Annual toy drive yields nearly 750 pounds of gifts for kids

by on December 20, 2014 in From the Heart, News

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We’re proud to announce that this year’s Jordan Winery holiday toy drive yielded 740 pounds of toys for Sonoma County kids. Each year, between Thanksgiving and Christmas, Jordan Winery employees rally to donate toys for local children in need through the Toys for Tots non-profit organization. Jordan Estate Rewards members pitch in too, bringing donations [...]

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2014 year in review video blooper outtakes

by on December 18, 2014 in Featured, From the Heart

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As we pause to reflect on all our blessings this holiday season (here, here and here, to mention a few), we can’t help but reminisce about our 2014 video projects–and all those moments captured on camera that were left on the cutting room floor. Hope you enjoy our end of year blooper outtakes video. Thanks to all [...]

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Our most popular blog posts of 2014

by on December 18, 2014 in News

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It’s that time of year to share Jordan Winery’s most popular blog posts of 2014. Three video blogs and two news posts with photos made the list, including our April Fool’s Day Star Wars tribute. Do any of these surprise you? Jordan Winery Top 5 Blog Posts of 2014 5. John Jordan to Open Jedi [...]

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Jordan Winery harvest lunch menus

by on December 15, 2014 in Events

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  Harvest Lunch Menus Hosted annually in September/October at Jordan Winery in Healdsburg, Jordan Estate Rewards Harvest Lunches showcase the bounty of our garden, as well as local farms in Sonoma County. Entrees celebrate a range of ethnic cuisines from the homelands of our staff. Each Harvest Lunch menu features one entrée, one dessert, and multiple [...]

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Our chef’s most popular holiday dessert recipes

by on November 30, 2014 in Featured, From the Kitchen

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To celebrate the holiday season, we’re serving up our chef’s five most popular dessert recipes of 2014. These tasty sweets received the most views and comments out of all the recipes featured on our blog and YouTube channel. Links below will take you to the full recipes, as well as kitchen demonstration videos for all [...]

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John Jordan Education Center ribbon cutting ceremony

by on November 22, 2014 in Featured, From the Heart, News

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Community leaders, students and non-profit workers turned out on October 22 in Santa Rosa, Calif., for the grand opening of the John Jordan Education Center at Community Action Partnership of Sonoma County (CAP Sonoma County), John’s latest philanthropic effort to decrease income inequality in our community. The event began with speeches by leading officials in [...]

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Jordan named American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast

by on November 11, 2014 in Featured, News

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For the last 15 years, Wine Enthusiast magazine has honored a small group of leaders in the wine and spirits industries with its Wine Star Awards. Winners are noted for their energy and groundbreaking vision, as well as the courage to take risks and the skills to succeed in the ever-evolving beverage business. We are thrilled [...]

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Best Wagyu Burger Cabernet Sauvignon Food Pairing Deal This Fall at Capital Grille

by on October 31, 2014 in News

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Our friends at Capital Grille are offering a deliciously juicy deal now through November 23: a Wagyu burger and a glass of Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon for only $25. That might just be the best food & wine pairing value we’ve seen all year. The Wagyu Burger & Wine menu includes several different topping [...]

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2014 olive harvest begins in Sonoma County

by on October 31, 2014 in Featured, From the Land, News

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Fire up the mill–olive harvest has begun. The 2014 olive harvest officially kicked off at Jordan on Monday, October 27, which is about three weeks early for Sonoma County extra virgin olive oil makers. Cue the case of déjà vu. As mentioned in our grape harvest report, Sonoma County wine country has enjoyed near-perfect weather conditions [...]

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Star Wars Halloween party photos and drink recipes

by on October 28, 2014 in Events

Jordan Winery Star Wars Halloween Party

Last Saturday night, we hosted our most ambitious Halloween party to date: The Chateau Strikes Back, a “Star Wars” themed event. Todd and Nitsa Knoll, our dynamic culinary duo, and their staff created an energizing, authentic ambiance, replete with Jabba the Hutt, Jar Jar Binks, Boba Fett, Storm Troopers and other life-size characters. Our Flickr [...]

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