Tag Archives: Oregon Wine Board

• Cool Promotion: Oregon Wines Fly Free on Alaska Airlines

Cool Promotion: Oregon Wines Fly Free on Alaska Airlines

In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program. Beginning May 1, visitors traveling from Oregon on an Alaska Airlines flight can check a case of Oregon wine for free. Oregon is the first state to partner with […]

• Oregon’s wine industry tops 500 wineries in 2012. That’s a lot of wineries!

Oregon’s wine industry tops 500 wineries in 2012. That’s a lot of wineries!

Oregon’s wine industry had more than 500 wineries and production exceeded 50,000 tons in 2012, according to an annual report produced for the Oregon Wine Board. The North Willamette Valley continued to dominate with about 73 percent of the wine grapes crushed in 2012. The Rogue Valley was the second highest producing region with about […]

• Oregon wine sales up for 20th year

Oregon wine sales up for 20th year

Sales of Oregon wines are expected to rise by 7%-10% this year, marking 20 straight years of growth for the American state. The prediction comes from Silicon Valley Bank, which surveyed winery owners in Oregon, Washington and California. “Tasting room visits at Oregon wineries grew by 12.9% last year, the biggest increase on the West […]

• U.S. Consumer Direct Wine Sales Grow 12% to $3.4 bil in 2010

U.S. consumer direct wine sales reached record levels in 2010 and continue to grow at a double-digit pace in 2011, according to the latest wine industry research reported today by VinterActive LLC. Based on their annual VinQuest™ survey of the nation’s 3500+ bonded wineries, VinterActive reports that tasting room, wine club, internet, and event sales […]