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Bud break is here video … and early once again
Behind the Scenes / What's New / March 6, 2015

Punxsutawney Phil may have been correct in his forecast of six more weeks of winter for the East Coast, but after the warmest January I can remember at Jordan Winery, spring arrived early!  How early? […]

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Bud break arrives with force: what this means for the 2014 harvest
Behind the Scenes / March 28, 2014

Our vineyards slept through the driest winter on record in Sonoma County in 120 years, and after some welcomed rains in February, they’ve awoken from their dormancy with force. Bud break began about one week […]

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Watch our grapevines grow (bud break time-lapse video)
Behind the Scenes / May 9, 2013

For a few years, we’ve experimented with time-lapse video around Jordan Estate. The time-lapse shooting process required daily attention–a Canon 5D camera had to be set-up each morning and removed at night to protect it […]

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2013 Spring Grape Growing Vintage Report Video | Bud Break
Behind the Scenes / April 9, 2013

There is no mistaking it now—springtime is here at Jordan! As expected, although earlier than normal due to the unseasonably dry conditions and warm temperatures, our Russian River Chardonnay vines boldly led the way out […]

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The grapevines are bleeding
Behind the Scenes / March 29, 2013

The grapevines are bleeding! As the daylight hours continue to increase this time of year, the grapevines go through a fascinating reawakening after months of “sleeping.”  Thanks to the sunlight and warmer days, vineyard soil […]

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Montage video: a year in wine country with Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Behind the Scenes / April 9, 2011

It’s amazing to think that more than one year has past since we debuted this video blog. On behalf of everyone at Jordan, thank you for watching our videos, reading our blog posts and joining us […]

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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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