Act Now: Free Shipping for 2019 TEXSOM International Wine Awards

October 19, 2018|Grapevine, Trade Marketing|

Shipping Deadline: Dec. 31 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) from Nov. 1- Dec. 31, 2018. Curious about the value of participating in TIWA? Read 3 Reasons to Submit [...]

Call for 2019 Oregon Pinot Camp Tour Nominations

October 8, 2018|International Marketing|

Submit candidates for consideration by Dec. 1 Each year, the Oregon Wine Board hosts a group of international trade members in late June. The group attends Oregon Pinot Camp and also meets with winemakers from around the state to get a complete picture of wine in Oregon. We are now taking nominations for the summer of [...]

OWB To Offer Free Shipping to 2019 TEXSOM International Wine Awards

October 8, 2018|Grapevine, Trade Marketing|

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 (TIWA). In 2018, the TIWA garnered more than 3,200 entries representing 29 countries and 19 states, a record for the competition. The Oregon Wine Board [...]

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 [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | Nov. 21, 2017

November 20, 2017|Grapevine|

Dear friends, A few quick items to mention before you turn your attention to family, feasts and fine wines. If you thought no one was listening when you asked, “why isn’t there a reliable source for current salary and wage data specific to positions in Oregon’s wine industry?” perish that thought. Linfield College’s Center for [...]

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.

OWB To Offer Free Shipping for TEXSOM International Wine Awards

November 20, 2017|Grapevine, Trade Marketing|

Program will begin on Dec. 1 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 [...]

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 [...]

Call for Wines Distributed in Minnesota

November 17, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

Writer Matt Wieland (of Fullerton Wines in Oregon) is writing a piece for Growler Magazine about the strong Minnesota-Oregon connection. He will give a brief overview of Oregon and the Willamette Valley, and then dive into specific wineries and wines, and their ties to Minnesota. As a full-time employee of a Willamette Valley winery now [...]