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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. If you are associated with one or more of these groups but are not receiving the Grapevine Newsletter, please sign up to hear from the Oregon Wine Board.

2019 Oregon Wine Country Plates Matching Grants Program

January 18, 2019|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , |

Travel Oregon will begin accepting applications for Oregon Wine Country Plates Matching Grants funding on Jan. 23. The program awards eligible applicants for projects that contribute to the development and improvement of communities throughout the [...]

2019 Silicon Valley Bank State of the Industry Report

January 18, 2019|Categories: Market/Economic Research|

Rob McMillan, EVP and founder of Silicon Valley Bank’s Wine Division, writes one of the wine industry’s most authoritative annual reports that assesses current conditions with street-level intelligence, and provides a unique forecast based on [...]

2019 Symposium: A Keynote to Kick Off Each Day

January 18, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]

Sign up to Pour at Total Wine During Oregon Wine Month

January 17, 2019|Categories: Grapevine, Oregon Wine Month|Tags: , , |

Total Wine & More is planning to celebrate Oregon Wine Month system-wide in May. As you may know, Total Wine is a large retail chain with 193 stores across 20 states. Nearly half of their [...]


January 14, 2019|Categories: Oregon Wine Trail Event, Trade Marketing|

Register by Feb. 15 to connect with distributor VIPs On May 6, the OWB will host its first VIP Distributor Reception. Taking place directly before the Oregon Wine Trail New York trade tasting, this reception [...]

Toronto Tasting Event Wine Trail Selection

January 9, 2019|Categories: Grapevine, Oregon Wine Trail Event|

To help consumers at our Toronto tasting discover the "Oregon wine trail" that best fits their palate and interests, we’ve outlined six wine trails throughout the event. The icons and descriptions you see below will [...]

Grapevine Newsletter January 8 2019

January 8, 2019|Categories: Grapevine Edition Archive|

View this email in your browser NEWS FOR JANUARY 8, 2019 Oregon Wine Symposium Marketing Education Research Calls for Wine Opportunities Other News Quick Links Upcoming Events Don't forget! The Early Bird discount period ends in [...]

2019 Women’s Farm to Food Business Competition

January 7, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Women’s Farm to Food Competition is dedicated to fostering growth among women producers (i.e., farmers, fishers, ranchers) and women entrepreneurs with food and beverage businesses in Oregon and Washington. The Farm to Food Competition [...]

Sales Opportunity with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board

January 4, 2019|Categories: Calls for Wine, Trade Marketing|

Deadline: Monday, January 7 ACT NOW The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is currently accepting submissions for white, rosé, and sparkling wines from Oregon wineries that do not currently do business with the PLCB. To be considered, [...]

Wine Enthusiast wants to receive new Oregon wine releases regularly

January 3, 2019|Categories: Calls for Wine|Tags: |

Have you sent Paul Gregutt of Wine Enthusiast magazine any of your new wine releases lately? If not, now's a great time--he'd like new releases sent to him on a regular schedule, and, he writes, [...]