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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.

Chehalem to Give $40k Worth of Wine to Charity

May 17, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

[NEWS RELEASE] Chehalem Winery is launching its inaugural Making a Case for Giving campaign to celebrate Oregon Wine Month. In an unprecedented move, Chehalem plans to give away at least 100 cases of wine, worth [...]

Oregon Coast Aquarium Seeking Wineries for Fundraising Event

May 17, 2017|Categories: Grapevine|Tags: , |

The Oregon Coast Aquarium is celebrating its 25-year history, and embarking on a major capital campaign to remodel and expand the Aquarium in Newport. They plan to hold a Special VIP Event this summer to [...]

Enter Sip Northwest’s Best of the Northwest 2017

May 17, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine|Tags: , , , |

Sip Northwest is now accepting submissions for its sixth annual Best of the Northwest issue! Out in October, this issue will feature the top picks for wine, beer, spirits and cider the region has to [...]

Honest Cooking Seeking Sparkling Wines and Rosés

May 17, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine|Tags: |

Honest Cooking is creating two new wine guides for summer: Stellar Summer Sparklers and Rocking Rosés. They are seeking wines to include in these guides. Summer Sparklers This will be Honest Cooking's biggest ever guide [...]

Updated Spring 2017 Weather and Climate Summary and Forecast

May 10, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Weather & Climate Forecasts, Winery & Vineyard Report|Tags: |

On May 10, Dr. Greg Jones of Southern Oregon University published an updated Spring 2017 weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at April conditions, provides an updated drought watch, and forecasts [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Dear friends, We’re a week into Oregon Wine Month but it is not too late to get your local tasting room and regional events posted online for free by the Oregon Wine Board to reach [...]

Northwest Wine Night Radio Now Booking Guests for Fall and Winter

May 8, 2017|Categories: Grapevine|Tags: , |

Northwest Wine Night Radio, heard every weekend on radio stations across the Northwest, is now booking guests for fall and winter.  This is your chance to share the story of your winery with radio listeners [...]

Research Update: Identifying Compound(s) Responsible for Off-flavors Associated with “Stressed Vine Syndrome” in Pinot noir

May 8, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, OWB Funded Research, Technical Research, Viticulture + Enology|Tags: , |

Dr. Michael C. Qian, of the Department of Food Science and Technology, Oregon State University and Oregon Wine Research Institute, has prepared an update on research he is leading to identify compound(s) responsible for off-flavors [...]

We’ve Updated the Oregon Wine Resource Studio

May 5, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: , |

Explore new information and download updated materials The Oregon Wine Board is committed to maintaining the Oregon Wine Resource Studio to be the most comprehensive and up-to-date source for Oregon wine education materials. Below is a list of the [...]

Beverage Dynamics Wine Panel Review of Sparkling Wines

May 5, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine|Tags: |

Beverage Dynamics is the largest national magazine dedicated to the needs of the off-premise beverage alcohol retailer. An upcoming issue will focus on sparkling wines, with no restrictions on style, provenance or grape variety. Guidelines: Submitted [...]