From the Heart

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

United Way Philanthropist of the Year Award, John Jordan, Jordan Winery

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

Jordan Winery Vista Point dinner in the vineyard

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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Citrus Spiced Chicken Wings Recipe for Super Bowl Parties

by on January 16, 2014 in Featured, From the Heart, From the Kitchen

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Friends of Jordan Winery know that owner John Jordan is a die-hard Denver Broncos fan. After founding The John Jordan Foundation two years ago, he started a tradition of hosting a Super Bowl party for community leaders involved in the foundation’s charitable programs, as well as recipients of grants and other donations. Chef Todd Knoll [...]

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Christmas decorations for your holiday dinner table

by on December 17, 2013 in Featured, From the Heart

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The towering oak trees of Jordan Estate–with their evergreen foliage and swaying moss–were my inspiration for this holiday dinner table. Although this tablescape brings a hint of Christmas decorations to your dinner party, it’s also a subtle way to bring California wine country to your home during the winter months. The natural beauty of the [...]

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What people are saying about the Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting

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

Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting group

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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Remembering the Jordan Playboy

by on August 13, 2013 in From the Heart

2013 John and Sally Jordan with Jordan Playboy vintage car

Almost a century ago, a newcomer to the American car market, Cleveland’s Jordan Motor Car Company, turned heads with the attractive styling and innovations of Jordan cars. Founded in 1916 by Ned Jordan, Jordan was also one of the first automakers to christen its model types with evocative names, such as the Sport Marine (with [...]

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Winery chateau time-lapse video: Boston ivy fall transformation

by on January 1, 2013 in Featured, From the Heart

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Our latest photography time-lapse video captures the transformation of Jordan Winery’s chateau from fall to winter. Each year, over the course of four months, Boston ivy covering the winery’s exterior walls morphs from vibrant green to red, then orange to pale yellow, before the leaves fall to the ground. The ever-changing ivy ensures no one picture [...]

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