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Calls for Wine and Media Opportunities for February-Early March 2018

January 9, 2018|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

Opportunities abound to get your Oregon wines in front of more people this year. Here's a rundown of writers and publications seeking wines to sample and wine stories to write, listed by deadline: Wine Spectator, Spring Rosé, still and sparkling reviews (Due Feb 9) Wine Enthusiast, sparkling wines (Due Feb 9) International Wine Report and [...]

The Business of Oregon Wine Featured at 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium

November 29, 2017|Media Relations, Oregon Wine Symposium|

November 29, 2017, Portland, OR. . . With a bountiful harvest in the books and statewide revenue up 12% this year, the business of Oregon wine is on many people’s minds as the 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium ramps up for its Feb. 20-21 return to the Oregon Convention Center. Three tracks—wine business, viticulture and enology—will [...]

Calls for Wine Submissions: Due December 2017 – January 2018

November 28, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine, Media Relations|

Carving out a little time now may net some good media gains and publicity for your wines in the new year. Here is a rundown of writers and publications seeking wines to sample and wine stories to write, listed by deadline: Wine Enthusiast, April 2018 (Due Dec. 1) Growler Magazine (Due Dec. 4) Connoisseurs' Guide [...]

Support Our Industry by Completing Your Census

March 24, 2017|Grapevine|

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 [...]

Wine Studies Workshops Offered at Chemeketa Community College

March 24, 2017|Grapevine, Viticulture + Enology|

Chemeketa Community College is offering a variety of workshops for vineyard management and wine business from late January through June. Advanced Vineyard Management Workshops - Held at the NW Wine Studies Center at Chemeketa Eola Organic Spray Programs for Grapes March 11, 9 am-2 pm Vineyard Water Management April 29, 9 am-2 pm Vineyard Workshops – [...]

Register Now for 2017 Grape Day

March 24, 2017|Grapevine, Technical Research, Viticulture + Enology|

Join the Oregon Wine Research Institute and its researchers from 8:30 a.m to 3:30 p.m. on Apr. 6 at Oregon State University for its annual event highlighting research relevant to the Oregon wine industry. The speaker and topic lineup for Grape Day includes: Dr. José Ramón Úrbez-Torres, research scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada will present his [...]

Check out the 2017 Oregon Wine Month Toolkit

March 24, 2017|Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month, 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, 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, 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|

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.