ShipCompliant Wine Summit

June 8, 2017|

The 2017 ShipCompliant Wine Summit will take place on Jun. 8 in Sonoma County, CA. Now in its 12th year, the Wine Summit (formerly known as “Direct”) is the premier event for wine producers. This one-day intensive is filled with experts sharing knowledge and experience specifically focused on the wine industry. The goal of this [...]

Southern Oregon Wine Institute 2017 Seminar Series

May 19, 2017|

Join the first of Southern Oregon Wine Institute's 2017 seminar series. Morning Session Emerging Vineyard Issues and Technologies Bill Briskey, TacAero – Aerial Imaging for Precision Agriculture Bryan Hosford, Mountain High Aviation – Multi-Spectral Drone and Airplane-based Imaging– Current and Future Applications Achala N. KC, OSU SOREC – Grapevine Disease Detection and Future Research Priorities Rick [...]

Silicon Valley Bank Direct-to-Consumer Wine Sales Videocast

May 17, 2017|

Join Silicon Valley Bank on May 17 to learn about the latest trends in direct-to-consumer wine sales from a panel of experts. SVB will also share the results of their 2017 Direct-to-Consumer Wine Survey and discuss the highlights. More than 800 wineries participated in the survey. The panel includes Liz Mercer, owner of Mercer Hospitality [...]

Letter from Tom Danowski | May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog|

Dear friends, We’re a week into Oregon Wine Month but it is not too late to get your local tasting room and regional events posted online for free by the Oregon Wine Board to reach a wider audience of consumers searching for wine country activities. You can also share this electronic copy of the OWB’s [...]

Northwest Wine Night Radio Now Booking Guests for Fall and Winter

May 8, 2017|Grapevine|

Northwest Wine Night Radio, heard every weekend on radio stations across the Northwest, is now booking guests for fall and winter.  This is your chance to share the story of your winery with radio listeners in Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho at no charge.  There are several recording dates available beginning in August, so if [...]

Research Update: Identifying Compound(s) Responsible for Off-flavors Associated with “Stressed Vine Syndrome” in Pinot noir

May 8, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog, OWB Funded Research, Technical Research, Viticulture + Enology|

Dr. Michael C. Qian, of the Department of Food Science and Technology, Oregon State University and Oregon Wine Research Institute, has prepared an update on research he is leading to identify compound(s) responsible for off-flavors associated with "stressed vine syndrome" in Pinot noir. This project receives funding from the Oregon Wine Board as part of [...]

We’ve Updated the Oregon Wine Resource Studio

May 5, 2017|Grapevine, OWB Blog, Trade Marketing|

Explore new information and download updated materials The Oregon Wine Board is committed to maintaining the Oregon Wine Resource Studio to be the most comprehensive and up-to-date source for Oregon wine education materials. Below is a list of the major additions and updates made available this month. Note: There have been minor updates made to most of the Resource Studio [...]

Beverage Dynamics Wine Panel Review of Sparkling Wines

May 5, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

Beverage Dynamics is the largest national magazine dedicated to the needs of the off-premise beverage alcohol retailer. An upcoming issue will focus on sparkling wines, with no restrictions on style, provenance or grape variety. Guidelines: Submitted wines should have fairly broad distribution, so that independent retailers, on-premise accounts and buyers for control states have access to [...]

Submit Wines to the 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition

May 5, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

The largest and most influential international wine competition in America, the San Francisco International Wine Competition (SFIWC) has been setting the standard for professional wine judging since its debut in 1980. Now in its 37th year, the SFIWC is one of the longest running international wine competitions anywhere. SFIWC takes great pride in maintaining the [...]

Submit Wines for the BRIT 2018 International Sustainable Winegrowing Competition

May 5, 2017|Calls for Wine, Grapevine|

The Botanical Research Institute of Texas announces that its 2018 sustainable winegrowing competition begins May 1. Competition applications can be downloaded from BRIT’s website. Known simply as “The BRIT”, the award – now in its eighth year – adds real value to winning wineries because BRIT is a neutral, third party conservation advocate to the [...]