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Seasons of the vineyard at Jordan Estate

by on July 24, 2014 in Featured, From the Vineyards

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July is the month of peaceful transition in wine country. We watch the tourists arrive for their summer vacations and weekend getaways, and we wait patiently for the red wine grapes to change color, a process called veraison. We’ve written extensively about the onset of ripening (here, here and here) when the appearance of grape clusters is [...]

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Jordan wins Wine Blog Award for best photo and video

by on July 14, 2014 in Featured, News

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Last Saturday night, more than 350 wine bloggers from across North America gathered in a hotel ballroom in Santa Barbara County wine country for the eighth annual Wine Blog Awards. The lights were down and spirits were high as Alan Kropf, publisher of Mutineer magazine, announced the winners in nine categories. For a second year [...]

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We need your vote by June 19: Wine Blog Awards

by on June 13, 2014 in Featured, News

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Finalists were announced today for the 2014 Wine Blog Awards, and we’re honored to be nominated for both Best Original Photography or Video on a Wine Blog and Best Winery Blog. This is the second consecutive year Jordan is competing for an award in both categories. Voting is open through midnight on Thursday, June 19, [...]

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Wine Dogs California book debuts

by on June 3, 2014 in Featured, From the Heart, News

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The latest edition of Wine Dogs California released officially June 1, and we’re thrilled that five Jordan Winery pups made the book. Jordan’s double-page spread includes a photo of John Jordan’s three dogs–Bismarck, Nimitz and Rosie–followed by our two office dogs–Dante and Ruby. Sadly, Ranch Manager Brent Young’s daschunds–Harley and Tina–who appeared in a previous [...]

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New culinary vacation getaway package with Hotel Healdsburg

by on May 22, 2014 in Featured, News

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Hotel Healdsburg and Jordan Vineyard & Winery are proud to announce the “Farm to Fork Culinary Journey,” the ultimate getaway for foodies and wine enthusiasts, taking place in the heart of Sonoma County. Launching in June, this memorable package includes a two-night stay at the award-winning Hotel Healdsburg in the heart of downtown Healdsburg, an [...]

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New Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting video

by on May 9, 2014 in Featured, News

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The first full season of the new Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting is underway. Guests journey beyond our winery chateau to remote corners of the serene Jordan Estate to savor Jordan wines, olive oil and our chef’s cuisine—all paired with breathtaking views. Get a sneak peek in our latest video and request a reservation on [...]

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Getting Fit for Jordan wines: a 1980s-inspired music video for National Fitness Month

by on May 1, 2014 in Featured, From the Heart, News

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Jordan’s latest vintages–2012 Chardonnay and 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon–release nationally on May 1. John Jordan and Winemaker Rob Davis are REALLY excited. Like so totally excited that they just can’t hide it. And since May is National Fitness Month, we decided to make a 1980s-inspired music video to get everyone ready for our new wines. Let’s [...]

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First full season of new epicurean excursion begins at Jordan

by on April 17, 2014 in Featured, News

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Jordan Vineyard & Winery begins the first full season of our new Estate Tour & Tasting experience today. Guests will journey to remote corners of the nearly 1,200-acre Jordan Estate to enjoy a farm-to-table, wine-and-food-tasting excursion with a backdrop of stunning vistas. Reservation requests are now being accepted at jordanwinery.com/visit for tours hosted Thursday through Monday until November 10, [...]

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Time lapse video: 365 days with a Cabernet grapevine

by on April 15, 2014 in Featured, From the Vineyards

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Our first outdoor time-lapse video experiment is complete. We captured one year of a grapevine’s life at Jordan Estate, from winter pruning through budbreak, flowering, fruit set, veraison, harvest fall foliage and winter dormancy again. This year, we are moving the camera closer to the vine in hopes of getting close-up shots of the grape [...]

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New release wines: Jordan 2010 Cabernet and 2012 Chardonnay

by on April 2, 2014 in Featured, From the Cellar, News

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“European winemaking is a history of empirical experience.” Those were the words André Tchelistcheff, the great wine guru, once said to me while we were driving to visit a winery in France. As our 39th growing season begins here in Sonoma County, I realize just how much I agree with his observation. Our winemaking skills [...]

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