About Jess Willey

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Jess Willey has created 288 blog entries.

Grapevine Newsletter July 7 2020

July 7, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR JULY 7, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI   Dear Friends,   With the pace of wine country reopening activities temporarily slowing in some areas, winery tasting room staff members may have a few minutes to read over [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Face Coverings Now Mandatory Statewide

July 1, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, If you have not yet heard, today, July 1, is the first day that face coverings are mandatory statewide when inside a public space. Guests seated in restaurants, tasting rooms, brewpubs and bars can remove masks when eating or drinking but are asked to wear them at all [...]

Grapevine Newsletter June 23 2020

June 23, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR JUNE 23, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends,   As we move into summer and Oregon’s economic reawakening continues, there’s still time to get involved with a few recent Oregon Wine Board initiatives: First, join the [...]

VingDirect DTC Course Offerings at Discounted Prices

June 18, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Education, Grapevine|

View this email in your browser ONLINE DTC COURSES AVAILABLE UNTIL JULY 1 Register for any of six offerings for just $25 each As the direct sales landscape is shifting, OWB remains committed to providing you with quality DTC education opportunities. As part of that effort, we have sponsored access for all industry members to six [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Updates on PPP and Food Security & Farmworker Initiative

June 17, 2020|Uncategorized|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, Please spend a few minutes reviewing this updated version of the Guidelines for Wine Tasting Room Operations in Response to COVID-19. It has been refreshed and carefully modified by industry task force members from across the state. The six pages include links and referrals to support documents that [...]

Grapevine Newsletter June 10 2020

June 10, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR JUNE 10, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, As our industry moves further into reopening and towards recovery, it’s a good time to remind everyone that the Oregon Wine Board's COVID-19 toolkit is still available [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin

June 3, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends,   With the pandemic emergency requiring businesses owners to re-examine their operating plans and budgets, managers at the Oregon Wine Board have been doing the same. OWB’s strategic plan was developed with extensive industry input, and we have appreciated additional comments as we’ve shared it at the [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin – Time Sensitive Opening Request

May 27, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser TIME SENSITIVE: ACTION REQUESTED Governor Brown's office is seeking feedback on Phase 1 reopening from wine tasting rooms as it considers guidance for Phase 2. Yamhill County Commissioner Casey Kulla is compiling statewide wine industry feedback for the Governor's staff. Email Commissioner Kulla and copy the OWB no later than Thursday, May 28 at 2 p.m. [...]

Grapevine Newsletter May 26 2020

May 26, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR MAY 26, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events A MESSAGE FROM OWB VICE CHAIRMAN KEVIN CHAMBERS As we approach the 60th anniversary of our industry’s founding, Oregon grapegrowers and winemakers have proven this is one of the Earth’s great [...]

Entry Period for 2020 Oregon Wine Competition Closing Soon

May 22, 2020|Announcement, Grapevine|

From OWB Education Manager Bree Stock MW Three years ago, I had the pleasure to participate as a judge the in the Oregon Wine Competition, organized by the Asante Foundation, host of the Oregon Wine Experience. The experience was professional and insightful, introducing me to a vast selection of varieties and styles within our state. [...]