Grapevine Newsletter September 15 2020

September 15, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 Wildfire Updates COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends,   Tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. the Oregon Wine Board’s Zoom room will re-open for a discussion focused on grapes and wines [...]

Grapevine Newsletter September 1, 2020

September 1, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events A STEADY TILLER IN TURBULENT SEAS Letter from 2020 OWB Chairman Bob Morus The most important measure of a crew is how they handle a crisis. I’ve been touring our wine districts, [...]

Please Complete the 2019-20 Economic Impact Questionnaire

August 31, 2020|Economic Impact Studies, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser WE KNOW YOU’RE BUSY, BUT YOUR HELP IS NEEDED WITH THE INDUSTRY’S ECONOMIC IMPACT STUDY   Your assistance helps build the case for future industry support We ask this just once every three years. That's how often the OWB commissions this critical research. The published report provides information that is [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Vineyard & Winery Operating Guidelines

August 27, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

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 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

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 [...]

Grapevine Newsletter August 18 2020

August 18, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR AUGUST 18, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends,   Let us extend one more offer to anyone interested in providing their feedback on the Oregon Wine Board’s performance over the past year. And thank [...]

Grapevine Newsletter August 4 2020

August 4, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR AUGUST 4, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM DONNA MORRIS Greetings Friends,   I’m pleased to have the opportunity to update you on a strategic initiative of great importance and interest to our industry. As shared during our [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: New Harvest Prep and DTC Resources

July 29, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

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 [...]

Grapevine Newsletter July 21 2020

July 21, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR JULY 21, 2020 Marketing Research Education Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends,   This is the fifth and final reminder that the governor’s Executive Appointments Office is accepting application materials from wine industry members interested in serving on the Oregon Wine Board [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Resources for Workplace Safety

July 15, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

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 [...]