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EVOO recipe contest winner announced
What's New / April 21, 2010

Thanks to all who entered our first recipe contest, inspired by the May 1 release of our 2009 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil. And the winning recipe our judges selected is … Due to availability […]


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Pruning olive trees and reusing cuttings
Behind the Scenes / March 31, 2010

After the vineyard team finishes pruning grapevines each March, we move onto pruning 18 acres of olive trees planted on hillsides near Jordan’s two lakes. It takes just one minute to prune a grapevine, but an olive […]


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Online contest #1: a recipe inspired by Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil
What's New / March 5, 2010

To celebrate the release of our 2009 Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil, we’re pleased to announce our first online contest—a recipe challenge—conceived to inspire fellow epicures. If you have, or wish to create, an inventive recipe in which Extra Virgin Olive […]


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Creating a master blend: 2009 Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Behind the Scenes / February 26, 2010

Like winemaking, a critical step in crafting extra virgin olive oil is creating the master blend. One week after our EVOO is racked, we re-taste each barrel drum of Arbequina, Frantoio, Leccino and Pendolino oil in preparation […]


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2009 vintage Jordan olive harvest report
Behind the Scenes / January 8, 2010

Our estate olives were harvested in November and in early December 2009. We recorded a quick video, which includes an olive harvest report and scenes from the last day of harvest in December. Small bins […]


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