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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, wine industry academics and current Oregon Winegrowers Association service members.

COVID-19 News and Related Opportunities

April 8, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

International Wine Report seeks Oregon Rosé and Tempranillo for Annual Reports

April 2, 2020|Categories: Calls for Wine|

International Wine Report and Washington Wine Blog writer Owen Bargreen CS is collecting rosé for his annual 2020 Rose Report, and a new request for Tempranillo from Oregon for his 2020 report. He writes: There [...]

Special Alert: Navigating COVID-19 Financial Resources

April 2, 2020|Categories: 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 [...]

Grapevine Newsletter March 31 2020

March 31, 2020|Categories: Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR MARCH 31, 2020 COVID-19 Updates Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM JESS WILLEY Hi everyone, I hope this finds you and [...]

To Be Welcoming: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Curriculum from Starbucks

March 30, 2020|Categories: Education|

A note from OWB Education Manager Bree Stock MW: While it’s currently hard to imagine welcoming visitors in our tasting rooms, there will be a time when we are back to offering tasting experiences on-site. [...]

Call for Samples: The Globe and Mail

March 30, 2020|Categories: Calls for Wine, International Marketing|

Christopher Waters, Wine and Spirits columnist with Canada's The Globe and Mail newspaper, writes: I'd like to invite members to share upcoming and existing releases for review.  I'm interested in products that have continuous, existing or upcoming releases including [...]

WSET Diploma Flexible Payment Offerings

March 30, 2020|Categories: Education|

Below is a message from Adam Chase of Grape Experience Wine & Spirit School Several of you have told me you have some extra time these days given the Covid 19 situation, but I understand that money [...]

International Wine Review seeks Oregon Rosé samples, focus on Pinot Noir

March 26, 2020|Categories: Calls for Wine, Media Relations|

The International Wine Review seeks rosé of Pinot noir for its 2020 Annual Rosé Review. In the editor's words: "This year our focus on rosé tastings and report will be on rosé of Pinot noir. We’re more [...]

Vinous accepting samples for the Oregon Report through April 17, 2020

March 26, 2020|Categories: Calls for Wine, Media Relations|

Josh Raynolds is currently accepting wines for his upcoming Oregon Report in Vinous (105,700 monthly visits), and due to shipment complications in regard to COVID-19, he will extend his deadline to Friday, April 17, 2020. [...]

Special Alert: COVID-19 Updates & Opportunities

March 26, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, I’ll open with an important reminder to please ask anyone in your network who is not already receiving Oregon Wine Board notices to sign up here so we [...]

Advice for Virtual Meetings

March 24, 2020|Categories: Announcement, COVID-19 Toolkit|

A Note From the Desk of Christina DeArment: OWB's Resident Millennial  Like much of the country, the OWB is working tirelessly to make the abrupt shift from hosting occasional conference calls to relying on [...]

Special Alert: COVID-19 Update | March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends,   I’ll open this second installment in OWB’s series of Special Alert bulletins with a reminder to view the Oregon Wine Board’s COVID-19 toolkit, which is packed [...]

Decanter’s Charles Curtis MW seeks Oregon Chardonnay samples by April 18

March 20, 2020|Categories: Calls for Wine, Media Relations, Uncategorized|

Wine reviewer Charles Curtis MW has been commissioned to write an article for a summer issue of Decanter. It is a long-ish article on Oregon Chardonnay and for this, he is gathering samples from Oregon [...]

Wine Enthusiast Seeks Virtual Tasting Stories

March 19, 2020|Categories: OWB Blog|

A freelance writer for Wine Enthusiast wants to know what wineries in Oregon are doing with virtual tastings. If interested, please copy / paste the questions below into an email to Sally Murdoch, OWB communications [...]

Special Alert: COVID-19 Toolkit

March 17, 2020|Categories: COVID-19 Toolkit, Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser Dear Friends, With historic announcements coming almost every day about new virus-related social practices and policy actions, the Oregon Wine Board managers and Directors have been focused on ways [...]

Napa Valley Wine Academy | Oregon Discount

March 16, 2020|Categories: Education|

Napa Valley Online Wine Academy is offering a 20% discount to Oregon producers on the following courses. Just enter the code OREGON20 to receive your discount. Oregon Wine Expert American Wine Expert Wine 101 Foundation [...]

Update on OWB-Hosted International Events

March 13, 2020|Categories: International Marketing|

Updated March 31 In the face of the global pandemic caused by the spread of coronavirus, it is important to be vigilant in protecting public and individual health as much as possible. To that end, [...]

Grapevine Newsletter March 3 2020

March 3, 2020|Categories: Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR MARCH 3, 2020 Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Upcoming Events LETTER FROM SALLY MURDOCH Hello,   With another successful Oregon Wine Symposium under our belts, [...]

Grapevine Newsletter February 18 2020

February 18, 2020|Categories: Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 18, 2020 Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends,   It was energizing and inspiring to [...]

Grapevine Newsletter February 4 2020

February 4, 2020|Categories: Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR FEBRUARY 4, 2020 Marketing Research Education Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Upcoming Events LETTER FROM TOM DANOWSKI Dear Friends,   There’s still time to register for [...]

Markham Heid, freelancer for Time, Men’s Health, Prevention and Shape seeks Oregon Chardonnay

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

Freelance writer Markham Heid is seeking Chardonnay for an article he's writing. Markham writes for Time, Men's Health, Prevention, Playboy, Food & Wine, Vice Media (Tonic), MSN and Women's Health Magazine, and he's also a freelance editor [...]