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 [...]

Check out the 2017 Oregon Wine Month Toolkit

March 24, 2017|Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|

The 2017 Oregon Wine Month toolkit is now live on the OWB industry site, with resources to help you and your distributor partners get ready for May. The toolkit has two sections: one for direct to consumer sales and tasting rooms; and one for sales reps, restaurants and retailers. Each section contains information about the [...]

Wine Management Professional Series Now Available at Linfield College

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

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 are struggling to compete in a highly competitive, global marketplace. To combat this, Linfield College has created a new Wine [...]

Participate in the Wine Industry Immersion Program at Linfield College

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

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 from vineyard to table. This program is a comprehensive, deep immersion into the wine industry with focus in the following [...]

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 [...]

International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show

March 24, 2017|Grapevine|

International Bulk Wine and Spirits show is an annual trade show and conference, open to trade professionals only, which takes place in San Francisco, CA. IBWSS will give wineries, importers, supermarkets, retailers, restaurants, distilleries and other buyers a premiere international platform to source bulk wine and spirits and meet private label suppliers. In addition to [...]

Call for International Success Stories

March 24, 2017|Grapevine, International Marketing|

Showing the USDA that Market Access Program funds are being used effectively and that activities are resulting in increased international sales and representation for Oregon wineries is essential for continued grant funding. If you have participated in any OWB-sponsored international activities that have resulted in securing representation or sales abroad, send the details of your [...]

Submit Samples for International Wine Review Special Report on Rosé of Pinot Noir

March 24, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

The International Wine Review is soliciting samples of rosé made from Pinot noir for a special spring 2017 report on this style of wine.  Wineries interested in submitting samples should do so by Apr. 15.  The mailing address is: Donald Winkler International Wine Review 3137 Aberfoyle Pl NW Washington, DC 20015 For questions, contact Don Winkler.