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Five Key Factors to Making 2015 Jordan Chardonnay
Behind the Scenes / Featured / What's New / June 21, 2017

A more difficult vintage than its three predecessors, 2015 underscores the importance of selecting the right vineyard sites and being proactive with farming practices when Mother Nature throws curve balls. Here are the five key […]


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End of Year Compilation Video | 2015 Behind the Scenes at Jordan Winery
Featured / Fun & Festive / What's New / December 29, 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we thought we’d share some behind-the-scenes footage from this year’s video shoots. A compilation of highlights from some of our most memorable videos on YouTube is also included below. Happy […]


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2015 Harvest Report Video | Jordan Winery, Sonoma County
Behind the Scenes / Featured / What's New / October 16, 2015

The last grapes destined for Jordan wine made their way through the hopper and into our fermentation room on September 28, making the 40th vintage at Jordan one of the earliest-finishing harvests in our history—bested […]


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2015 Harvest Update: Cabernet Sauvignon’s Home Stretch
Behind the Scenes / Featured / What's New / September 24, 2015

We are in the final phases of harvest for the 2015 vintage. As of last weekend, Jordan had crushed about 95% of our grapes. The decision to harvest the remaining Cabernet Sauvignon from our growers is […]


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2015 Harvest Update: Early, Fast and Light
Behind the Scenes / Featured / What's New / September 15, 2015

We’re three weeks into Harvest 2015 at Jordan, and the overall theme is quality over quantity. The size of our Russian River Valley Chardonnay crop is off by 20 percent, but luckily we were able to coax […]


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Photo Gallery of the Month: 2015 Jordan Chardonnay Night Harvest
Behind the Scenes / Featured / What's New / August 31, 2015

After a slow start, the 2015 harvest is now in full gear at Jordan. We picked our first Russian River Valley Chardonnay grapes on August 24–symbolic due to it also being the day we celebrated […]


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Photo Gallery of the Month: Grape Veraison
Behind the Scenes / What's New / July 31, 2015

Veraison is underway in the vineyards throughout Alexander Valley. This month’s photo gallery captures the alluring colors of red wine grapes as they change from green to purple. Some earlier-ripening Cabernet Sauvignon sites began to […]


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2015 Vintage Weather Report: a Split Personality Spring
Behind the Scenes / What's New / June 11, 2015

Spring of 2015 may be remembered as the “the winter of our discontent” in Northern California wine country. Despite very warm, dry conditions in March and April that led to an early bud break (three weeks earlier than normal), […]


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Are you ready for vintage 2015? Early flowering begins
Behind the Scenes / Featured / What's New / May 19, 2015

The 2015 growing season is off to a quick start with an early bud break and an equally early flowering. Are you ready for vintage 2015? This aerial footage was captured on a DJI Inspire 1 […]


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Bud break is here video … and early once again
Behind the Scenes / What's New / March 6, 2015

Punxsutawney Phil may have been correct in his forecast of six more weeks of winter for the East Coast, but after the warmest January I can remember at Jordan Winery, spring arrived early!  How early? […]


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2015 Winter Weather Report: Here Comes the Rain
Behind the Scenes / What's New / February 12, 2015

From super soaker storms in December to a record rainfall of literally zero in January, vintage 2015 is already keeping us on our toes–and budbreak is still at least a month away (hopefully). Watch my […]


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