Support Our Industry by Completing Your Census

March 24, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog|

Every year the Oregon wine industry receives an important request for census information. The data is confidentially gathered and analyzed by the Southern Oregon University Research Center (SOURCE) and is essential for communicating industry grape pricing, economic impact, market growth and much more. The OWB has worked closely with SOURCE to streamline the census form [...]

Wine Studies Workshops Offered at Chemeketa Community College

March 24, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog, Viticulture + Enology|

Chemeketa Community College is offering a variety of workshops for vineyard management and wine business from late January through June. Advanced Vineyard Management Workshops - Held at the NW Wine Studies Center at Chemeketa Eola Organic Spray Programs for Grapes March 11, 9 am-2 pm Vineyard Water Management April 29, 9 am-2 pm Vineyard Workshops – [...]

Register Now for 2017 Grape Day

March 24, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog, Technical Research, Viticulture + Enology|

Join the Oregon Wine Research Institute and its researchers from 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. on Apr. 6 at Oregon State University for its annual event highlighting research relevant to the Oregon wine industry. The speaker and topic lineup for Grape Day includes: Dr. José Ramón Úrbez-Torres, research scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada will present his [...]

Items for Sale on the Industry Marketplace 

March 24, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog|

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 sale, complete this short form. For questions, contact OWB.

An Update Regarding Industry Requests of the Oregon Wine Board for Funding

March 24, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog|

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 regions and grape varieties across the state. The Board and its Research Committee have a proven RFA process for soliciting [...]

Offering an Industry Educational Event?

March 24, 2017|Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|

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 also be promoted in the Grapevine and on the industry website. If your organization is hosting an industry educational event [...]

Attend the 6th Annual PDX Urban Wineries Industry Tasting

February 14, 2017|Grapevine|

The PDX Urban Wineries Association invites all members of the Oregon wine industry to join them for the 6th annual industry wine tasting on Feb. 22 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Enso Winery. This tasting is a great time to unwind after the Oregon Wine Symposium and have a chance to check out what [...]

Join the Oregon Malbec Association 

February 14, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

A group of Malbec producers are forming the Oregon Malbec Association. The goal of the association is to promote Oregon Malbec in all aspects, from advancing vineyard management and winemaking techniques, to developing and nurturing production and sales in both domestic and international markets. If you are interested in learning more or becoming a member, contact [...]

Participate in Minnesota Monthly’s Food and Wine Experience

February 14, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

Join Minnesota Monthly’s 23rd Annual Food and Wine Experience in Minneapolis, MN. Taking place Mar. 4 - 5, this two-day upscale culinary sampling event is a great opportunity to showcase your brand to more than 5,500 wine enthusiasts and grow your sales in the upper Midwest. Registration is closing soon so contact Jamie Flaws for more [...]

Attend the Climate Extremes Research Symposium

February 14, 2017|Grapevine, Technical Research, Viticulture + Enology|

In the Pacific Northwest, recent warmer spring and summer temperatures have led to: Earlier harvests Early fall frosts before vines are fully dormant Generally mild winters with several cold snaps Sharp declines in temperature through early spring. These heat and cold extremes can be damaging to grapevines, impact fruit quality and influence winemaking decisions. Attend [...]