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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.

Call for International Success Stories

March 14, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, International Marketing|Tags: , |

Showing the USDA that Market Access Program funds are being used effectively and that activities are resulting in increased international sales and representation for Oregon wineries is essential for continued grant funding. If you have [...]

Support Our Industry by Completing Your Census

March 13, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Every year the Oregon wine industry receives an important request for census information. The data is confidentially gathered and analyzed by the Southern Oregon University Research Center (SOURCE) and is essential for communicating industry grape [...]

Check out the 2017 Oregon Wine Month Toolkit

March 13, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|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

March 13, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: , |

Tasting rooms: 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 [...]

Wine Management Professional Series Now Available at Linfield College

March 13, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, 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

March 13, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, 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 [...]

Submit Wines for the Drinks Business Global Masters Series

March 13, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine, OWB Blog|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 [...]

Items for Sale on the Industry Marketplace 

March 13, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

Every day new items are being listed on the Industry Marketplace. Located on the Oregon Wine Industry website, the Marketplace has been expanded to include listings for bulk wine, equipment and job opportunities. To list items for [...]

An Update Regarding Industry Requests of the Oregon Wine Board for Funding

March 13, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Oregon Wine Board is committed to effectively investing the resources with which it is entrusted to support technical research, education and marketing programs consistent with its mission to advance the interests of all grapegrowing [...]

Offering an Industry Educational Event?

March 13, 2017|Categories: Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]