OWRI Webinar Series: Grape Red Blotch Virus

October 13, 2020|Education, Viticulture + Enology|

Join Oregon State University Extension and the Oregon Wine Research Institute (OWRI) for a live webinar series starting Oct. 20, 2020 focusing on Grape Red Blotch Disease. These seminars will focus on research findings from Oregon-based studies conducted by researchers at OWRI and partners at the USDA-ARS. Seminars will cover virus epidemiology, vector identification and [...]

Support Vineyard Steward Education through AHIVOY

July 16, 2020|Education|

Photo courtesy AHIVOY AHIVOY (Asociación Hispana de la Industria del Vino en Oregon y Comunidad) is a nonprofit organization creating opportunities and empowering Latinx and Hispanic vineyard stewards of the Willamette Valley to overcome socio-economic challenges. The organization seeks to provide education and professional development, paving the way for Oregon’s hard-working vineyard stewards [...]

VingDirect DTC Course Offerings at Discounted Prices

June 18, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Education, Grapevine|

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 [...]

To Be Welcoming: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Curriculum from Starbucks

March 30, 2020|Education|

A note from OWB Education Manager Bree Stock MW: While it’s currently hard to imagine welcoming visitors in our tasting rooms, there will be a time when we are back to offering tasting experiences on-site. It is also likely that international travel will continue to be limited and we should expect an influx of local [...]

WSET Diploma Flexible Payment Offerings

March 30, 2020|Education|

Below is a message from Adam Chase of Grape Experience Wine & Spirit School Several of you have told me you have some extra time these days given the Covid 19 situation, but I understand that money is tight.  We have worked out with WSET that if you are interested in starting the first part of the [...]

Napa Valley Wine Academy | Oregon Discount

March 16, 2020|Education|

Napa Valley Online Wine Academy is offering a 20% discount to Oregon producers on the following courses. Just enter the code OREGON20 to receive your discount. Oregon Wine Expert American Wine Expert Wine 101 Foundation Online Course 1:1 Wine Expert Coaching Sommday Deductive Tasting Course

Oregon Wine Symposium 2020: Farming for Healthy Soils and Vines

November 13, 2019|Education, Oregon Wine Symposium|

GET THE DIRT ON FARMING TECHNIQUES FOR HEALTHY SOILS AND VINES It can be a balancing act managing vineyards for sustainable quality fruit production. The Viticulture track at the 2020 Oregon Wine Symposium will cover both protective and proactive techniques that enable you to preserve the health of your plants and soils while farming with an [...]

Oregon Wine Symposium 2020: Explore the Many Dimensions of Wine Sales & Marketing

October 17, 2019|Education, Oregon Wine Symposium, OWB Blog|

EXPLORE THE MULTI-FACETED LANDSCAPE OF CONSUMER SALES AND MARKETING Creating an impactful consumer sales and marketing program involves so much more than providing standout hospitality in your tasting room. The Sales & Marketing track at the 2020 Oregon Wine Symposium will increase your aptitude in media relations, wine marketing compliance, commission structures and more. REGISTER FOR THE [...]

Save the Date: 2020 Oregon Wine Symposium

August 16, 2019|Education, Oregon Wine Symposium, OWB Blog|

SAVE THE DATE: FEBRUARY 11-12, 2020 As you head towards harvest, mark your calendar for the 2020 Oregon Wine Symposium. On Feb. 11-12, we'll gather for the Oregon wine industry's annual education, networking and celebratory event - not to mention the region's largest wine industry trade show. The Symposium planning team is working in partnership with dozens of industry volunteers to [...]

VingDirect Tasting Room and Wine Club Management Webinar Series

May 15, 2019|Education, OWB Blog, Webinar|

The Oregon Wine Board is proud to partner with the Oregon Wine Brotherhood to sponsor educational training workshops in tasting room and wine club management. Susie Tucker from VingDirect will lead this series of four two-part webinars on Wednesday and Thursday mornings throughout May and June. The webinars are free to Oregon wine [...]