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Attend an Oregon Tourism Listening Session in Your Region

March 26, 2018|Grapevine|

Travel Oregon, in partnership with Oregon’s seven regional destination management organizations (RDMOs), invites you to join one of 10 Oregon Tourism Listening Sessions across the state this spring. We want to hear from anyone who touches the tourism industry, including business owners, land managers, volunteers, nonprofits, policymakers and more, as we value all perspectives and [...]

Upcoming WISE Academy Classes

March 26, 2018|Education, Grapevine, OWB Blog|

WISE #211 Tasting Room Management Certificate April 30, May 3 & 10 $990 | This 3-day course focuses on the strategic needs of tasting room managers. REGISTER  WISE #111 Tasting Room Professional Certificate May 1 & 8 $700 | This 2-day class is designed to raise the sales and customer service skills of tasting room [...]

Letter From Tom Danowski

March 22, 2018|Grapevine|

Dear friends, Let me open this note by extending an invitation. This is to anyone but is particularly intended for our industry colleagues in Southern Oregon. Please join the Oregon Wine Board and Oregon Winegrowers Association Directors for an informal reception with wines and hors d’oeuvres on Wednesday March 28 at 5 pm in Medford. [...]

Oregon Wine Trail Event Wine Trail Selection

November 8, 2019|Grapevine, Oregon Wine Trail Event|

To help consumers at our San Francisco and Seattle tastings discover the "Oregon wine trail" that best fits their palate and interests, we’ve outlined six wine trails throughout the event. The icons and descriptions you see below will be printed in the event program and will offer a way-finding option for consumers. Wineries will not [...]

Grapevine Newsletter March 13, 2018

March 13, 2018|Grapevine Edition Archive|

NEWS FOR MARCH 13, 2018 Marketing Education Research Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Quick Links Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI  Dear friends, Let me open this note by extending an invitation.   This is to anyone but is particularly intended for our industry colleagues in Southern Oregon. Please join the Oregon Wine Board and [...]

March 2018 Weather and Climate Summary and Forecast

March 12, 2018|Grapevine, Weather & Climate Forecasts|

On Mar. 5, Dr. Greg Jones of Linfield College published an updated weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at Dec. conditions, provides an updated drought watch, and forecasts March, April and May. Read the report here.

Letter From Tom Danowski

February 27, 2018|Grapevine|

Dear friends, Thank you to those who attended last week’s Oregon Wine Symposium. You helped set another all-time record for seminar and technical session attendance. To make sure you are on our distribution list for the slide presentations delivered at Symposium, and to help us make next year’s event even better, please give us your [...]

Submit Oregon Wine Month Association Events

February 27, 2018|Grapevine|

If your AVA or association is having a special event or promotion in April or May please share those event details with us by emailing Kai McMurtry by March 9. Multi-winery events or promotions are great for inspiring people to visit areas they haven’t been before, and they also provide both OWB and media with events that [...]

Share Your Oregon Wine Symposium Feedback to Access Presentation Content

February 26, 2018|Grapevine, Oregon Wine Symposium|

Thank you to all who attended the 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium this week. The Oregon Wine Board relies on the constructive feedback and perspectives of attendees to build a valuable experience for all who participate year after year. Please take the survey by March 2. Everyone who attended the Symposium and completes the survey will [...]

February 2018 Weather and Climate Summary and Forecast

February 26, 2018|Grapevine, Weather & Climate Forecasts|

On Feb. 5, Dr. Greg Jones of Linfield College published an updated weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at Dec. conditions, provides an updated drought watch, and forecasts February, March and April. Read the report here.