Archive for September, 2011

Harvest 2011: videos and photos from our first week of crush

by on September 30, 2011 in From the Vineyards

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The 2011 harvest kicked off at Jordan in the wee hours of the morning on Monday, September 26, with our first gondolas of Chardonnay night-harvested in the Russian River Valley. It is more expensive to pick grapes at night, but for our house style of a balanced, elegant Chardonnay with bright stone fruit, we believe [...]

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Fall Recipe: Garden Fig Salad with Greens, Corn and Haricots Verts

by on September 23, 2011 in From the Kitchen

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In the Jordan kitchen, we always welcome the fall harvest season with our first basket of mission and kadota figs from the estate garden. One of our most-popular harvest lunch staples, Jordan’s Garden Fig Salad with Mixed Greens, Grilled Corn and Haricots Verts is our featured Chardonnay recipe for the 2011 fall season. It’s highlighted on the culinary [...]

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Harvest trailer video + guess our 2011 harvest start date

by on September 21, 2011 in From the Vineyards, News

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Within days, our first grapes from the 2011 vintage will be harvested. Join us to celebrate the season with a simple trivia contest. Can you guess the official start dates of harvest 2011? Post your answers for both Russian River Valley Chardonnay and Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon here on our blog, on Twitter or on [...]

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Wine Spectator video contest: vote for our entry “The Talking Grape”

by on September 12, 2011 in News

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The Talking Grape, our entry to the 2011 Wine Spectator Video Contest, has been selected as a finalist. Official winners of third, second and grand prize will be based entirely on quantity of votes, so we hope you enjoy our first video blending wine and fun–and wish to vote for us. Click here to watch our video [...]

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Time-lapse video: Cabernet Sauvignon grape veraison

by on September 3, 2011 in From the Vineyards

Cabernet Sauvignon grape veraison

Veraison, the onset of ripening, finally began in our estate Cabernet Sauvignon grapes in mid-August. We decided to make a time-lapse video so you could see how long the grapes took to change from green to red. Our Canon 5D camera stayed in the vineyard during daylight and snapped photos every few hours with a [...]

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