Mexico Consumer-Oriented Inbound Trade Mission

July 24, 2017|

Update: Jun. 6 - The OWB has been informed that there will not be wine buyers in attendance at this event. We apologize for any inconvenience.   This event is designed for Western U.S. companies interested in the Mexico market to meet one-on-one with pre-screened qualified buyers from leading retail chains. This mission is a [...]

Korea Consumer-Oriented Inbound Trade Mission

July 24, 2017|

Update: Jun. 6 - The OWB has been informed that there will not be wine buyers in attendance at this event. We apologize for any inconvenience.   Tap into Korea's large and growing consumer-oriented products' market by participating in this Inbound Trade Mission. The Trade Mission is sponsored by the Western U.S. Agricultural Trade Association [...]

Summer 2017 Weather and Climate Summary and Forecast

June 6, 2017|Grapevine, Weather & Climate Forecasts|

On Jun. 6, Dr. Greg Jones of Southern Oregon University published a Summer 2017 weather and climate summary and forecast. This report looks back at May conditions, provides an updated drought watch, and forecasts June, July and August 2017. Read the report here.

Letter from the Marketing Director | June 6, 2017

June 6, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog|

Dear friends, On behalf of the team here at the Oregon Wine Board, I’d like to say thank you to all of you who joined in to make Oregon Wine Month a great success. With your collaboration, May was unmistakably dedicated to Oregon wine at retailers and restaurants around the region, you were extra creative [...]

OVS Chemical and Fertilizer Container Recycling Day 2017

June 5, 2017|Grapevine|

On Friday, Jun. 30, OVS will be offering free recycling services for chemical and fertilizer containers at their McMinnville and Salem locations. OVS McMinnville 2700 St. Joseph Road McMinnville, OR 97128 503.435.2700 OVS Salem 3526 Brooks Ave. NE Salem, OR 97301 503.437.5509 Both locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. OVS advises [...]

Offer for Free Aerial Vine-Vigor Vineyard Mapping

June 5, 2017|Grapevine, Viticulture + Enology|

Hawk Aerial's proprietary Enhanced Vegetation Index (EVI) vineyard mapping service has been developed to specifically quantify vigor in grapevines. Hawk Aerial is offering FREE 10-acre trials of their EVI vine-vigor mapping service. This offer carries no obligations - they want to provide viticulture professionals with the opportunity to use and evaluate our precision data-collection and analysis [...]

Share Your Thoughts on Oregon Wines Fly Free

June 5, 2017|Grapevine, Oregon Wines Fly Free, OWB Blog|

Your feedback is the strongest compass we can reference so please take a moment to share your thoughts with us. Earlier this year the Oregon Wine Board, along with our partners at Alaska Airlines and Travel Oregon, renewed the Oregon Wines Fly Free program into 2019. The program provides consumers a strong incentive to visit [...]

American Wine Society 2017 Commercial Wine Competition

June 2, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

In its 50th year of existence, the American Wine Society (AWS) invites your winery to compete in the 2017 AWS Commercial Wine Competition being held Oct. 31 - Nov. 2. The AWS is the largest consumer-based wine organization in the U.S. It has conducted this prestigious Commercial Wine Competition annually for more than 30 years. The [...]

OWA Immigration Forum- Southern Oregon

June 2, 2017|Grapevine|

After a great response to its Apr. 20 forum in Newberg, the Oregon Winegrowers Association is taking this forum to Southern Oregon with the Oregon Farm Bureau. Presenters include representatives from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S. Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS), in addition to an expert attorney who serves as legal counsel [...]

Michigan Distributor Seeking New Oregon Producer Partners

June 2, 2017|Grapevine|

U.S. Wine Imports, distributor of specialty wine based in Ann Arbor, Mich., is seeking to expand its Oregon portfolio. This firm has eight sales reps and just celebrated 10 years of business. They sell primarily to restaurants and independent retailers but do work with larger chains such as Target, Kroger, Whole Foods, Costco, Cost Plus, etc. [...]