Aloha Christmas at Jordan event photos and video

by on December 7, 2013 in Events, Featured

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More than 200 Jordan Estate Rewards members turned out on a chilly, yet sunny Saturday afternoon for our annual Christmas at Jordan event. This year’s party celebrated the spirit of Hawaii, allowing our chef to show off his culinary roots (he grew up on the island of Oahu) and inspiring our events director to transform [...]

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2012 Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil: a tasting note video

by on November 25, 2013 in Featured, From the Land

Jordan Winery extra virgin olive oil

As I mentioned in a recent blog post, our 2012 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil ($29) just released. With the busy harvest season, we finally found some time to create a video tasting note for our latest vintage. We hope you enjoy it. Jordan’s EVOO is available exclusively at jordanwinery.com.

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Gifts for Cooks: chef’s best kitchen gadgets and affordable tools

by on November 19, 2013 in Featured, From the Kitchen

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Looking for gifts for cooks this time of year? As a chef, I love gifting friends and family cooking tools. It’s an opportunity to share the latest kitchen gadgets that I’ve tested out–and even get ideas for cool equipment I want to add to the Jordan Winery pantry. Seven of the best, affordable kitchen gadgets [...]

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Fall Dessert Recipe: Dried Fuyu Persimmons with Dulcey Blond Chocolate and Sea Salt

by on November 12, 2013 in Featured, From the Kitchen

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This year’s bumper crop from our garden’s persimmon tree inspired this simple, delicious dessert made with dried persimmons and blond chocolate. The presentation alone makes these little delicacies perfect for dinner parties this holiday season (or even an unexpected surprise in your cookie exchange). What’s a blond chocolate, you might ask? French chocolatier Valrhona released its Dulcey New [...]

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Jordan Estate vegetable escabeche recipe and cooking tips

by on October 29, 2013 in Featured, From the Kitchen

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Last summer, I began brainstorming recipe ideas for the Jordan Estate Tour & Tasting. Because this new tour offers visitors an inside look at the 1,200-acre Jordan Estate and features farm-fresh foods grown on property, I wanted the menu to be a colorful snapshot of whatever is harvested from the garden that morning. Enter the [...]

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2013 olive harvest begins at Jordan Estate today

by on October 24, 2013 in Featured, From the Land, News

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Jordan’s 2013 olive harvest kicked off this morning with a small orchard of Arbequina trees near our Merlot vineyard. The fog was thick and the air chilly enough for the pickers to see their breath, but spirits were high. Smiles gleamed across faces all morning because let’s face it: Harvest is the moment we’ve been [...]

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Jordan Winery sales team brings digital wine list app to restaurants

by on October 17, 2013 in News

Tastevin iPad wine list app

With the digital age comes changes in the way people decide what they eat and drink. Each meal is an opportunity for restaurants to present their guests with the most memorable food and wine experience. A few years ago, John Jordan decided to transform modern-day dining by creating Tastevin, a user-friendly iPad app that empowers restaurateurs with a dynamic selling tool that saves time and money [...]

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Early yet unpredictable: a 2013 Jordan Winery harvest report video

by on October 15, 2013 in Featured, From the Vineyards, News

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And just like that, the 2013 growing season has come to an end. The last of the Cabernet Sauvignon grapes passed through the destemmer and into the winery around 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 10. Roughly one month after first clusters were blessed on the Jordan crush deck, it is now time to leave the [...]

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Restaurants in New York: five food and wine trends this year

by on October 14, 2013 in News

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Jordan Regional Sales Director Courtney Cataruzolo spends most days (and nights) inside the finest restaurants in the Northeast United States, presenting Jordan wines. She’s noticed some interesting trends on the New York City food and wine scene this year, so we wanted to share some insights with a top five list:  Independent restaurant chains shift [...]

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Jordan named one of TripAdvisor’s Top 10 U.S. Winery Tours

by on October 9, 2013 in News

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TripAdvisor just announced its list of the Top 10 Winery Tours in America, and Jordan earned the no. 6 spot. We are honored to receive this recognition from our visitors and thrilled to be the top-rated Sonoma County winery on the list. Read TripAdvisor’s official announcement here. Other California wineries that made the list include [...]

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