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Photo Gallery of the Month: Bud Break in the Vineyards 2017
Behind the Scenes / Photo Essays / What's New / March 30, 2017

After a cold, soaking-wet winter that will go down in the record books, the vineyard soils began to dry and warm last month, signaling to the grapevines that it was time to wake from their […]

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2016 Vintage Winter Weather Report from Jordan Vineyards
Behind the Scenes / What's New / March 11, 2016

Mother Nature has been good to us so far in 2016, delivering more than 21 inches of rain to date and an additional 4-plus inches are predicted by the end of this week. Currently, the 21 […]

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Seasons of the Vineyard Video: Spring
Behind the Scenes / April 6, 2015

It’s springtime in Sonoma County, and the vines have awoken from their winter sleep. This video offers an in-depth look at the lifecycle of a grapevine as the plant transitions from dormancy to bud break–the official […]

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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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Bud break arrives with force: what this means for the 2014 harvest
Behind the Scenes / March 28, 2014

Our vineyards slept through the driest winter on record in Sonoma County in 120 years, and after some welcomed rains in February, they’ve awoken from their dormancy with force. Bud break began about one week […]

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Watch our grapevines grow (bud break time-lapse video)
Behind the Scenes / May 9, 2013

For a few years, we’ve experimented with time-lapse video around Jordan Estate. The time-lapse shooting process required daily attention–a Canon 5D camera had to be set-up each morning and removed at night to protect it […]

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2013 Spring Grape Growing Vintage Report Video | Bud Break
Behind the Scenes / April 9, 2013

There is no mistaking it now—springtime is here at Jordan! As expected, although earlier than normal due to the unseasonably dry conditions and warm temperatures, our Russian River Chardonnay vines boldly led the way out […]

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