Northwest Wine Radio Call for Wineries

September 20, 2018|Grapevine|

The producers of Northwest Wine Radio are now booking guests to appear on the show this Winter and Spring. Northwest Wine Radio shares the stories of Northwest-based winemakers, brewers, cider makers, and distillers in a friendly, non-technical setting. It’s a chance to reach your customers, while sharing the story behind what you do in a [...]

TEXSOM 2018 Sponsorship Recap

August 23, 2018|Grapevine, Trade Marketing|

The Oregon Wine Board team returned to the TEXSOM Conference for the third year in a row a few weeks ago. It was encouraging to see a larger Oregon footprint at the conference than ever before. Between an OWB sponsored lunch for TEXSOM volunteers, Willamette Valley Wineries Association sponsored attendee lunch, Southern Oregon education session [...]

Oregon Winegrowers Association Annual Meeting and Legislative Session

January 10, 2018|

Save the date for the OWA Annual Meeting and Legislative Reception on Jan. 10 at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. The annual meeting will take place in the afternoon with the reception to follow. This is a great opportunity to learn about OWA's legislative priorities, compliance issues and member benefits, and to share industry [...]

Welcome Reception for Dr. Greg Jones

September 20, 2017|

Dear Friends and Colleagues: As you may have heard, Dr. Greg Jones joined us on Aug. 15 as Linfield’s new Director of Wine Education. On Wednesday, Sept. 20, we will hold a very informal gathering of wine industry professionals to welcome Greg to the Willamette Valley, and we would be delighted to have you join [...]

Letter from the OWB Chairman | September 12, 2017

September 12, 2017|Grapevine|

Dear friends, Autumn in our wine industry: a time for harvest to commence and the timeless annual transfer of natural and artistic expression from the vine to winemaker to consumer. Autumn is also a particularly important time on the business side. In the wine trade, the acronym OND (October, November, December) marks the time when [...]

2017 OWA Professional Member Satisfaction Survey

September 11, 2017|Grapevine|

The 2016-2017 Oregon Winegrowers Association (OWA) professional membership satisfaction survey is now available. They are asking for full participation as they use this data to evaluate current programs and create more advantageous membership benefits. They ask for member input just once each year, and the survey takes only 5-7 minutes. Plus you can be entered [...]

September 2017 Weather and Climate Summary and Forecast

September 8, 2017|Grapevine, Weather & Climate Forecasts|

On Sept. 4, Dr. Greg Jones of Linfield College published an updated weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at August conditions, provides an updated drought watch, and forecasts September, October and November 2017. Read the report here.

Submit Nominations for the 2018 Oregon Wine Industry Awards

September 8, 2017|Grapevine|

Each year at the Oregon Wine Symposium, industry leaders are recognized for their contributions to the Oregon wine industry. Nominations for the Oregon Wine Industry Awards are now open. Award recipients will be recognized and celebrated at the Awards Luncheon at the 2018 Oregon Wine Symposium. Nominations close Nov. 15 with award recipients being selected and [...]

Statewide Call for Oregon Pinot Camp Wineries

September 8, 2017|Grapevine|

Planning for Oregon Pinot Camp (OPC) 2018 is underway. The dates for OPC 2018 are Jun. 23 - 26, 2018. Celebrating its 19th year, OPC continues to be one of the finest educational and promotional trade events in the world attracting top wine buyers around the globe. More than 4,000 individuals have attended and learned about [...]

Oregon Wines Fly Free – Fall 2017 Promotion

September 8, 2017|Consumer Marketing, Grapevine, Oregon Wines Fly Free|

This fall, we are working in collaboration with our partners at Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines to promote Oregon Wines Fly Free through a consumer sweepstakes. One lucky winner and guest will fly to Oregon, spend 3-nights in the Columbia Gorge and enjoy a custom wine-bike tour. Sweepstakes entries are being captured by Travel Oregon [...]