From the Heart

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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Cab Wars: The Fruit Strikes Back (Star Wars Parody Halloween Video)

by on October 10, 2014 in Events, Featured, From the Heart

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In honor of Halloween, our “Star Wars” parody spoof video, “Cab Wars: The Fruit Strikes Back,” shows the conflict between Darth Tannin (Darth Vader) and Oak Maul (Darth Maul) fighting to bring more American Oak to the wine galaxy. The Wine Republic isn’t about to let that happen. It is a period of conflict between [...]

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Wish of a Lifetime at Jordan

by on June 5, 2014 in From the Heart

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A few weeks ago, we received an email from Wish of a Lifetime, a non-profit organization that grants lifelong wishes to seniors who have overcome tremendous challenges in their own lives. A gentleman named James Woods wished for a private tasting at Jordan, and we had a chance to help make his dream come true. Mr. [...]

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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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Getting Fit for Jordan new release wines: 1980s-inspired music video

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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Our favorite things to do in Healdsburg and Sonoma wine country

by on April 22, 2014 in From the Heart, News

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One of the best parts about working in Sonoma wine country is getting to hang out in this beautifully diverse corner of Northern California. Days off can be like a vacation in our own backyard. I asked a few Jordan employees to share their favorite things to do around Sonoma County. Here’s our top five [...]

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New edition of Jordan Estate Tales wine country magazine debuts

by on April 19, 2014 in From the Heart, News

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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 [...]

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United Way names John Jordan Philanthropist of the Year

by on March 15, 2014 in Featured, From the Heart, News

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United Way of wine country honored John Jordan as the 2014 Philanthropist of the Year at its annual Tocqueville Society luncheon, hosted at Farmhouse Inn & Restaurant on March 7. John Jordan, CEO of John Jordan Vineyard & Winery, was recognized for his extraordinary generosity and the impact of his work for our community. “In honoring [...]

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Valentine’s Day gift idea: dinner in the vineyard at Jordan Winery

by on February 11, 2014 in Events, Featured, From the Heart, News

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Looking for a last-minute Valentine’s Day gift idea? Surprise your loved one with an unforgettable dinner in the vineyard experience: Jordan’s first-ever Sunset Supper at Vista Point. Enjoy a festive dinner party this summer as the sun sets over Vista Point, the highest hilltop on Jordan Estate in Sonoma County. The evening begins with a reception [...]

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NFL Bad Lip Reading Parody: Jordan Winery Wine Country Edition

by on January 17, 2014 in Featured, From the Heart

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Grab a glass. Pairs well with Monday Night Football, Super Bowl XLVIII and our chef’s new chicken wings recipe. View the original NFL Bad Lip Reading video below. Special thanks to the Jordan voice-over special teams squad: John Jordan, CEO Todd Knoll, Executive Chef Patrick Fallon, Cellarmaster Sean Brosnihan, Guest Services Manager Joe Lozinto, Sales Analyst Jason Blakley, [...]

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