Registration Open for 2020 International Events

September 23, 2019|Announcements, International Marketing, 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 [...]

Registration Open for Symposium 2020

September 16, 2019|Announcements, Oregon Wine Symposium|

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|Announcements|

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. [...]

2020 Travel Oregon Grant Opportunities

September 13, 2019|Announcements|

It's not too early for associations to begin thinking about projects or opportunities eligible for Travel Oregon grant funding in 2020. As a reminder, OWB is happy to provide letters of support and may be able to provide funds for professional grant writers. The 2020 grant opportunities are outlined below. If you have questions about [...]

2018 Preliminary Grape Pricing Report

July 12, 2019|Announcements, Winery & Vineyard Report|

Update July 18, 2019: Since original publication on July 15, average price figures have been updated for North Willamette Valley Chardonnay, Pinot gris and Pinot noir and South Willamette Valley Pinot gris and Pinot noir. The preliminary pricing report for grapes from the 2018 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Survey is now available. The report includes weighted average prices and [...]

Apply Now to be Considered for the Oregon Wine Board of Directors in 2020

May 27, 2019|Announcements|

There is expected to be one (1) opening on the nine-member Oregon Wine Board starting in January 2020. Applications for those positions are being accepted until July 31, 2019. The Governor’s Oregon Wine Board appointee is also invited to stand for ratification by members of the Oregon Winegrowers Association to serve concurrently on both Boards [...]

Special Notice: Industry Town Hall Meetings on Legislative Proposals | May 1 in Central Point and Roseburg

April 29, 2019|Announcements|

View this email in your browser A special notice from: INDUSTRY TOWN HALL MEETINGS IN SOUTHERN OREGON ON LEGISLATIVE PROPOSALS Meetings to be held May 1 in Central Point and Roseburg The Oregon Winegrowers, Rogue Valley Winegrowers and Umpqua Valley Winegrowers associations are aware that many industry members are anxious to discuss some of the [...]

2019 Marketing & Communications Listening Tour

March 13, 2019|Announcements|

Register to Join OWB for a Listening Session on Marketing & Communications The Oregon Wine Board is undertaking efforts to review, revise and refocus the strategic vision and plan for our marketing and communications work. This work touches a wide range of audiences – from tourists to buyers, from writers to restaurants – creating a [...]

Join Oregon Business for Climate

February 4, 2019|Announcements|

Oregon Business for Climate is a nonpartisan, nonprofit statewide organization focused on mobilizing industry support and business leadership to advance climate policy and institute a price on carbon emissions while strengthening Oregon’s economy. Oregon Business for Climate believes that, because of federal inaction, Oregon must demonstrate timely policy leadership at the state level. Because of  strong [...]

Participate in the 2019 International Volcanic Wine Conference

February 4, 2019|Announcements|

John Szabo MS, a passionate educational leader for volcanic wines founded Volcanic Wines International in order to take the leading role in defining and establishing a Volcanic Wine Movement, and to provide educational and promotional opportunities for volcanic wine producers internationally. After the success of the first International Volcanic Wine Conference (IVWC) held on March 27, 2018, in New [...]