It has been an exciting start to the year for Oregon wine in international markets. In the past two months many of your industry colleagues have carried the flag for Oregon in seven different countries by participating in Oregon Wine Board-organized trade tastings and educational seminars. Our consistent presence in those markets is paying off [...]
The OWB team always likes getting to know the wineries and vineyards we represent. Wineries are invited to OWB’s office to share their wines and brand story with us at 3:30 p.m. on Fridays. This is a great opportunity for you to get to know our organization better, ask questions of us and share your [...]
Dr. Greg Jones of Southern Oregon University has published an updated Spring 2017 weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at the first quarter of 2017 and forward through the next 90 days. Read the report here.
Join winegrower Ken Wright and author and journalist Jim Gullo for an evening lecture at Linfield College at 7:30 p.m. on May 1. The talk grows out of a series of reports that Wright commissioned Gullo to undertake that explore the histories and land usages of the 13 Willamette Valley vineyard properties that Wright farms and/or [...]
Popular Oregon Wine Symposium presenters WISE Academy are hosting a series of classes on DTC sales and marketing in the Willamette Valley throughout June. Employees of Oregon wineries can save 15% off registration using code OWB15. June 5, 9 & 15 WISE #213 WINE CLUB MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE Develop and manage a club with loyal members [...]
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 effectively with their workforces. In order to respond to the need for guidance and information, the Oregon Winegrowers Association has arranged two critical members-only educational opportunities in April. An [...]
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 on Monday, Mar. 20 and, thanks to your efforts, the number of award-winning wines from Oregon more than doubled compared to [...]