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Jordan Winery’s Brent Young receives Forty Under 40 award
Photo Essays / What's New / June 1, 2016

The North Bay Business Journal recently announced its 2016 Forty under 40 winners, and we’re thrilled that Jordan Ranch Manager Brent Young made the list. Selected by the newspaper’s editorial staff from more than 125 nominations, winners were […]

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Petit Verdot thinning experiment to elevate quality
Behind the Scenes / July 25, 2012

We constantly experiment in the vineyards, always seeking ways to improve fruit quality and uniformity of the grape clusters–which ultimately leads to a higher quality wine. Trying to push the bar even higher with Jordan […]

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Jordan viticulturist receives award for contributions to agriculture
What's New / August 16, 2011

Viticulturist Brent Young has been named “Outstanding Young Person In Agri-Business” by the 2011 Sonoma County Harvest Fair. Brent was selected as one of this year’s honorees due to his extensive community service and leadership in the Sonoma County farming community. Winners […]

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Soil mapping video: precision farming with resistivity technology
Behind the Scenes / October 15, 2010

We’ve nearly completed a comprehensive soil mapping study of every Jordan estate vineyard block. What does that mean? We’re rediscovering our dirt to continue elevating grape quality. When I started working at Jordan in 2008, I […]

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Leaf pulling video: preparing grapevines for ripening
Behind the Scenes / August 10, 2010

After the grapes bloom and tiny berries form into full grape clusters, it’s time for the important practice of leaf pulling, captured in the above video. Our vineyard team pulls leaves away from the area […]

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Vineyard budbreak video: a look inside the start of the 2010 growing season
Behind the Scenes / April 19, 2010

The 2010 growing season officially began in late March when our Merlot vineyard blocks on the Estate experienced budbreak. Protecting these newborn plants from morning frost keeps our vineyard team on alert through mid-May. The […]

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Springtime snow on the mountains
Behind the Scenes / What's New / April 2, 2010

An interesting cold front lingered over the Alexander Valley and its vineyards earlier this week. Geyser Peak (3,455 feet elevation) and the surrounding mountains were dusted with snow, high above the vineyards on the valley […]

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