Jordan Guzzle Buddy unveiled in “Cougar Town” infomercial spoof

by on March 5, 2014 in News

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The Guzzle Buddy wine device made its debut on TBS’s “Cougar Town” last night. Loved seeing this infomercial spoof with a full demonstration using bottles of Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon. Great lines! Pouring wine is such a chore. Ouch! Wine wrist. Plug it and chug it. Pouring is boring. Check out the #guzzlybuddy post on their Facebook [...]

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Second Sunset Supper at Vista Point wine dinner announced

by on March 4, 2014 in Events, Featured

2014 Jordan Winery Sunset Supper dinner in the vineyard

  Last month, we unveiled our first-ever Sunset Supper at Vista Point event to Jordan Estate Rewards members, and it sold out within two days. We thought wine lovers would be intrigued by a dinner in the vineyard event, hosted on Jordan Estate’s highest hilltop at sunset, but we didn’t realize it would be this popular. [...]

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Inaugural Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan photos and menu

by on February 21, 2014 in Events, Featured

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Last weekend, we hosted our first-ever Valentine’s Dinner for Jordan Estate Rewards members. Thirty guests turned out for a decadent, seven-course meal prepared by our chef (menu below) and paired with an array of Jordan vintages. Guests also previewed the 2010 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon, which releases officially on May 1. Valentine’s Dinner in the Dining Room [...]

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San Francisco restaurants: latest food and wine trends

by on February 18, 2014 in News

Photo credit: Maggie Hoffman, SeriousEats.com

In the second installment of our regional spotlight series, we asked local experts in the city by the bay to share their thoughts on the latest food and wine trends emerging in San Francisco’s dining scene. These four topped their lists. Elite chefs going casual continues. When chef Michael Tusk of Quince, one of the [...]

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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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