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Grapevine Newsletter November 12 2019

November 12, 2019|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR NOVEMBER 12, 2019 Symposium Marketing Research Education Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, Last week the OWB’s Kai McMurtry shared an industry overview and reviewed a grab bag of wine tourism resources, such as the Oregon Wines Fly Free materials, with the [...]

Grapevine Newsletter October 29 2019

October 29, 2019|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR OCTOBER 29, 2019 Symposium Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, Once again we are called on to empathize with our industry friends in Northern California as wildfires race across their landscapes. I’m in touch with my [...]

Explore the Many Dimensions of Wine Sales & Marketing

October 17, 2019|Education, Oregon Wine Symposium, OWB Blog|

View this email in your browser EXPLORE THE MULTI-FACETED LANDSCAPE OF CONSUMER SALES AND MARKETING  Creating an impactful consumer sales and marketing program involves so much more than providing standout hospitality in your tasting room. The Sales & Marketing track at the 2020 Oregon Wine Symposium will increase your aptitude in media relations, wine marketing compliance, commission [...]

Grapevine Newsletter October 15 2019

October 15, 2019|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR OCTOBER 15, 2019 Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, If the demands of the harvest have kept you away from your inbox, Welcome Back. Here are some calendar items that may be of interest as we [...]

Grapevine Newsletter October 1 2019

October 1, 2019|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR OCTOBER 1, 2019 Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, A few quick things. Around this time each fall, the Oregon Wine Board submits an annual report that looks back on the highlights of our work for [...]

Registration Open for 2020 International Events

September 23, 2019|Announcement, International Marketing, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|

Registration is now open for the 2020 slate of international tasting events hosted by OWB around the globe. The upcoming year will be busy with opportunities in Mexico City, at ProWein in Germany and Vinexpo in Hong Kong. We have also expanded our Canadian tasting event offerings to include Toronto, Montréal and Calgary. These trade-focused events [...]

Grapevine Newsletter September 17 2019

September 17, 2019|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 17, 2019 Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, The quick and surprisingly damp end to our hopes for another Indian summer is a reminder that while you’re picking and crushing grapes, those of us here [...]

Registration Open for Symposium 2020

September 16, 2019|Oregon Wine Symposium, OWB Blog|

View this email in your browser REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2020 OREGON WINE SYMPOSIUM  Registration is open for the 2020 Oregon Wine Symposium, which will take place Tuesday, Feb. 11 and Wednesday, Feb.12 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Here's what's included in your Full-Access Ticket:  Two days of seminars, lectures and panel discussions [...]

2020 Oregon Chardonnay Celebration Call for Submissions

September 15, 2019|Announcement|

The 2020 Oregon Chardonnay Celebration is set for Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at The Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg. All wineries, regardless of previous participation, wishing to be considered for inclusion in the 2020 Oregon Chardonnay Celebration, must submit samples for a blind panel tasting comprised of retailers, sommeliers and winemakers. Wineries may submit one wine. [...]

Grapevine Newsletter September 3 2019

September 3, 2019|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 3, 2019 Marketing Research Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, Over the past several years, TEXSOM has taken its place among the world’s most highly esteemed educational and career development events for wine professionals. Two weeks ago, 1,140 influential decision makers including [...]