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Letter from the OWB Chairman | May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: |

Dear friends, Distribution and the 3-tier system continue to be ongoing and heated topics of debate in our industry. Recently I had the opportunity to attend my 25th Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) [...]

Post Your Solar Eclipse Events

May 19, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

As you're no doubt aware, a total solar eclipse will roll across Oregon on Aug. 21. The path of totality - that is the narrow band that will experience total darkness - will make North [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

It’s Oregon Wine Month – Join in!

May 1, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

Happy Oregon Wine Month! Let's make it big. Do these three things now so everyone knows that May is Oregon Wine Month: Change your social media header images to celebrate Oregon Wine Month. Find Facebook and Twitter images [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | April 25, 2017

April 25, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Dear friends, We are six short days away from the official kick-off of Oregon Wine Month 2017. If you have not yet seen the Oregon Wine Board’s toolkit, click here to download graphics, print out [...]

Tune in for Oregon Wine Month Takeover of Sip Northwest Live with Brian Bushlach

April 24, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

The OWB is once again partnering with radio host Brian Bushlach of Sip Northwest Live during Oregon Wine Month 2017 to showcase the personalities and qualities that make Oregon wine so distinct. A native Oregonian [...]

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 [...]