Grapevine Newsletter May 12 2020

May 12, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR MAY 12, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events COMMUNITY: A LETTER FROM BOB MORUS It seems like years, not months since our annual Oregon Wine Symposium. The educational sessions and vendor displays become a highly anticipated ritual; a rite [...]

Special Alert: COVID-19 Bulletin – Travel and Wholesale Impacts

May 6, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends,   As we approach the eventual re-openings of businesses and winery tasting rooms, Davis Wright Tremaine, counsel for the Oregon Winegrowers Association, provides this blog post for “Employers Planning to Reopen.” Keep an eye out as you near the end for the “Related Posts” that may be of interest. [...]

Special Alert: COVID-19 Bulletin – Reopening Oregon Framework

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

View this email in your browser Dear Friends,   Governor Brown’s plan to re-start commercial activities affected by last month’s executive orders continues to take shape. It will be based on this two-part decision model:   I. Gating Criteria A downward trajectory of reported influenza and COVID-19 symptoms over a 14-day period. A declining trajectory [...]

Grapevine Newsletter April 28 2020

April 28, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR APRIL 28, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM MARIE CHAMBERS Dear Friends,   While we are all waiting for business to open up, I’d like to highlight some of the great work our Oregon Wine Board committees have [...]

Special Alert: COVID-19 Bulletin

April 22, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, You don’t need to love Hollywood to appreciate how celebrity duo Ashton and Mila (Kunis) Kutcher are raising funds with their new Quarantine Pinot noir. Made in Dundee by Battle Creek Cellars winemaker Sarah Cabot, the wine will begin shipping in May. Media coverage for Oregon wine [...]

Special Alert: New COVID-19 Resources Available on the Toolkit

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

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, It's easy sometimes to forget the power in a simple gesture of heartfelt kindness. You may have heard OWB Board Chair Bob Morus drove from Hood River to Woodinville, WA, this past weekend with 42 cases of his Phelps Creek wine to donate to The Herbfarm’s Seattle [...]

Grapevine Newsletter April 14 2020

April 14, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR APRIL 14, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM KAI MCMURTRY Hi Friends,   I’m writing from my home “office” and I suspect you’re reading from yours. As we collectively await our new normal I’ve been buoyed by beautiful [...]

International Newsletter April 13 2020

April 13, 2020|Grapevine Edition Archive, International Marketing|

View this email in your browser INTERNATIONAL MARKETING NEWSLETTER APRIL 13, 2020 International Developments Recap of Activities Event Updates Other News INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTS  As the global situation around the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change daily, it has created a lot of uncertainty among U.S. exporters. This uncertainty has translated to a significant number of leading [...]

COVID-19 News and Related Opportunities

April 8, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends,   As businesses adapt to today’s temporary commercial restrictions, the OWB is consolidating resources crowdsourced from our community to deal with immediate circumstances while also developing new programs to prepare for the emerging opportunities to come. OWB’s educational priorities reflect a more expansive outlook during this global [...]

Special Alert: Navigating COVID-19 Financial Resources

April 2, 2020|COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, Please check in and view new material in the OWB's COVID-19 Oregon Wine Industry Toolkit. With many in the industry facing tight deadlines for decisions and expressing increasing interest in the federal government’s emergency financial aid, additions to the Financial Assistance and Business Resources section of the [...]