¡Salud! Services to offer COVID-19 vaccinations clinics starting 3/31/2021

March 23, 2021|COVID-19|

¡Salud! Services will be offering COVID-19 vaccinations clinics starting 3/31 Oregon Health Authority approved vaccine eligibility for MSFW (migrant seasonal farm workers) and agricultural workers beginning March 29, 2021, and ¡Salud! has obtained access to vaccines and determined central clinic locations that will allow us to distribute vaccines. ¡Salud! Services COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for MSFW [...]

Agriculture Worker Vaccination Update from ¡Salud!

January 22, 2021|COVID-19|

Information provided by ¡Salud! on Jan. 21, 2021 ¡Salud! & COVID-19 Vaccines: At this time, ¡Salud! is not planning to administer vaccines via mobile clinics in the vineyards. We are, however, planning to partner with vaccination hub clinics organized by healthcare systems, Federally Qualified Health Clinics (FQHC) and others as they become available. Vaccine distribution is [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Governor Brown Announces New COVID-19 Framework

November 25, 2020|COVID-19, Grapevine Newsletters|

View this email in your browser GOVERNOR BROWN ANNOUNCES UPDATED COVID-19 RISK AND PROTECTION FRAMEWORK Limited outdoor tasting room operations may resume Dec. 3 This afternoon, Nov. 25, Governor Brown unveiled a new statewide "Risk and Protection Framework" outlining guidelines and requirements for personal activities and commercial operations to help curb the spread of COVID-19. [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Vineyard & Winery Operating Guidelines

August 27, 2020|COVID-19, Grapevine Newsletters|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, Please consult the OWB's COVID-19 toolkit, which has been updated again to fold in new material including the final versions of vineyard and winery operating guidelines written and edited by industry members with input from ODA, Oregon OSHA and the state’s Health Authority. This information is the result of [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Pre-Harvest Meeting Recap, Recording and Resources

August 20, 2020|COVID-19, Grapevine Newsletters|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends,   Good to see about 200 industry members and guests who Zoomed in Tuesday for an open forum on seasonal safety protocols in anticipation of the 2020 harvest. We were fortunate to have active involvement over the past several weeks in development of worker-protection guidelines from our [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: New Harvest Prep and DTC Resources

July 29, 2020|COVID-19, Grapevine Newsletters|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends,   As wine supply and demand continue searching for an equilibrium, Wines Vines Analytics recently presented some data on underlying channel dynamics. Overall, they reflect ongoing softness in domestic wine sales. U.S. dollar volume in June was $3.4 billion and wine spending for the preceding 12 months reached [...]

COVID-19 Photography Best Practice and Call for Photos

July 20, 2020|COVID-19|

View this email in your browser COVID-19 PHOTOGRAPHY BEST PRACTICE Share your compliant images with fans and OWB Photo courtesy Adelsheim Vineyard It is critical that we set and meet visitation expectations as an industry. We want guests to arrive in wine country expecting consistent compliance with health precautions such as PPE and safe distancing to [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Resources for Workplace Safety

July 15, 2020|COVID-19, Grapevine Newsletters|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, As our industry counterparts in areas of California react to reinstated restrictions on indoor tasting room service, Oregon winery owners need to be aware of some less intrusive but important recent announcements here. First, Governor Brown and the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) this week restricted social gatherings [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Face Coverings Now Mandatory Statewide

July 1, 2020|COVID-19, Grapevine Newsletters|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, If you have not yet heard, today, July 1, is the first day that face coverings are mandatory statewide when inside a public space. Guests seated in restaurants, tasting rooms, brewpubs and bars can remove masks when eating or drinking but are asked to wear them at all [...]

VingDirect DTC Course Offerings at Discounted Prices

June 18, 2020|COVID-19, Education|

View this email in your browser ONLINE DTC COURSES AVAILABLE UNTIL JULY 1 Register for any of six offerings for just $25 each As the direct sales landscape is shifting, OWB remains committed to providing you with quality DTC education opportunities. As part of that effort, we have sponsored access for all industry members to six [...]