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 materials and discover the many ways you can still get involved. And, don’t forget to take advantage of OWB’s increased [...]
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 and wine aficionado, Brian has been bringing the stories of Northwest wine to listeners throughout Oregon and Washington each weekend. In [...]
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 of the Oregon Wine Experience. It impressed me to find that the competition is limited to just 300 wines, or [...]
Lisa Perrotti-Brown is planning her review of Oregon wines in June 2017. If you would like to submit your wines for this tasting, please follow the instructions below: Send or deliver your wines and technical sheets to Northwest Distribution and Storage for consolidation by Jun. 2. Here is the address: Northwest Distribution & Storage, Oregon Wine Board / The Wine [...]
The 2017 Sélections Mondiales des Vins Canada (SMV Canada), the largest international wine competition in North America, will be held from May 25-29 in Quebec City. Respected by wineries the world over, SMV Canada is a source of great pride for Quebec and Canada as it contributes to the discovery of many new high quality [...]
An update on the OWB's international marketing efforts was published last week. The newsletter included information on international events that have taken place to-date in 2017, as well as information on upcoming events. Contact Marie Chambers if you would like to be added to the international marketing email list. Read the international marketing newsletter.
There are many ways to get involved - make sure you're ready to celebrate in style. Oregon Wine Month kicks off in two short weeks and there are still plenty of opportunities to take advantage of the OWB's multi-channel programs. More than 75 restaurant accounts have signed up to host month-long Oregon wine flights, but [...]
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 [...]