Grapevine Newsletter July 7 2020

July 7, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR JULY 7, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI   Dear Friends,   With the pace of wine country reopening activities temporarily slowing in some areas, winery tasting room staff members may have a few minutes to read over [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Face Coverings Now Mandatory Statewide

July 1, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

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 [...]

Grapevine Newsletter June 23 2020

June 23, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR JUNE 23, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends,   As we move into summer and Oregon’s economic reawakening continues, there’s still time to get involved with a few recent Oregon Wine Board initiatives: First, join the [...]

Grapevine Newsletter June 10 2020

June 10, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR JUNE 10, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, As our industry moves further into reopening and towards recovery, it’s a good time to remind everyone that the Oregon Wine Board's COVID-19 toolkit is still available [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin

June 3, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends,   With the pandemic emergency requiring businesses owners to re-examine their operating plans and budgets, managers at the Oregon Wine Board have been doing the same. OWB’s strategic plan was developed with extensive industry input, and we have appreciated additional comments as we’ve shared it at the [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin – Time Sensitive Opening Request

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

View this email in your browser TIME SENSITIVE: ACTION REQUESTED Governor Brown's office is seeking feedback on Phase 1 reopening from wine tasting rooms as it considers guidance for Phase 2. Yamhill County Commissioner Casey Kulla is compiling statewide wine industry feedback for the Governor's staff. Email Commissioner Kulla and copy the OWB no later than Thursday, May 28 at 2 p.m. [...]

Grapevine Newsletter May 26 2020

May 26, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR MAY 26, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events A MESSAGE FROM OWB VICE CHAIRMAN KEVIN CHAMBERS As we approach the 60th anniversary of our industry’s founding, Oregon grapegrowers and winemakers have proven this is one of the Earth’s great [...]

Special Alert: COVID-19 Bulletin

May 20, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends,   Wineries considering extensions of, or changes to, the hospitality and guest service areas on their licensed premises will find value in this summary of OLCC’s Reopening Guidance for businesses in counties approved for Phase I commercial activities. It has been prepared by Davis Wright Tremaine, legal counsel [...]

IMPORTANT: Guidelines for Reopening Tasting Rooms

May 14, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEW GUIDELINES FOR OREGON WINE TASTING ROOM OPERATIONS Rules and recommendations to prepare for safe reopening A task force comprised of industry members statewide has just released a document outlining Guidelines for Wine Tasting Room Operations in Response to COVID-19. This document has been endorsed by the boards of [...]

Special Alert: COVID-19 Bulletin – Preparing to Reopen

May 13, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, Last week Governor Brown provided further details on the seven prerequisites to be met by counties seeking approval to execute Phase I of the state’s “Reopening Oregon” plan. That 25-slide PowerPoint plan can be found, along with many other resources, in the OWB’s COVID-19 toolkit.   In [...]