Archive for June, 2010

Video: Building a wood fired oven

by on June 22, 2010 in From the Kitchen

Our Director of Facility Operations Tim Spence recently finished his latest design project: building a structure to house our new Mugnaini wood fired oven. (And his first video blog post.) Wood fired ovens have a long history in Italian cooking, and our executive chef yearned for a culinary tool that allowed for more traditional slow [...]

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Wine Bloggers Conference’s first diary room: donating our videography services

by on June 16, 2010 in News

Jordan Vineyard & Winery has donated the production services of its in-house videography team to document the third annual Wine Bloggers Conference June 25-27 using high-definition video equipment. In addition to producing a documentary-style video that chronicles the conference, Jordan’s videographers will also host WBC’s first Video Diary Room, a private space adjacent to conference [...]

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Meet Chef Knoll at the Food & Wine Magazine Classic at Aspen

by on June 16, 2010 in Events

aspen food and wine event

If you’re attending this weekend’s Food & Wine Magazine Classic in Aspen, Colorado, we invite you to stop by our tasting table, where Executive Chef Todd Knoll will be preparing little tastes to pair with our new releases of 2008 Chardonnay and 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon. Director of Hospitality & Events Nitsa Knoll will also attend [...]

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Rainy, warm spring affects shoot thinning: video

by on June 10, 2010 in From the Vineyards

Watch the suckering process in this video to learn why shoot thinning is so important to making quality wine. The three most important vineyard management steps in the annual lifecycle of a grapevine are pruning in the winter, suckering (also known as shoot thinning) in the spring, and of course, harvest in the fall. The [...]

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Photo shoot for “Decanting Sonoma County” + other food photography, video

by on June 4, 2010 in From the Kitchen

Because food is an essential part of the Jordan experience (both at the winery and hopefully in your home), Executive Chef Todd Knoll seasonally creates new recipes that pair nicely with balanced, elegant Chardonnays and Cabernet Sauvignons, like those made at Jordan. These recipes are showcased at our estate events, during meals for Jordan Estate [...]

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