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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.

Submit Samples for International Wine Review Special Report on Rosé of Pinot Noir

March 13, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine|Tags: , |

The International Wine Review is soliciting samples of rosé made from Pinot noir for a special spring 2017 report on this style of wine.  Wineries interested in submitting samples should do so by Apr. 15.  The [...]

Airbnb Seeking Wine Hosts for New Experience Feature

March 13, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, Grapevine|Tags: , |

Airbnb recently announced a new experience feature that helps guests connect more deeply with local communities. They are looking for individuals interested in hosting a wine experience within 90 minutes of Portland. Airbnb Experiences offer a unique [...]

2017 Oregon Wine Touring Guides

March 9, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Touring Guide, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Order a free box for your tasting room today Great news: The 2017 Oregon Wine Touring Guide is printed and shipping and beautiful. With all new features, itineraries, photographs, listings and intuitive maps it's an 88-page [...]

Order the 2017 Official Oregon Wine Touring Guide Now

February 28, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Touring Guide, OWB Blog|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

February 28, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, 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

February 28, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, 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 [...]

Apply Now for Feast Portland 2017

February 28, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine, OWB Blog|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 [...]

Attend the 6th Annual PDX Urban Wineries Industry Tasting

February 14, 2017|Categories: Grapevine|Tags: |

The PDX Urban Wineries Association invites all members of the Oregon wine industry to join them for the 6th annual industry wine tasting on Feb. 22 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Enso Winery. This [...]

Join the Oregon Malbec Association 

February 14, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine|Tags: , |

A group of Malbec producers are forming the Oregon Malbec Association. The goal of the association is to promote Oregon Malbec in all aspects, from advancing vineyard management and winemaking techniques, to developing and nurturing [...]

Participate in Minnesota Monthly’s Food and Wine Experience

February 14, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine|Tags: |

Join Minnesota Monthly’s 23rd Annual Food and Wine Experience in Minneapolis, MN. Taking place Mar. 4 - 5, this two-day upscale culinary sampling event is a great opportunity to showcase your brand to more than [...]