2019 Symposium: Viticulture Track Focuses on Vineyard Vitality in a Changing Climate

December 14, 2018|Oregon Wine Symposium|

Nowhere in the wine industry does the changing climate have a bigger impact than in the vineyard. The Viticulture Track at the 2019 Oregon Wine Symposium offers new insights and strategies from current research that addresses threats to the vineyard exacerbated by shifting climatic conditions, including water availability and red blotch disease. Every session features a researcher [...]

2019 Symposium: Enology Track Focuses on Mitigating Threats to Wine Quality

November 29, 2018|Oregon Wine Symposium|

Oregon wine is synonymous with quality. But you don't have to take our word for it. Just look at the outsized acclaim Oregon garners in Wine Spectator year after year: 20% of 90+ scores on domestic bottlings, despite producing just over 1% of the country's wine. This is a testament to the caliber of wine - and winemakers [...]

2019 Symposium: DTC Business Track Provides Strategies to Grow Sales at Small Wineries

November 7, 2018|Oregon Wine Symposium|

On average, wineries producing fewer than 5,000 cases sell 70% of their wines directly to consumers through their tasting rooms and wine clubs, according to the Silicon Valley Bank 2018 State of the Industry Report. With the majority of Oregon wineries producing around or below that threshold, the DTC channel plays a critical [...]

Registration Now Open for the 2019 Oregon Wine Symposium

September 21, 2018|Announcement, Oregon Wine Symposium, OWB Blog|

Registration is open for the 2019 Oregon Wine Symposium, happening Feb. 12-13, 2019 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Your All-Access Ticket includes so much more than world-class educational content: Full access to two full days of seminars, lectures and panel discussions - more than 25 sessions in all to choose from covering pressing [...]

Share Your Oregon Wine Symposium Feedback to Access Presentation Content

February 26, 2018|Grapevine, Oregon Wine Symposium|

Thank you to all who attended the 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium this week. The Oregon Wine Board relies on the constructive feedback and perspectives of attendees to build a valuable experience for all who participate year after year. Please take the survey by March 2. Everyone who attended the Symposium and completes the survey will [...]

The Business of Oregon Wine Featured at 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium

November 29, 2017|Media Relations, Oregon Wine Symposium|

November 29, 2017, Portland, OR. . . With a bountiful harvest in the books and statewide revenue up 12% this year, the business of Oregon wine is on many people’s minds as the 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium ramps up for its Feb. 20-21 return to the Oregon Convention Center. Three tracks—wine business, viticulture and enology—will [...]

Registration Open for the 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium

September 22, 2017|Education, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Symposium|

Registration is open for the 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium, Feb. 20-21 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. The Symposium comprises two full days of global wine industry experts sharing the latest advances in viticulture, enology and the business of wine, making it a must-attend event for everyone from winery and vineyard owners to sales [...]

Oregon Wine Symposium Content Now Open to View

June 2, 2017|Education, Grapevine, Oregon Wine Symposium|

Content from the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium is now available for all to view. Until Jun. 1, the videos and presentation materials had been password protected, only available to Symposium attendees who completed the event survey. View the 2017 Symposium content.

Last Chance to Register for the 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium

February 16, 2017|Oregon Wine Symposium|

The 2017 Oregon Wine Symposium takes place next week at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. You won't want to miss two full days of industry thought leaders and experts covering the most relevant topics in viticulture, enology and wine business, plus the Northwest’s largest wine industry trade show featuring more than 170 exhibitors. The Symposium is a [...]

Event Logistics for the Oregon Wine Symposium

February 16, 2017|Oregon Wine Symposium|

The Oregon Wine Symposium is next week! Here is some information you will need before you arrive. Symposium Location Oregon Convention Center Exhibit Halls B - C and Oregon Ballrooms 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Portland, OR 97232 Please note: This year's Symposium will be held in different exhibit halls than in the past. [...]