Every year at Jordan, I challenge our talented staff to elevate their respective crafts—whether in the cellar, the kitchen, the vineyard or the offices. Somehow, these new enhancements to Jordan wines and hospitality always end up involving a construction project. A wood-fired oven for our chef. A barn for our cattle program. A new composting area [...]
Real Winemakers Read Wine Spectator Reviews #1: John Jordan’s Tribute to Real Actors Read Yelp Reviews
Reading Wine Spectator reviews on camera is more than a little outside my comfort zone, but in honor of Real Actors Read Yelp Reviews, it had to be done. Here’s my rendition of former editor James Suckling’s A Century-Old Wine Worth Staying Up Too Late. Remember: what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. And imitation [...]
I’m pleased to announce a few changes to Jordan Estate Rewards. To celebrate the third anniversary of our member loyalty program, we’re saying goodbye to our points expiration policy, changing our overnight stay to an Indulge-level reward and adding a new bonus point offer for regional event attendance. We’ll be posting a video on our web page [...]
The first-ever Jordan Winery Viewers’ Choice Video Contest begins now. For more than a year, we’ve created videos that focus on myriad topics we thought our friends and fellow wine lovers would find interesting and useful. This month, we want to hear your ideas. What video topics would you like to see highlighted in next month’s video blog [...]
Two years ago, we launched Jordan Estate Rewards to share exclusive wine country experiences with our guests. To celebrate the program’s anniversary, we’ve created two new reward redemptions for members and a video announcement. Our Wood-Fired Oven Culinary Experience for Six features a private lunch, tasting and hands-on demonstration in the art of wood-fired cooking [...]
Though our grapevines are sleeping this time of year, it has been a busy winter here at Jordan with lots of exciting additions to continuously elevate the experience we offer our valued guests. Here’s my latest video message highlighting some of the changes you may notice during your next visit to the estate. We hope [...]
While growing up in Alexander Valley, I never thought my career would involve overseeing the day-to-day operations of my family’s winery. An unexpected conversation with my dad during a family vacation in 2005 changed my career path.