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IPNC 2019 Call for Submissions

November 5, 2018|Uncategorized|

The International Pinot Noir Celebration (IPNC) is accepting submissions for consideration for participation in IPNC 2019. The deadline for submissions and samples is Nov. 30. Each year in the fall, the IPNC accepts wine submissions from Pinot noir producers who are interested in being featured at the next July event. If you have never participated [...]

SavorNW Wine Awards 2019 Competition Accepting Entries | Deadline: Jan. 31, 2019

November 5, 2018|Calls for Wine|

The SavorNW Wine Awards, one of the largest competitions focusing on wines from Pacific Northwest wine regions, is open for entries. The SavorNW Wine Awards are now accepting entries for their 2019 competition. Designed to showcase Northwest wines and wine regions, the SavorNW Wine Awards expects more than 700 wines for the judging which is [...]

Registration Open for Oregon Wine Trail NYC

October 26, 2018|Announcement, Oregon Wine Trail Event|

Join the OWB in NYC: Winery registration now open for Oregon Wine Trail event in Manhattan week of May 6, 2019 OWB's Oregon Wine Trail consumer, trade and media tasting and educational event is headed to New York, and winery registration is now open. As previously communicated, there are 50 winery spots available, which will be allocated by region in accordance with proportional annual [...]

Grapevine Newsletter October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR OCTOBER 23, 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium Marketing Education Research Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Quick Links Upcoming Events LETTER FROM STEVE THOMSON, CHAIR EMERITUS Dear industry colleagues, Our Oregon wine industry is growing more dynamic by the year. The ceiling for Oregon wine and grape growing has expanded [...]

2019 Symposium: Executive Track to Focus on Informed Business Decisions

October 19, 2018|Uncategorized|

Running a business requires infinite decisions, from pricing to branding, staff incentive structures to channel mix, and so much more. The 2019 Symposium's Executive Business track guides winery and vineyard owners, GMs and other leaders – current or aspiring – to a better understanding of how these myriad decisions culminate in sustainable success for [...]

Oregon Wine Trail NYC Registration Opens Next Week

October 17, 2018|Uncategorized|

As announced in August, the OWB is taking the Oregon Wine Trail to New York next May. New York is by far the top market in the country for fine wine sales, with a thriving ultra-premium category, strong community of wine writers and the most prolific and influential restaurant scene in the country. If you're interested in joining us [...]

Grapevine Newsletter October 9, 2018

October 9, 2018|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR OCTOBER 9, 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium Marketing Education Research Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Quick Links Upcoming Events LETTER FROM MARIE CHAMBERS Dear friends, Many of you are familiar with the Oregon Wine Brotherhood, an organization of wine enthusiasts dedicated to promoting and supporting the wines of Oregon [...]

Vinexpo New York 2019 – Exhibition Space Open

October 8, 2018|Announcement, Trade Marketing|

Vinexpo New York 2019 will take place March 4-5 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. Vinexpo New York 2018 was the largest business to business trade event focused on wine & spirits ever held in the U.S. The 2019 edition will provide the ideal venue and audience for producers who are interested [...]

San Francisco International Wine Competition Now Accepting 2018 Entries

October 8, 2018|Calls for Wine|

The 38th annual San Francisco International Wine Competition (SFIWC), which will be held Nov. 17-19, is now accepting entries. The SFIWC judging panel, comprised of 60 experts who will blind taste through thousands of entries over the course of three days, includes Robert Whitley of Wine Review Online, Eduardo Dingler of Morimoto Restaurants, Traci Dutton of the [...]

Call for 2019 Oregon Pinot Camp Tour Nominations

October 8, 2018|International Marketing|

Submit candidates for consideration by Dec. 1 Each year, the Oregon Wine Board hosts a group of international trade members in late June. The group attends Oregon Pinot Camp and also meets with winemakers from around the state to get a complete picture of wine in Oregon. We are now taking nominations for the summer of [...]