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California Drought and Water Conservation at Jordan Winery

The historic California drought has forced farmers to adapt and evolve like never before. At Jordan Estate, we are continuing to experiment with new technologies, such as Tule evapotranspiration emitters, that help us use less water without compromising the quality of our wine grapes. In this video, I discuss our latest precision farming efforts, which have resulted in us using 2-3 gallons less water per vine per week.

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Brent Young

A 2005 harvest intern who returned to Jordan full-time as viticulturist in 2008. Now Director of Agricultural Operations in charge of estate vineyards, precision farming and cattle. Spends free time showing cutting horses and restoring vintage cars, especially Woodies.

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