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Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes December 9, 2014, Oregon Wine Board Dec 2014

Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes December 9, 2014, Oregon Wine Board

Oregon Wine Board Documents

These meeting minutes list individuals in attendance and missing from the December 9, 2014 Oregon Wine Board (OWB) meeting, held at the Aquariva Restaurant in Portland, Oregon. The meeting included reports from the finance, marketing/communications, and education committees, as well as a discussion of Board governance. The Board went into Executive Session for approximately 30 minutes; upon reconvening, the Board reviewed viticulture and enology research. The meeting lasted 3 hours 24 minutes (including the time spent in Executive Session).


2013 Oregon Vineyard And Winery Census Report, Southern Oregon University Research Center Dec 2014

2013 Oregon Vineyard And Winery Census Report, Southern Oregon University Research Center

Oregon Wine Board Documents

This statewide survey report on vineyards and wineries in Oregon covers bearing and nonbearing acres, size of vineyard operation, variety and county, size distribution, prices, yields, crush, inventory, and sales. The report also contains some comparisons of data sor 2012 and 2013. According to this report, the wine industry continued to grow in multiple areas.


Mt. Hood Winery Scrapbook, Don Bickford, Steve Bickford, John Stehlik Nov 2014

Mt. Hood Winery Scrapbook, Don Bickford, Steve Bickford, John Stehlik

Mt. Hood Winery Scrapbook

This is a digitally created scrapbook featuring vineyard planting and construction of the Mt. Hood Winery hospitality venue. The planting of the vineyard began in 2002, with the hospitality venue opening in July 2009. Members of the Bickford and Stehlik families are featured throughout in the photographs. Mt. Hood Winery, the vineyard, and the hospitality venue are all located in Hood River, Oregon.


Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes October 28, 2014, Oregon Wine Board Oct 2014

Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes October 28, 2014, Oregon Wine Board

Oregon Wine Board Documents

These meeting minutes list individuals in attendance and missing from the October 28, 2014 Oregon Wine Board (OWB) meeting, held via web conference. The finance, marketing, education, and research committees gave reports, a communications update was provided, and the Board discussed data problems uncovered during the preparation of the 2013 Winery and Vineyard Census. The meeting lasted 1 hour 55 minutes.


Oregon-Burgundy Challenge, Stephen J. Cary Aug 2014

Oregon-Burgundy Challenge, Stephen J. Cary

Stephen Cary Documents

This document summarizes the Oregon-Burgundy Challenge, which took place at the International Wine Center (IWC) in New York City on September 12, 1985. The tasting was a blind comparison of the 1983 Pinot Noir vintages from Burgundy, France and Oregon, U.S.A. Inspired by comparative tastings conducted by several Oregon winemakers, and frustrated by the lack of respect Oregon Pinot Noirs were seeing in the wider market, Stephen Cary suggested the tasting to IWC President Al Hotchkin, who predicted poor results. The Oregon Wine Advisory Board (now the Oregon Wine Board) funded the event that presented 10 Oregon wines ...


Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes July 31, 2014, Oregon Wine Board Jul 2014

Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes July 31, 2014, Oregon Wine Board

Oregon Wine Board Documents

These meeting minutes list individuals in attendance and missing from the July 31, 2014 Oregon Wine Board (OWB) meeting, held at Blue Mountain Community College in Milton-Freewater, Oregon. Reports were given from the finance, marketing, communications, and education committees. The Board also discussed the administrative rules for the Oregon Certified Sustainable Wine (OCSW) program. The meeting lasted 2 hours 3 minutes.


Willamette Valley Epilogue, William "Rusty" Gaffney May 2014

Willamette Valley Epilogue, William "Rusty" Gaffney

William “Rusty” Gaffney (Prince of Pinot) Collection

Rusty Gaffney gives a brief overview of the culture of the wine industry in Oregon, focusing on the wineries of the Willamette Valley, in this article from his "Prince of Pinot" blog, volume 9, issue 42. Gaffney highlights information on the area, a travel guide with advice, and places not to miss.


Pinot Noirvana In The Willamette Valley, William "Rusty" Gaffney May 2014

Pinot Noirvana In The Willamette Valley, William "Rusty" Gaffney

William “Rusty” Gaffney (Prince of Pinot) Collection

Rusty Gaffney reviews Oregon's Willamette Valley in this article from his "Prince of Pinot" blog, volume 9, issue 42. Gaffney gives specific details of the area and the wines, as well as recent history in regards to the weather and its toll on the output of the industry in certain years. Gaffney encourages readers to explore the area and the wines offered.


Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes May 22, 2014, Oregon Wine Board May 2014

Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes May 22, 2014, Oregon Wine Board

Oregon Wine Board Documents

These meeting minutes list individuals in attendance and missing from the May 22, 2014 Oregon Wine Board (OWB) meeting, held at the Willamette Wharf Building in Portland, Oregon. Updates were given from the finance, research, education, and marketing committees, and Dai Crisp and Chad Vargas reported on their trip to Washington, D.C. on behalf of the Northwest Center for Small Fruits Research. The Board revisited the OWB strategic plan objectives, and Laurent Montalieu presented an update on the Willamette Valley Wineries Association (WVWA). The meeting lasted 3 hours 27 minutes.


Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes March 11, 2014, Oregon Wine Board Mar 2014

Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes March 11, 2014, Oregon Wine Board

Oregon Wine Board Documents

These meeting minutes list individuals in attendance and missing from the March 11, 2014 Oregon Wine Board (OWB) meeting, held at Linfield College in McMinnville, Oregon. Discussion included a recap of the Oregon Wine Symposium, as well as reports and reviews from various committees. The Board decided to fund a $15,000 grant proposal from the Oregon Wine History Archive (OWHA). The meeting lasted 2 hours 18 minutes, and the Board went into Executive Session after the meeting was adjourned.


Pinot Noir “Clone 95”: Dick Erath Revives An Old Treasure, William "Rusty" Gaffney Feb 2014

Pinot Noir “Clone 95”: Dick Erath Revives An Old Treasure, William "Rusty" Gaffney

William “Rusty” Gaffney (Prince of Pinot) Collection

Rusty Gaffney discusses Dick Erath and his "Clone 95" Pinot Noir in this article from his "Prince of Pinot" blog, volume 9, issue 38. He tells of the development of Erath Winery and Erath's relationship with Cal Knudsen. Gaffney covers Erath's involvement with lobbying to limit grapevines with viruses being imported into Oregon and how Erath's own vines were affected.


Wsu Alumni Association Wine Maker Dinner Menu, Woodward Canyon Winery Feb 2014

Wsu Alumni Association Wine Maker Dinner Menu, Woodward Canyon Winery

Woodward Canyon Winery Documents

A dinner menu from the Washington State University Alumni Association Wine Maker Dinner, hosted at Woodward Canyon Winery, describes the four-course dinner.


Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes January 14, 2014, Oregon Wine Board Jan 2014

Oregon Wine Board Meeting Minutes January 14, 2014, Oregon Wine Board

Oregon Wine Board Documents

These meeting minutes list individuals in attendance and missing from the January 14, 2014 Oregon Wine Board (OWB) meeting, held at the Southern Oregon Wine Institute (SOWI) in Roseburg, Oregon. The marketing, financial, and research committees gave reports. The 2014-2017 strategic plan was discussed, as well as the next steps for the Oregon Certified Sustainable Wine (OCSW) program. The meeting lasted 3 hours 9 minutes, and the Board went into Executive Session after the meeting was adjourned.


2014 Oregon Harvest Report, Oregon Wine Board Jan 2014

2014 Oregon Harvest Report, Oregon Wine Board

Oregon Wine Board Documents

This harvest report for the Oregon wine industry from 2014 explains how growers and winemakers experienced a nearly perfect season, resulting in exceptional quality and high yields for much of the state. Some sites were impacted by a freeze in December of 2013, however, which resulted in some vine and bud damage in select areas. The record for heat accumulation during the 2014 growing season was broken due to higher than normal overnight temperatures throughout the year.