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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 [...]

Offering an Industry Educational Event?

March 24, 2017|Categories: Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The OWB is dedicated to providing members of our community with educational offerings as part of its mandate. In addition to the educational seminars sponsored by the OWB, educational opportunities hosted by third-party organizations can [...]

Claim Your Tasting Room Listing and Connect with Visitors

March 21, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, OWB Blog, Tasting Room Listings|

It's a good time to be an Oregon wine country visitor. In the last few weeks the OWB has released the 2017 Oregon Wine Touring Guide and a new web resource where prospective visitors can build itineraries around more [...]

Research Update: Grape Powdery Mildew Management

March 15, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog, OWB Funded Research, Technical Research, Viticulture + Enology|Tags: , |

Grape Powdery Mildew Management—A Fungicide Timing and Selection Conundrum Walt Mahaffee, USDA, and Brent Warneke, Oregon State University, are researching how to improve the efficiency of grape production by optimizing fungicide selection and timing to [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | Federal Immigration Enforcement Policy

March 14, 2017|Categories: Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: |

Mar. 14 2017 - Grapevine Letter from Tom Danowski Changes in federal immigration policy enforcement have led many in our wine community to ask what steps they can take to protect their businesses and communicate [...]

Order Oregon Wine Month Point of Sale Materials

March 13, 2017|Categories: Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|Tags: , |

Tasting rooms: The OWB is offering printed point of sale materials at no charge to tasting rooms upon request. The deadline to order a kit of materials for your tasting room is Mar. 15. For details [...]

Submit Wines for the Drinks Business Global Masters Series

March 13, 2017|Categories: Calls for Wine, Grapevine, OWB Blog|Tags: , |

The Global Masters is a series of blind tasting competitions based on varieties of wine, drawing in entries from across the world. One of the key elements to its success is the quality and the [...]