Oregon Wine Month Toolkit

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month|Tags: |

The 2017 Oregon Wine Month toolkit is now live on the OWB industry site, with resources to help you and your distributor partners get ready for May. The toolkit has two sections: one for direct [...]

Order Oregon Wine Month Point of Sale Materials

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month|Tags: |

The OWB is offering printed point of sale materials at no charge to tasting rooms upon request. The deadline to order a kit of materials for your tasting room is Mar. 15. For details and [...]

Order the 2017 Official Oregon Wine Touring Guide Now

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Touring Guide|Tags: |

The 2017 Oregon Wine Touring Guide was printed in mid-February. Now is your chance to order a box of this comprehensive 88-page magazine for your tasting room. This guide is full of compelling editorial, beautiful photography, six [...]

PSU Climate Adaptation Series: Climate, Grapes and Wine

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Viticulture + Enology|Tags: |

Join the doctoral students from Portland State University’s National Science Foundation IGERT program to see experts from across the country present on a range of topics related to climate adaptation. On Mar. 9 at 4 p.m., Dr. Gregory [...]

Linfield College Wine Lecture Series: The Current State of International Wine Marketing with Alex Gambal

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Workshop|Tags: |

After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill in 1979, Alex Gambal quickly began a career in real estate in Washington D.C. With a passion for Burgundy, he left the world of real estate to explore the Côte D’Or. During [...]

Wine Management Professional Series Now Available at Linfield College

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Workshop|Tags: |

The Oregon wine industry has grown exponentially in the past 20 years and is in need of employees who can contribute valuable expertise to enhance the growth and more importantly, the profitability of wineries that [...]

Participate in the Wine Industry Immersion Program at Linfield College

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Workshop|Tags: |

Every Tuesday and Thursday from Jun. 13 through Aug. 3, Linfield College will offer the Wine Industry Immersion Program. Each session will be taught by a diverse set of seasoned industry professionals, and will encompass the wine production process [...]

Apply Now for Feast Portland 2017

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine|Tags: |

Winery applications are being accepted for the 2017 Grand Tasting on Sept. 15-16 at Pioneer Courthouse Square. The Grand Tasting provides a terrific showcase for brands and attracts more than 4,000 culinary and wine enthusiasts, members [...]

Submit Wines for the Drinks Business Global Masters Series

By |February 28, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine|Tags: |

The Global Masters is a series of blind tasting competitions based on varieties of wine, drawing in entries from across the world. One of the key elements to its success is the quality and the [...]