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Our most popular blog posts of 2014

by on December 18, 2014 in News

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It’s that time of year to share Jordan Winery’s most popular blog posts of 2014. Three video blogs and two news posts with photos made the list, including our April Fool’s Day Star Wars tribute. Do any of these surprise you? Jordan Winery Top 5 Blog Posts of 2014 5. John Jordan to Open Jedi [...]

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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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California Olive Oil Sensory Boot Camp at UC-Davis

by on November 12, 2014 in News

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I’m proud to be one of forty “nerds” from around the world who gathered recently at University of California’s Davis campus for an extensive olive oil sensory boot camp. This course was designed to mimic a practicing sensory panel’s methodology, and Ranch Manager Brent Young and I attended for continuing education purposes, as we are [...]

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Jordan named American Winery of the Year by Wine Enthusiast

by on November 11, 2014 in Featured, News

Wine Enthusiast American Winery of the Year

For the last 15 years, Wine Enthusiast magazine has honored a small group of leaders in the wine and spirits industries with its Wine Star Awards. Winners are noted for their energy and groundbreaking vision, as well as the courage to take risks and the skills to succeed in the ever-evolving beverage business. We are thrilled [...]

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Dry Rub Pork or Turkey: Holiday Dinner Recipe Ideas

by on October 31, 2014 in News

Ethnic spice rub dry rub recipe

Homemade dry rubs bring an unexpected, exotic taste to your holiday dinner table. In this video, I demonstrate how to make the Jordan dry rub base recipe, which can be quickly and easily adapted into an Asian, Mediterranean or Indian spice rub. (Though we made this video during the summer, the flavors in these ethnic rubs [...]

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Best Wagyu Burger Cabernet Sauvignon Food Pairing Deal This Fall at Capital Grille

by on October 31, 2014 in News

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Our friends at Capital Grille are offering a deliciously juicy deal now through November 23: a Wagyu burger and a glass of Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon for only $25. That might just be the best food & wine pairing value we’ve seen all year. The Wagyu Burger & Wine menu includes several different topping [...]

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2014 olive harvest begins in Sonoma County

by on October 31, 2014 in Featured, From the Land, News

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Fire up the mill–olive harvest has begun. The 2014 olive harvest officially kicked off at Jordan on Monday, October 27, which is about three weeks early for Sonoma County extra virgin olive oil makers. Cue the case of déjà vu. As mentioned in our grape harvest report, Sonoma County wine country has enjoyed near-perfect weather conditions [...]

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Jordan Winery receives TripAdvisor Award

by on October 13, 2014 in News

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Jordan Winery has received a 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award, which recognizes us as one of the best Healdsburg wineries based on reviews from the world’s largest travel website. This is the second consecutive year that Jordan has earned this award. We were also thrilled to be named one of the “Top 10 Winery Tours [...]

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Second Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan Winery announced

by on October 4, 2014 in Events, Featured, News

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In our July newsletter, we announced the date for our second annual Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan (Saturday, February 14, 2015), and it sold out within a few weeks. It’s so romantic to see sweethearts planning this far ahead! Good news is that our chef agreed to host a second event on Friday, February 13. The evening [...]

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2014 Sonoma County grape harvest: the home stretch

by on September 29, 2014 in Featured, From the Vineyards, News

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, Dilworth vineyard, Alexander Valley

We’ve jumped the last hurdle in the thrilling race that is the annual grape harvest, and after a much-needed pause this week for rain, our crew will have refueled with just enough energy to sprint the home stretch of harvest 2014. We have only three hillside Cabernet Sauvignon vineyards left to pick and expect to [...]

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