Archive for November, 2012

New tasting note video: 2011 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil

by on November 30, 2012 in Featured, From the Land

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Our 2011 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil has been released and is available exclusively at Jordan. Executive Chef Todd Knoll offers his tasting notes and vintage report in this week’s video. The exotic fruit nuances, round texture and clean finish captured in our 2011 Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil have made this vintage the culinary [...]

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2012 holiday toy drive competition: two wine regions square off

by on November 26, 2012 in Featured, From the Heart, News

Jordan Winery grape gondola toy drive

 Sonoma County wine regions compete in toy and coat drive this holiday season Jordan and J wineries host competition between Alexander Valley and Russian River Valley wine regions to fill grape gondolas with donations John Jordan, CEO of Jordan Vineyard & Winery, and Judy Jordan, Founder and President of J Vineyards & Winery, are inviting Alexander [...]

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Jordan 40 storytelling series: our first wine country Thanksgiving

by on November 20, 2012 in Featured, From the Heart

Mrs Jordan Blog

As part of our 40th anniversary storytelling series, Mrs. Jordan tell the story of the family’s first Thanksgiving dinner party in the Jordan chateau dining room back in 1979. It was a day filled with community and chaos–definitely a Thanksgiving to remember–and we thought it would be fun to share a slice of our history few people know about. [...]

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2012 olive harvest vintage report video

by on November 15, 2012 in Featured, From the Land

jordan winery olive harvest

Experience the 2012 olive harvest with our vintage report video. Harvesting commenced at Jordan the morning of November 13 with Spanish Arbequina olives, and we’re thrilled with the quality and quantity of the fruit. Our 2012 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil will be released in late 2013.

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A thank you and farewell to the 2012 harvest interns

by on November 14, 2012 in From the Heart

Jordan Winery Harvest Crew 2012

A heartfelt thanks to all the interns and temporary cellar workers is warranted this week, as Thanksgiving approaches. Few wineries around the world could get through the harvest season without the dedicated contributions of these passionate and motivated individuals. For roughly three months, the winemaking team must be bulked up in number to handle the [...]

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How to make pie crust video: flaky, delicious apple pie recipe

by on November 13, 2012 in Featured, From the Kitchen

apple pie with flaky crust recipe

In this month’s Jordan kitchen demonstration video, I offer tips and techniques for making a delicious, flaky pie crust. We hope this apple pie recipe makes its way into your kitchen this season. Cheers! Recipe: Wine Country Apple Pie with Flaky Crust Summary: This simple, flavorful recipe will make it easy for you to create a [...]

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2004 Jordan Cabernet in magnum: vertical tasting notes

by on November 7, 2012 in Featured, From the Cellar

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon - 750mL and magnum bottle comparative tasting

Last week, I organized a tasting of nine vintages of Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon for Sean Brosnihan and the Guest Services team who host our daily tours and tastings. Because I’m the new kid on the block and we don’t get to uncork older vintages in the library that often, this tasting was an opportunity to [...]

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