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The Grapevine Newsletter is distributed every two weeks to members of the Oregon wine community. These members include all winery and vineyard employees, regional associations, legislators and wine industry academics.

Grapevine Newsletter October 13 2020

October 13, 2020|Categories: Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR OCTOBER 13, 2020 Wildfire Updates COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, Here’s a quick [...]

OWRI Webinar Series: Grape Red Blotch Virus

October 13, 2020|Categories: Education, Viticulture + Enology|

Join Oregon State University Extension and the Oregon Wine Research Institute (OWRI) for a live webinar series starting Oct. 20, 2020 focusing on Grape Red Blotch Disease. These seminars will focus on research findings from [...]

Grapevine Newsletter September 29 2020

September 29, 2020|Categories: Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 Wildfire Updates COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends, In response to the [...]

Call for Wine: Wine & Spirits seeks Syrah, Rhône-Style Red Blends for its February 2021 issue

September 24, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Wine & Spirits October 2020 Wine & Spirits is now accepting Syrah and Rhône-Style blends for its February 2021 issue with a submission window open until October 9, 2020, and again from Oct. [...]

Call for Wine: 2021 McMinnville Wine Competition

September 23, 2020|Categories: Calls for Wine|

The 2021 McMinnville Wine & Food Classic Wine Competition is now open for wine entries. Held January 9th, 2021, for the first time in 28 years all wineries producing Oregon wines are invited to enter [...]

Grapevine Newsletter September 15 2020

September 15, 2020|Categories: 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. [...]

Oregon wine industry statewide points for 2020 wildfires in Oregon

September 10, 2020|Categories: Media Relations|

Many people are asking about the fires and the impact on wineries. It is devastating, and it's important to remember the fires are a larger scope of issues outside the Oregon wine industry and are similarly [...]

Grapevine Newsletter September 1 2020

September 1, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

Please Complete the 2019-20 Economic Impact Questionnaire

August 31, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

Call for Wine: Sip Magazine is accepting entries for their 2020 Best of the Northwest Wine awards

August 31, 2020|Categories: Calls for Wine, Media Relations|

From Kristin Ackerman Bacon, Sip Magazine publisher: I know harvest is upon us and you’re probably busy getting ready for that, but who couldn’t use a little extra recognition these days? As you might have [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Vineyard & Winery Operating Guidelines

August 27, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

Call for Wine: The Wine Advocate is now accepting 2018 wines for its annual Oregon Report

August 27, 2020|Categories: Calls for Wine, Media Relations|

Erin Brooks, the Wine Advocate reviewer for Oregon, will be accepting samples from all appellations beginning now through Wednesday, September 30, 2020. Due to the pandemic, Erin will not be visiting Oregon in person this [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: Pre-Harvest Meeting Recap, Recording and Resources

August 20, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

Grapevine Newsletter August 18 2020

August 18, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

Vinous rates the 2018 vintage as one of the best ever for Pinot noir in Oregon

August 17, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

You may remember in March 2020, Josh Raynolds, editor of Vinous put out the call for us to gather as many wine samples as producers could send him right as stay-at-home orders were issued to [...]

Grapevine Newsletter August 4 2020

August 4, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

COVID-19 Bulletin: New Harvest Prep and DTC Resources

July 29, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

Call for Wine: Nick Stock at James Suckling opens tasting window for next Oregon Report

July 27, 2020|Categories: Calls for Wine|

Nick Stock in early 2020 Editor's note: as of 9/2/20, the window has been extended through October to submit wines, but please email Nick first. As COVID-19 keeps Oregon in a holding pattern [...]

Grapevine Newsletter July 21 2020

July 21, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

COVID-19 Photography Best Practice and Call for Photos

July 20, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Toolkit, OWB Blog|

View this email in your browser COVID-19 PHOTOGRAPHY BEST PRACTICE Share your compliant images with fans and OWB Photo courtesy Adelsheim Vineyard It is critical that we set and meet visitation expectations as an industry. We [...]

Support Vineyard Steward Education through AHIVOY

July 16, 2020|Categories: Education|

Photo courtesy AHIVOY AHIVOY (Asociación Hispana de la Industria del Vino en Oregon y Comunidad) is a nonprofit organization creating opportunities and empowering Latinx and Hispanic vineyard stewards of the Willamette Valley to [...]