Archive for July, 2012

Photo Contest: What Would You Pair with Jordan Wine?

by on July 31, 2012 in News

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While traveling across the country to celebrate our 40th anniversary, we found Jordan bottles on display in some very creative places–paired with some of our fans’ favorite things. Photographs of these “pairings” inspired our next photography contest: What Would You Pair with Jordan Wine? Today through September 30, we’re asking friends to create a photo that [...]

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Petit Verdot grape thinning experiment to elevate quality

by on July 25, 2012 in Featured, From the Vineyards

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We constantly experiment in the vineyards, always seeking ways to improve fruit quality and uniformity of the grape clusters–which ultimately leads to a higher quality wine. Trying to push the bar even higher with Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon is no easy task. We use precision farming techniques based on our soil mapping study and continue to [...]

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Jordan 40 storytelling series: learning to taste wine with a legend

by on July 19, 2012 in From the Heart

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My memories of learning to taste wine with the legendary André Tchelistcheff.

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Help us win our first Wine Blog Award

by on July 18, 2012 in Featured, News

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We’re proud to announce our nomination for Best Winery Blog in the 2012 Wine Blog Awards. Voting is now open, so vote for your favorite wine blogs here. Winners of each category will be determined 50% by public vote and 50% by official judges vote, so we encourage all our fans to cast your votes [...]

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Tour our 4 on 4 Art Competition winners digital art gallery

by on July 16, 2012 in Featured, News

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After nearly four months of celebrating our 40th anniversary in cities across the country, we are humbled by the outpouring of support and well wishes for Jordan wines and the Jordan family legacy. Our 4 on 4 Art Competition, which challenged artists in four cities (Miami, New York, Los Angeles and Dallas) to commemorate four [...]

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Lazy J Summer Barbecue: a Jordan Estate Rewards exclusive

by on July 15, 2012 in Events

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Scenes from our first annual Jordan Estate Rewards member appreciation party. An invitation-only event for our most loyal customers hosted each summer.

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Our long road to solar power: the American way

by on July 11, 2012 in Featured, From the Land

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Prior to installing the new solar arrays we unveiled here last week, Jordan chose to focus our efforts on a six-year program to reduce our energy consumption to the lowest possible level before going solar. I felt strongly about reducing our energy use before converting to solar power. In the rush to get off the [...]

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Hillside solar array installation: time lapse video, photos

by on July 5, 2012 in Featured, From the Land

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After six years of reducing our carbon footprint, we’re thrilled to announce that Jordan Vineyard & Winery is now powered by the sun. Stellar Energy just completed installation on a 454-Kilowatt solar-photovoltaic array on a steep hillside behind the winery. It consists of 1,932 modules composed of 100% American made equipment—quite uncommon in this country [...]

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