Archive for April, 2011

New release videos: 2007 Jordan Cabernet and 2009 Chardonnay

by on April 28, 2011 in From the Cellar, News

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2007 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley releases officially on May 1. 2009 Jordan Chardonnay Russian River Valley releases officially on May 1.   In my 35 years as winemaker at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, I cannot recall a more exciting time to be working with these wines. We are truly entering a winemaking Renaissance, thanks to John [...]

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Piper Cub airplane helps create a new home for our redwood water tank

by on April 20, 2011 in From the Heart

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An avid pilot since age 17, John Jordan tells the story of how his decision to purchase a J-3 Piper Cub last summer led to an ambitious building project and new aerial farming tool for our vineyard team. John is a former Naval officer and history buff who enjoys a dry martini and a fine [...]

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Best of the Bay TV profile: Jordan Winery embraces new technology

by on April 17, 2011 in News

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Shauna Sever, host of NBC’s popular Best of the Bay television show, visited the winery last month to talk with John Jordan about how we’ve successfully integrated new technologies into winemaking, sales, hospitality and communications while staying true to our roots in old-world artistry. Best of the Bay’s Jordan Winery segment will air on Saturday, April 23, at 8:30 [...]

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Video: demonstrating the old-world art of making a wine barrel

by on April 15, 2011 in From the Cellar

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Every winter, new French and American oak barrels are crafted and delivered to the winery for aging our youngest vintage of Cabernet Sauvignon. I always take the opportunity to visit Nadalié cooperage in Calistoga, one of our barrel makers, to monitor the making of our American oak barrels in action. (Nadalié also makes our French oak barrels in France.) We [...]

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Montage video: a year in wine country with Jordan Vineyard & Winery

by on April 9, 2011 in News

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It’s amazing to think that more than one year has past since we debuted this video blog. On behalf of everyone at Jordan, thank you for watching our videos, reading our blog posts and joining us on our journey to share the arts of winemaking, viticulture and wine country hospitality. To celebrate our anniversary, we created a montage [...]

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