OWB Blog

Get Ready for Oregon Wine Month (Grapevine Letter)

March 27, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Dear friends, Spring is officially upon us, which means that Oregon Wine Month is right around the corner – just five short weeks away. The OWB marketing team has been preparing campaign materials, presenting to [...]

Oregon Wins Big at 2017 TEXSOM International Wine Awards

March 26, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: |

At the beginning of January the OWB issued a call for wines on behalf of the TEXSOM International Wine Awards (TIWA) in hopes of increasing Oregon’s representation and the results were staggering. The 2017 results were announced [...]

Support Our Industry by Completing Your Census

March 24, 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 [...]

Wine Studies Workshops Offered at Chemeketa Community College

March 24, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, Viticulture + Enology|Tags: , , , , |

Chemeketa Community College is offering a variety of workshops for vineyard management and wine business from late January through June. Advanced Vineyard Management Workshops - Held at the NW Wine Studies Center at Chemeketa Eola Organic [...]

Register Now for 2017 Grape Day

March 24, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, Technical Research, Viticulture + Enology|Tags: , , , |

Join the Oregon Wine Research Institute and its researchers from 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. on Apr. 6 at Oregon State University for its annual event highlighting research relevant to the Oregon wine industry. The [...]

Check out the 2017 Oregon Wine Month Toolkit

March 24, 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 [...]

Wine Management Professional Series Now Available at Linfield College

March 24, 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 24, 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 [...]

Items for Sale on the Industry Marketplace 

March 24, 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 24, 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 [...]