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.

Calls for Submissions to the 2017 Oregon Wine Competition at the Oregon Wine Experience

April 21, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Posted by: Bree Boskov MW, OWB Education Manager Having been in Oregon for merely a week, I just yesterday learned of the Oregon Wine Competition, taking place this year on Aug. 5-6, through the organizer [...]

Submit New Release Wines to The Wine Advocate  

April 21, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Lisa Perrotti-Brown is planning her review of Oregon wines in June 2017. If you would like to submit your wines for this tasting, please follow the instructions below: Send or deliver your wines and technical sheets [...]

Register to Participate in the Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada

April 20, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine, International Marketing|Tags: |

The 2017 Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada (SMV Canada), the largest international wine competition in North America, will be held from May 25-29 in Quebec City. Respected by wineries the world over, SMV Canada is [...]

Read the OWB’s International Marketing Newsletter

April 20, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, International Marketing|Tags: |

An update on the OWB's international marketing efforts was published last week. The newsletter included information on international events that have taken place to-date in 2017, as well as information on upcoming events. Contact Marie [...]

Are You Ready for Oregon Wine Month?

April 17, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: |

There are many ways to get involved - make sure you're ready to celebrate in style. Oregon Wine Month kicks off in two short weeks and there are still plenty of opportunities to take advantage [...]

Update on International Marketing Activities (Grapevine Newsletter)

April 11, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, International Marketing, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: |

It has been an exciting start to the year for Oregon wine in international markets. In the past two months many of your industry colleagues have carried the flag for Oregon in seven different countries [...]

Come Share Your Winery’s Story with the OWB Team

April 10, 2017|Categories: Grapevine|Tags: , |

The OWB team always likes getting to know the wineries and vineyards we represent. Wineries are invited to OWB’s office to share their wines and brand story with us at 3:30 p.m. on Fridays. This [...]

Read the Spring 2017 Weather and Climate Summary and Forecast

April 9, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Weather & Climate Forecasts|Tags: , |

Dr. Greg Jones of Southern Oregon University has published an updated Spring 2017 weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at the first quarter of 2017 and forward through the next 90 [...]

Attend “History of the Vineyards” Lecture at Linfield College

April 9, 2017|Categories: Grapevine|Tags: , |

Join winegrower Ken Wright and author and journalist Jim Gullo for an evening lecture at Linfield College at 7:30 p.m. on May 1. The talk grows out of a series of reports that Wright commissioned Gullo [...]

Save 15% on Upcoming WISE Academy DTC Classes

April 6, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, Education, Grapevine|Tags: , |

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 [...]