Act Now: Free Shipping for 2019 TEXSOM International Wine Awards

October 19, 2018|Grapevine, Trade Marketing|

Shipping Deadline Extended: Jan. 25 Thanks to a generous sponsorship from FedEx, the Oregon Wine Board is offering free ground shipping of up to one case of wine (12 bottles) to the TEXSOM International Wine Awards (TIWA). The original deadline for this program was Dec. 31 but due to unexpected popularity, the deadline has been [...]

December 2017 Weather and Climate Summary and Forecast

December 5, 2017|Grapevine, Weather & Climate Forecasts|

On Dec. 5, Dr. Greg Jones of Linfield College published an updated weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at Nov. conditions, provides an updated drought watch, and forecasts December, January and February. Read the report here.

Wine Spectator Co-op Ad Opportunity

December 4, 2017|Consumer Marketing, Grapevine|

In its March issue, Wine Spectator will publish its annual Oregon Wine report. The highly qualified readership of the print magazine is estimated at 3 million, with more than 370,000 paid subscribers. Wine Spectator is offering a cooperative advertising opportunity for up to 18 Oregon wineries, providing the opportunity to gain more exposure in the [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | Dec. 5, 2017

December 4, 2017|Grapevine|

Dear friends, In the spirit of the season, let me open by mentioning a couple of charitable events that reflect our wine community’s remarkable generosity. Oregon winemakers answered the call to assist colleagues affected by the devastating wild fires in California’s wine country when Pierre Zreik, Sue Horstmann and Denise Seroyer recruited 70 Oregon wineries [...]

Act Now: Free Shipping for TEXSOM International Wine Awards

December 1, 2017|Grapevine, Trade Marketing|

Shipping Deadline: Dec. 31 The producers of the annual TEXSOM conference, considered by many to be the most prominent and influential wine trade education conference in the U.S., are the force behind TEXSOM International Wine Awards (TEXSOM IWA). In 2017, the TEXSOM IWA garnered 3,581 entries representing 29 countries and 19 states, a record for the competition. The Oregon Wine [...]

Webinar Recap: Tools & Strategies for Pitching Oregon Wine Month to Your Distributors

December 1, 2017|Grapevine|

We have prepared a package for wineries to use in presenting Oregon Wine Month 2018 to distributors in state and around the country. If you missed the webinar on Nov. 30, visit the Toolkit to view the presentation and learn how to equip your distributors to make the most of Oregon Wine Month. View presentation [...]

Order New Oregon Wines Fly Free Materials

November 27, 2017|Grapevine|

The Oregon Wines Fly Free program was renewed with Alaska Airlines and Travel Oregon earlier this year and enjoys strong support from all partner organizations and Oregon's wine industry. To make Oregon Wines Fly Free a more effective sales tool in your tasting room we have developed a new suite of materials. As a participating winery the complete [...]

November 2017 Weather and Climate Summary and Forecast

November 20, 2017|Grapevine, Weather & Climate Forecasts|

On Nov. 7, Dr. Greg Jones of Linfield College published an updated weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at Oct. conditions, provides an updated drought watch, and forecasts November, December and January. Read the report here.

Toronto Taste Oregon Registration Now Open

November 17, 2017|Grapevine|

Registration now open for Taste Oregon, Apr. 9-10 in Toronto. Join OWB as we return to Toronto to build on the success and momentum of the 2017 show. There will be two days of events including trade and consumer tastings, Salmon Bake, opportunities for educational seminars and winemaker dinners and more. Space is going to be [...]

OWA/Davis Wright Tremaine Webinar Dec. 8: Grower Communications, Contracts and Collections

November 17, 2017|Education, Grapevine|

Positive business interactions between growers and wineries are an important cornerstone of our industry's success. There are some steps growers and wineries can take to help ensure relationships are positive and mutually beneficial. Join Jesse Lyon, OWA's legal counsel at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on Friday, Dec. 8 from 2-3pm for a presentation on the [...]