Events

A weekend at Jordan with sommeliers

by on July 24, 2013 in Events, Featured

Las Vegas somm trip

Each summer, we host sommeliers from different cities for weekend getaways to Alexander Valley wine country. It’s not uncommon for wineries and trade associations to bring their top customers to California to learn more about winemaking practices and what sets a particular producer or wine region apart from the rest. These types of trips usually [...]

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Carnival Spring at Jordan event: photo and video highlights

by on June 18, 2013 in Events

Spring at Jordan event

Nearly 250 guests turned out for our annual new release party, Spring at Jordan, which celebrated the debut of Jordan 2011 Chardonnay and 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon. This year’s theme transformed the winery chateau and its sweeping lawns into a whimsical carnival—replete with inventive cuisine and live entertainment fit for the big top. Next year’s event will be [...]

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Skuna Bay Salmon chef challenge event photos

by on April 18, 2013 in Events, From the Kitchen

Skuna Bay Salmon Summer Poke

Our Executive Chef Todd Knoll was a finalist in the first-annual Skuna Bay Salmon Chef Challenge, which challenged 30 chefs to create inventive salmon recipes for a chance to cook at the Kentucky Derby in May. The Jordan kitchen was the site of the competition’s Northern California finalist cook off last week, featuring Terry Letson of Fume Bistro [...]

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Video chat and online tasting with John Jordan on May 16

by on April 16, 2013 in Events, Featured

live tasting screenshot

A scene from our 2012 live video tasting with John Jordan and Rob Davis.   Join us on May 16 for live video chat sessions with John Jordan and our Director of Wine Greg Miller, featuring an exclusive tasting of Jordan’s new vintages. A series of tastings will be hosted online, one-night only, so RSVP now [...]

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Wine Enthusiast recognizes Jordan Winery video at Wine Star Awards Gala in New York

by on February 11, 2013 in Events, Featured, News

Wine Enthusiast Star Awards New York Public Library - low-res

  Wine Enthusiast Magazine added a twist to its legendary Wine Star Awards Gala this year–an impromptu showing of our Gangnam Style parody video. Nearly 500 guests gathered in the New York Public Library for the festive affair, which honors the wine industry’s most notable leaders each year. It’s the Oscars of the wine business. While [...]

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Blind Smelling: a humbling wine aroma seminar

by on January 31, 2013 in Events, Featured

Blind Wine Aromas Seminar photo 1

Blind tasting? Not exactly. The 24 black glasses displayed in the above photo where part of an educational seminar, hosted last week in Jordan’s oak tank room for our distributor management teams. Each glass is labeled only with a number and contains an aromatic compound that may be perceived in various vintages of Jordan Cabernet [...]

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A sneak peek at Jordan Winery’s 2013 special events calendar

by on January 3, 2013 in Events, Featured, News

Retrospective Tasting_Jordan Winery

We’re kicking off the new year with a sneak peek at our 2013 special event calendar, which includes parties at the winery and festivals across the country, as well as key dates on Jordan Estate Rewards members’ exclusives. A Night at the Estate for Two: Jordan Estate Rewards Exclusive, Healdsburg, CA (November 1-April 30)–Enjoy an [...]

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Festivus Maximus event photos: Halloween costume party ideas

by on October 29, 2012 in Events, Featured

festivus maximus halloween party

If you’re still trying to decide what to wear this Halloween, perhaps our Festivus Maximus party photo album will give you some costume ideas. Hosted on October 20, Festivus Maximus at Jordan brought together 300 sommeliers, chefs, restaurateurs, retailers, distributors and journalists from across the country for a bacchanalian revelry inspired by ancient Rome. You [...]

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Halloween party cocktail recipe idea: Neptune’s Demise

by on October 24, 2012 in Events, Featured

neptune cocktail_crop

John Jordan has become notorious for his annual Halloween at Jordan costume parties, hosted each October for members of the restaurant and retail wine trade, as well as press. This year’s event was dubbed Festivus Maximus–a tribute to warriors, gladiators and goddesses of ancient Roman times. Estate Sommelier Pete Yen creates specialty cocktails to complement each year’s party theme, and [...]

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Lazy J Summer Barbecue: a Jordan Estate Rewards exclusive

by on July 15, 2012 in Events

Jordan Estate Rewards Barbecue Event31

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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