Posts Tagged ‘food photography’

Behind the scenes with food photographer Matt Armendariz

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

Food photographer Matt Armendariz

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, mattbites.com. We hope you enjoy this look inside the creative process for our annual magazine. Make sure to subscribe [...]

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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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Table Setting Photography Contest: win designer tableware

by on November 9, 2010 in News

To celebrate the holidays, we’re hosting our first table setting photography contest. Honoring fabulous home entertaining decor seems like the perfect follow up to our recent food photography contest. Entries will be accepted November 10-December 5, 2010, on the Jordan Facebook Page Contests Tab or via email. Grand prize is a designer water pitcher ($365), and the runner up receives a designer salad [...]

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Food photo contest winners announced

by on November 5, 2010 in News

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Winners have been selected in our first food photography contest. Twenty-two different photos received recognition from our panel of judges. The four top-scoring photos (reduced size, one cropped) are highlighted below. GRAND PRIZE: Kathy Patalsky of New York for “Summon the Wine …” (aka Figs and Cheese) RUNNERS-UP: (two-way tie) Ray Moody of Wisconsin for “…a [...]

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Food Photography Contest: win our chef’s favorite kitchen gadgets

by on October 6, 2010 in News

We’re thrilled  to announce the winery’s first food photography contest, inspired by our experiences at the International Food Bloggers Conference.  Entries will be accepted October 5-November 3, 2010, on the Jordan Facebook Page Contests Tab or via email. Four prizes will be given, all of which were featured in Executive Chef Todd Knoll’s recent favorite kitchen gadgets video. If you love to cook and [...]

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Photography contest winner: Food Bloggers Conference

by on August 30, 2010 in News

If you’ve visited this blog before, you know it’s a video blog. I am a videographer. I don’t usually take still photographs, preferring to tell stories through the imagery and sound that can be captured with HD video. Then I met Matt Armendariz. And Penny De Los Santos. Now I’m humbled to say I won [...]

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Photo shoot for “Decanting Sonoma County” + other food photography, video

by on June 4, 2010 in From the Kitchen

Because food is an essential part of the Jordan experience (both at the winery and hopefully in your home), Executive Chef Todd Knoll seasonally creates new recipes that pair nicely with balanced, elegant Chardonnays and Cabernet Sauvignons, like those made at Jordan. These recipes are showcased at our estate events, during meals for Jordan Estate [...]

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Photographing Cheeses

by on May 24, 2010 in From the Kitchen

Fromage de Meaux (left) and Queso de Tetilla (center), originally uploaded by blog.jordanwinery.com. A well-regarded wine magazine is publishing a story about wine country cheesemakers and the wineries who partner with these local creameries to offer cheese and wine pairing tastings. Because Todd (our chef) and Nitsa (his wife and our hospitality director) put the [...]

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