Grapevine pruning experiment keeps plants, people healthy

by on February 15, 2014 in From the Vineyards

Jordan Winery Machine Pruning Grapevines Visio

Pruning grapevines during their winter dormancy period remains the most expensive type of vineyard work we do each year. The practice is tedious and downright tiring with a lot of repetitive motion—it is both an art and a science, as described in our last pruning video. The Jordan viticulture team of four usually spends the [...]

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Inside look at the 2014 drought in Sonoma County wine country

by on February 13, 2014 in Featured, From the Vineyards

Lake Mendocino during 2014 drought, by George Rose

Brian Brett, a poet and farmer, once said, “Farming is a profession of hope.” For farmers who aren’t in control of their water sources, hope might be the only option in this recording-shattering drought year. Last month, while most of the United States braced against the bitterly cold temperatures of a rare polar vortex, that [...]

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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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How chefs use Made With Paper iPad app to sketch recipes

by on February 5, 2014 in Featured, From the Kitchen

Spring Pea Soup drawing, Made with Paper app

The great Michel Bras says his cooking is inspired by nature, and he draws pictures of each dish. Legendary Chef Ferran Adrià of elBulli fame has an exhibit of his food sketches at the Drawing Center in New York this month–a pictorial look inside his creative process. I create menus much like them—each inspired by the nature of [...]

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Jordan chef’s table menu revealed for Relish Culinary foodie event

by on January 30, 2014 in Featured, From the Kitchen, News

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Jordan Executive Chef Todd Knoll is one of six local chefs selected to host a Chef’s Table this winter at Relish Culinary in Healdsburg, wine country’s premier culinary center for cooking demonstrations and edible adventures. He revealed his menu earlier this week, and if the descriptors don’t make you hungry, we think these sketches will. When [...]

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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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Jordan Winery 2014 events calendar: Sonoma events and regional festivals to plan your next wine tasting

by on January 6, 2014 in Events, Featured

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Looking for a local wine tasting or wine country event? Here’s a sneak peek at Jordan Winery’s 2014 special event calendar, which includes new dinners and parties at the winery, as well as festivals across the country and key dates for Jordan Estate Rewards members. View our website’s winery event calendar and regional event calendar for ongoing [...]

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Jordan Estate Rewards Summer Appreciation Event Photos

by on January 2, 2014 in Events

Jordan Winery special events

Each summer, we host a Jordan Estate Rewards member Summer Appreciation event. It’s a festive affair that always takes place at a different location on Jordan Estate–with a different theme, menu, decor and live entertainment–all in the spirit of celebrating friendship. There is no ticket fee or points required; it’s our way of saying thank [...]

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Our most popular videos of 2013

by on December 30, 2013 in Featured, News

Jordan Winery Soft and Firm Ganche Chocolate Truffles photos

As the year draws to a close, we thought we’d share with you Jordan Winery’s top five most popular videos of 2013. Looking forward to making more entertaining, useful videos for our fans in the new year. Do you have a burning question about wine, food or hospitality? Please leave us a comment. You might [...]

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