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Research Update: Determining the Role of Auxin-Response Factor 4 in the Timing of Ripening Initiation in Vitis vinifera

June 27, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, OWB Funded Research, Technical Research, Viticulture + Enology|Tags: |

Dr. Laurent Deluc, associate professor of grape genomics at OSU and OWRI, has prepared an update on research he is leading into the role of auxin-response factor 4 in the timing of ripening of Vitis vinifera. [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Dear friends, In case you missed them, there were some important developments within our Oregon wine community recently: Cowhorn Vineyard & Garden in Jacksonville made history by becoming the world’s first tasting room to earn [...]

Direct to Consumer Sales Insights and Recap – May 2017

June 15, 2017|Categories: Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

To compile useful resources for the industry, the Oregon Wine Board staff attended three DtC education events: DtC Seminar featuring WISE Academy, e-Cellar, ShipCompliant, Oregon Wine Services  – May 4 Vin65 Roadshow – May 9 [...]

Announcing New Partnership With TEXSOM

June 8, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: , |

The annual TEXSOM conference is considered by many to be the most prominent and influential wine trade education conference in the U.S., offering seminars, networking opportunities and rare chances to taste premium wines from around [...]

Announcing New Partnership With GuildSomm

June 8, 2017|Categories: OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: , |

"A Tour of Oregon" podcast episode recently premiered  GuildSomm is a nonprofit international membership organization for sommeliers and wine professionals that helps members expand their knowledge of the wine world, network, and stay up-to-date on [...]

Letter from the Marketing Director | June 6, 2017

June 6, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Dear friends, On behalf of the team here at the Oregon Wine Board, I’d like to say thank you to all of you who joined in to make Oregon Wine Month a great success. With [...]

Share Your Thoughts on Oregon Wines Fly Free

June 5, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, Oregon Wines Fly Free, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Your feedback is the strongest compass we can reference so please take a moment to share your thoughts with us. Earlier this year the Oregon Wine Board, along with our partners at Alaska Airlines and [...]

Oregon Wine Month Survey – How’d It Go?

June 1, 2017|Categories: Oregon Wine Month, OWB Blog|

Share your thoughts on Oregon Wine Month - your feedback is vital to strengthening our programs Oregon Wine Month 2017 is in the books! Thanks to all of you who came out in force to [...]

Research Update: Nitrogen Management in the Vineyard and in the Winery

May 30, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, OWB Funded Research, Technical Research, Viticulture + Enology|Tags: , |

Dr. Paul Schreiner, research plant physiologist, USDA-ARS and Oregon Wine Research Institute, has prepared an update on research he is leading regarding nitrogen management in the vineyard and in the winery. This project receives funding from [...]

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) [...]