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 [...]

2019 DTC Wine Symposium Recap

February 4, 2019|Education, OWB Blog|

OWB's education manager, Bree Stock MW, attended the 2019 DTC Wine Symposium in Concord, California on Jan. 23-24. Below is her summary of the event and key takeaways for Oregon wine producers. About the conference The annual DTC Wine Symposium was held Jan. 23-24, 2019 in Concord, California. This conference is presented by and a [...]

Oregon Wine Profit Planner Webinar Series

November 7, 2018|Education|

Jump to registration links The Oregon Wine Board recently launched the Oregon Wine Profit Planner, a complete suite of workbooks designed to empower small Oregon vineyards and wineries to make business decisions – from pruning to pricing to packaging to personnel – that positively impact their bottom line. The four workbooks that comprise the Oregon Wine [...]

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 [...]

Preliminary Call for Participation in 2019 Symposium Wine Trials

September 24, 2018|Education, OWB Blog, Viticulture + Enology|

We are gauging preliminary interest in participating in tasting trials for the 2019 Oregon Wine Symposium. This year, the format for these tastings consists of three trial tastings served on the second day of the Symposium only. These trials will be examples selected by a committee for what might best fit one topic for each [...]

Rogue Farm Corps’ April Workshop Series

April 8, 2018|Education, Grapevine|

Rogue Farm Corps' is hosting a series of workshops throughout Oregon this April titled, “Changing Hands: Workshops on Farm Succession Planning and Access to Land." Are you a retiring or aspiring farmer? Come out for a full day of training on succession planning and land access as well as facilitated networking on regional issues to begin to building [...]

WISE Workshop: 7 Secrets of Professional Selling

April 6, 2018|Education, OWB Blog|

The Oregon Wine Board is pleased to offer, at more than 90% off, WISE Academy 7 Secrets of Sales workshops in McMinnville and Medford. Both workshops will cover leveraging your brand, understanding the buyers’ continuum, positive profiling, building rapport, buying signals, codifying your sales successes, wine club features and benefits, asking for the order and capturing data. Regularly [...]