OWB Blog

Call For Wine Country Eclipse Vendors

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

See the total solar eclipse and sell your wines at Wine Country Eclipse, Aug. 19-21 at the Polk Country Fairgrounds in Rickreall, Oregon. This 3-day festival will feature music, Oregon wines, and the total solar [...]

LIVE / Oregon Wine Research Institute Field Day | August 7, 2017

July 26, 2017|Categories: Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog, Viticulture + Enology, Workshop|

Join LIVE and the Oregon Wine Research Institute on Monday, August 7 at Ponzi Vineyards in Sherwood, Oregon for an expert-led overview of issues impacting sustainability in vineyards. The LIVE Field Day is open to [...]

Massachusetts Distributor Seeking New Oregon Producer Partners

July 20, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: , |

Wine Cask Imports, a small importer/distributor in Massachusetts, is seeking to expand its Oregon portfolio. They have been in business for twelve years and their team of four knowledgeable sales-people focuses on the high-population regions of [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Dear friends, First off, please don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to offer your opinions on the effectiveness of our work at the Oregon Wine Board in support of your businesses. Our industry satisfaction survey is [...]

Release of 2016 Grape Pricing Data and Update on 2016 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Census Report

July 14, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, Winery & Vineyard Report|Tags: , , |

Thank you to all who completed the 2016 census form. We greatly appreciate the time and effort you put into it. Click here to view the preliminary prices per ton for grapes at the regional [...]

OWB’s 2016-17 Fiscal Year Top 10 Highlights

July 5, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Jun. 30 marked the conclusion of our 2016-17 fiscal year, and the OWB team is proud to have delivered a broad range of initiatives to help Oregon wine industry members meet their most pressing business [...]

Oregon Winegrowers Association Announces the Reference Toolbox

June 29, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

Just released by the Oregon Winegrowers Association, the Reference Toolbox is a dynamic online business support center that OWA members can access on-demand to learn more about the regulatory, policy and legislative environment critical to [...]

List or Search Grapes for Sale on the Marketplace

June 29, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , , , , |

If you are looking for a buyer for your grapes, or interested in buying grapes, don't forget to check out the Marketplace on the OWB's industry website. In 2016, the Marketplace replaced the Grape Matching [...]

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 [...]