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

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Photo contest winners announced

by on October 3, 2012 in Featured, News

Drink and Paint! by James Warren - Grand Award

What Would You Pair with Jordan Wine? photo contest winners have been selected. And the finalists are: GRAND PRIZE ~ Drink and Paint! by James Warren of Florida “We really enjoyed our visit to the Jordan property a few months ago. Inspired us to dabble with paint on canvas. I was messing around with my [...]

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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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Bottled art photo contest winners announced

by on December 5, 2011 in News

Eric Hwang - Just Desserts

Winners have been selected in our first bottled art photography contest. You can view the entire collection of photo submissions here: And the winning photos selected by our panel of judges are … GRAND PRIZE: Jordan Catapano for “Wine Literacy” FIRST RUNNER UP: Kristen Gibbins for “Celebrating Family with Jordan” SECOND RUNNER UP: Eric Hwang for [...]

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Time-lapse video: Cabernet Sauvignon grape veraison

by on September 3, 2011 in From the Vineyards

Cabernet Sauvignon grape veraison

Veraison, the onset of ripening, finally began in our estate Cabernet Sauvignon grapes in mid-August. We decided to make a time-lapse video so you could see how long the grapes took to change from green to red. Our Canon 5D camera stayed in the vineyard during daylight and snapped photos every few hours with a [...]

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Photography essay: seasons of the vineyard

by on August 24, 2011 in From the Vineyards

cabernet sauvignon budbreak

Our video blog has gone two weeks without a video post. Wondering why? Laura and I have been hard at work in the editing studio, focusing on our entry to Wine Spectator’s annual video contest. Our contest entry combines the beauty of a grapevine’s life cycle with a fun twist, so we created a photo essay to [...]

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Holiday tables photo contest winners announced

by on December 7, 2010 in News

Holiday for Two

Winners have been selected in our first holiday tables photography contest. Seven photos received recognition from our panel of judges. And the winning photos are … GRAND PRIZE: Elinor Ives of Massachusetts for “Holiday for Two” RUNNER UP: Kathy Patalsky of New York for “Joy Table” Elinor receives a designer pitcher with horn handle, and Kathy receives set of designer salad serving [...]

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Food photo contest winners announced

by on November 5, 2010 in News


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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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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Spring at Jordan: event video + photo gallery

by on May 28, 2010 in Events

spring at jordan 2010

Nitsa Knoll discusses event planning and highlights from the May 1 Spring at Jordan event, which was inspired by “Alice in Wonderland” and celebrated our new releases of 2008 Chardonnay, 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2009 Extra Virgin Olive Oil. A collection of photos taken during Spring at Jordan:

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