Posts Tagged ‘Estate Tales’

New edition of Jordan Estate Tales wine country magazine debuts

by on April 19, 2014 in From the Heart, News

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Every year at Jordan, I challenge our talented staff to elevate their respective crafts—whether in the cellar, the kitchen, the vineyard or the offices. Somehow, these new enhancements to Jordan wines and hospitality always end up involving a construction project. A wood-fired oven for our chef. A barn for our cattle program. A new composting area [...]

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2013 Jordan Estate Tales magazine digital edition debuts

by on March 2, 2013 in Featured, News

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Every February, we take a deep breath and exhale to celebrate the completion of Estate Tales, our annual magazine–six months in the making. We think our eighth volume of Estate Tales, which debuts this week in our Jordan Estate Rewards members’ e-newsletter, is our best effort to date. Check out the digital version here. We spent a [...]

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Behind the scenes with food photographer Matt Armendariz

by on October 19, 2012 in Featured, From the Kitchen

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Photographer Matt Armendariz visited us recently to capture special moments for our 2013 edition of Estate Tales. Erin created a behind-the-scenes video of Matt’s three-day photo shoot, which Matt also posted over at his award-winning blog, We hope you enjoy this look inside the creative process for our annual magazine. Make sure to subscribe [...]

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Estate Tales magazine: behind-the-scenes photography, before and after

by on March 21, 2012 in News


One of the best parts of producing our annual magazine, Estate Tales, is taking a step back to reflect on how all the words and photos came together in the final design. To celebrate the debut of our 2012 edition of Estate Tales, we created a behind-the-scenes video showing the making of this magazine. We hope you enjoy watching these stories come [...]

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Food photography shoot: behind the scenes with Matt Armendariz

by on November 6, 2011 in News

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Last year, we hired legendary food photographer Matt Armendariz to capture gorgeous food, wine and hospitality photographs for the 2011 edition of our annual newsletter, Estate Tales. We loved working with him and were so impressed with his photography skills (as expected) that we invited him back to help us develop the stories for our [...]

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Winery newsletter comes to life with digital magazine technology

by on March 30, 2011 in News


Our first newsletter, Estate Tales, debuted just before John Jordan took the reins about five years ago. The glossy, oversized, print publication has been a colorful way to share behind-the-scenes stories about the Jordan Estate with our daily winery guests and loyal customers. With the print world changing rapidly in recent years,  we’ve decided to give our 2011 edition of Estate Tales [...]

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