ODA Now Accepting Proposals for 2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program

December 3, 2018|Announcement|

The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is now accepting proposals for project ideas as part of US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) for 2019. Approximately $1.5 million is expected to be available to agriculture industry associations, producer groups, processors, commodity commissions, non-profits, for profits, and local government agencies in Oregon. Funding for Oregon’s program is contingent [...]

Influential writers at The Wine Advocate and James Suckling publish 2016 Oregon Reports

December 3, 2018|Announcement, Calls for Wine|

Oregon fall vineyard by Carolyn Wells Kramer On November 15, 2018 the results from two important Oregon comprehensive tastings were published; first, The Wine Advocate’s Oregon report from this past summer was completed and posted, rounding out the total number wines to 1,121 reviewed across 15 AVAs, the most ever. And second, the James Suckling [...]

A Tribute to Winemaker Jesus Guillen and a Fundraiser for His Family

November 18, 2018|Announcement, OWB Blog|

Oregon's wine community was stunned on Nov. 5 when friend and winemaker Jesus Guillen passed away unexpectedly after losing a battle with cancer, leaving behind his wife, Yuliana, and 10-year-old son, Adrian. On Nov. 24, Winter's Hill Estate will host a one-day wine tasting and sale of Guillen Family Wines, at which all tasting fees [...]

OWB Sponsoring WISE Academy Workshops to Augment 2019 Symposium DTC Education

November 7, 2018|Announcement, Education|

Coming to the 2019 Oregon Wine Symposium in February? Take advantage of your time in Portland at the to extend your DTC education. The Oregon Wine Board will be sponsoring two WISE Academy workshops on the days preceding and following the Symposium. Normally $700, these workshops are offered at only $55 per person per workshop. The two [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Registration Open for 2019 International Events

September 24, 2018|Announcement, International Marketing, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|

Make your plans for Japan, London, ProWein and Toronto OWB's international marketing team has opened registration for the 2019 slate of events around the globe. Tasting events will be held in Osaka, Tokyo, London and Toronto, and we'll be returning to ProWein in Düsseldorf as well. If you export to these markets or are interested [...]

Registration Now Open for the 2019 Oregon Wine Symposium

September 21, 2018|Announcement, Oregon Wine Symposium, OWB Blog|

Registration is open for the 2019 Oregon Wine Symposium, happening Feb. 12-13, 2019 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Your All-Access Ticket includes so much more than world-class educational content: Full access to two full days of seminars, lectures and panel discussions - more than 25 sessions in all to choose from covering pressing [...]

Oregon Pinot Camp Accepting Applications Through Sept. 29

September 14, 2018|Announcement, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|

A Message from the Oregon Pinot Camp Organizers: Dear Oregon Pinot Noir Producer, Planning for Oregon Pinot Camp (OPC) 2019 is underway. The dates for OPC 2019 are Saturday, June 22 - Tuesday, June 25, 2019. OPC continues to be one of the finest educational and promotional trade events in the world attracting top wine buyers [...]

Mark Your Calendar: Next Oregon Wine Trail Events and Other Upcoming Tastings

August 30, 2018|Announcement, Consumer Marketing, Oregon Wine Trail Event, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|

The Trail Leads to New York City in 2019 Save the date for this and other growth opportunities coming next year Following on the success of our first Oregon Wine Trail event in Los Angeles in April, the OWB team is excited to announce that our next domestic market for this event [...]