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 [...]

Ken and Grace Evenstad pledge up to $500,000 for research on red blotch virus

August 26, 2018|Announcement, OWB Blog|

Grace and Ken Evenstad, founding owners of Domaine Serene Winery in the Dundee Hills, have pledged up to $500,000 for a critical new research project specific to Oregon and designed by OSU and USDA research scientists. The initiative focuses on eradicating the ever-increasing threat of grapevine red blotch virus and will bring together a new [...]

Travel Oregon’s Competitive Small Grants Application Period Open Until Aug. 29

July 31, 2018|Announcement, Grapevine, OWB Blog|

The Travel Oregon Competitive Grants Program awards eligible applicants for projects that contribute to the development and improvement of local communities throughout the state. These projects support Travel Oregon’s mission of "a better life for Oregonians through strong, sustainable local economies."  To be eligible for funding, projects must be for tourism purposes and demonstrate a direct tie [...]

2017 Preliminary Grape Pricing Report

June 27, 2018|Announcement, OWB Blog, Winery & Vineyard Report|

The preliminary pricing report for grapes from the 2017 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Survey is now available. The report includes weighted average prices and median prices by region and variety, as well as minimum and maximum prices per ton to provide a more comprehensive picture of pricing around the state. The Oregon Wine Board contracted with the University of Oregon's [...]

Announcing 2018 Oregon Wine Month Rep of the Year Winners

June 27, 2018|Announcement, Oregon Wine Month, Trade Marketing|

After extensive deliberation, the Oregon Wine Board would like to congratulate the 2018 Oregon Wine Month Rep of the Year Award winners: Danny McBryde of Young’s Market Co. and Amy Paul Maynard of Mitchell Wine Group. Off-Premise: Danny McBryde of Young’s Market Co. Danny is a seasoned distributor rep vet, working for Young’s Market Company for [...]

ODA Announces Funding to Help Offset Organic Certification Costs

June 15, 2018|Announcement, OWB Blog|

The Oregon Department of Agriculture has announced the availability of cost-share rebate funds for certified organic farmers and processors. The funds, made available through the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) will reimburse up to 75 percent of certification costs, or up to $750 [...]