Aloha Christmas at Jordan event photos and video

by on December 7, 2013 in Events, Featured

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More than 200 Jordan Estate Rewards members turned out on a chilly, yet sunny Saturday afternoon for our annual Christmas at Jordan event. This year’s party celebrated the spirit of Hawaii, allowing our chef to show off his culinary roots (he grew up on the island of Oahu) and inspiring our events director to transform [...]

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2013 olive harvest begins at Jordan Estate today

by on October 24, 2013 in Featured, From the Land, News

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Jordan’s 2013 olive harvest kicked off this morning with a small orchard of Arbequina trees near our Merlot vineyard. The fog was thick and the air chilly enough for the pickers to see their breath, but spirits were high. Smiles gleamed across faces all morning because let’s face it: Harvest is the moment we’ve been [...]

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Jordan Winery sales team brings digital wine list app to restaurants

by on October 17, 2013 in News

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With the digital age comes changes in the way people decide what they eat and drink. Each meal is an opportunity for restaurants to present their guests with the most memorable food and wine experience. A few years ago, John Jordan decided to transform modern-day dining by creating Tastevin, a user-friendly iPad app that empowers restaurateurs with a dynamic selling tool that saves time and money [...]

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Jordan named one of TripAdvisor’s Top 10 U.S. Winery Tours

by on October 9, 2013 in News

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TripAdvisor just announced its list of the Top 10 Winery Tours in America, and Jordan earned the no. 6 spot. We are honored to receive this recognition from our visitors and thrilled to be the top-rated Sonoma County winery on the list. Read TripAdvisor’s official announcement here. Other California wineries that made the list include [...]

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Video montage: scenes from 2013 harvest at Jordan Winery

by on October 4, 2013 in Featured, From the Vineyards

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I love the autumn days when my alarm clock goes off at 5:30 a.m.–yes, I said five-thirty in the morning–because I know I’ll be in the middle of a hilltop vineyard in 90 minutes, capturing video footage of harvest. It’s pitch black when I leave my house, and by the time I climb up to [...]

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Uncorking 1981 Jordan Cabernet: new tastings notes for a special Jordan Estate Rewards member wine offer

by on October 3, 2013 in From the Cellar

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In preparation for next week’s e-newsletter for Jordan Estate Rewards members, we dipped into the cellar yesterday and uncorked two bottles from the 1981 vintage: a 750mL regular bottle and a 1.5L magnum. 1981 is a featured library vintage offered exclusively to members through our October e-newsletter. The Guest Services team and I tasted these [...]

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Jordan Winery releases 2012 Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil

by on September 24, 2013 in Featured, From the Land, News

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Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil is now served lakeside at Seven Oaks during the new Estate Tour & Tasting. With the launch of our new Estate Tour & Tasting this month, Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil sales are soaring, and it’s time release our newest vintage: 2012 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil. A true [...]

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What people are saying about the Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting

by on September 11, 2013 in From the Heart, News

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We were all bouncing around the winery last Thursday like kids on Christmas morning. “Is it time yet? Is it time yet? Are they here? Are they here?” Our excited voices echoed down the hallways. The first-ever Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting was about to begin. This is a passion project that almost every employee–literally–has [...]

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Wine Spectator video contest finals: vote for us this week

by on September 9, 2013 in Featured, News

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Wine Spectator just announced the finalists for its seventh-annual video contest, and our “Pruning Season” video with grower Bret Munselle made the short list. Popular vote determines the winner, so we hope you’ll vote for “Pruning Season” by clicking here. Votes will be accepted through September 16. Due to the contest’s three-minute limit on video length, [...]

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Instagrape: the life of a grapevine through Instagram photos

by on August 29, 2013 in Featured, From the Vineyards

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Digital Media Coordinator Erin Malone had the awesome idea to capture the life cycle of a grape–from vine to table–through a series of Instagram photos. I dubbed her idea, “Instagrape,” and it’s our main entry into this year’s Wine Spectator video contest. Through 175 Instagram photos, every aspect of a Cabernet Sauvignon grape’s life–pruning, budbreak, flowering, veraison, [...]

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