Oregon Wine Symposium 2020: Decisions, Decisions! Winemaking to Optimize Quality Control

December 11, 2019|Oregon Wine Symposium|

  OPTIMIZING QUALITY FROM THE VINEYARD TO THE BOTTLE Winemakers have myriad decisions to make as grapes move from the vineyard to the cellar, into fermentation and aging vessels and finally into the bottle. The Enology track at the 2020 Oregon Wine Symposium will help winemakers optimize fruit and wine quality along various decision points. After [...]

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 [...]

Registration Open for Symposium 2020

September 16, 2019|Oregon Wine Symposium, OWB Blog|

View this email in your browser REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR THE 2020 OREGON WINE SYMPOSIUM  Registration is open for the 2020 Oregon Wine Symposium, which will take place Tuesday, Feb. 11 and Wednesday, Feb.12 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland. Here's what's included in your Full-Access Ticket:  Two days of seminars, lectures and panel discussions [...]

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 [...]

10 Things to do after Symposium

February 15, 2019|Oregon Wine Symposium, OWB Blog|

There were a lot of reminders from the main stage, so we took notes for you. Join the Oregon Winegrowers Association to support advocacy, access benefits and be a part of June's "Crush on Oregon" consumer tasting in Portland Complete the 2018 Oregon Vineyard and Winery Survey Update your tasting room details with OWB [...]

2019 Symposium: Options Abound at the Trade Show Breaks

January 30, 2019|Oregon Wine Symposium|

You already know that the Symposium's trade show breaks present opportunities to meet with more than 180 exhibitors, from lawyers to labelers to lab equipment. But if you find yourself looking for even more, check out other ways to maximize your time. Experimental Wine Trials Taste the real-life results of three vineyard and winery [...]

Get More Out of Symposium – Do Your Homework!

January 30, 2019|Oregon Wine Symposium, OWB Blog|

View this email in your browser HERE'S YOUR HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENT Study up to get the most out of Symposium Get more out of your Symposium experience by spending a little time brushing up on this year's panel topics. By reading a few short reports or watching recordings of past presentations, you'll be ready to absorb [...]

2019 Symposium: Sales Strategies that Pay Back

January 24, 2019|Oregon Wine Symposium|

Whether you're a seasoned sales manager, a direct-to-consumer specialist or a winemaker who does it all, opportunities abound to grow your sales know-how at the Symposium. Owners and sales managers will get the low-down on the latest in marketplace dynamics at Outlook on the Wine Sector. This panel will touch on M&A and valuation [...]

2019 Symposium: A Keynote to Kick Off Each Day

January 18, 2019|Oregon Wine Symposium|

The first day of the 2019 Oreogn Wine Symposium starts off strong with a keynote address from Sandra Taylor, author of The Business of Sustainable Wine. In addition to addressing sustainable winegrowing, her talk will focus on global trends and local opportunities in brand equity building and business sustainability, setting the gears in [...]