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Going Against the Grain: Why Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon is Moving to 100 Percent French Oak after 40 Years
Behind the Scenes / Featured / What's New / March 31, 2017

Winemaking challenges come in many forms. There can be frost snaps in early spring that harm the grapevines’ vulnerable buds, untimely rains while harvesting thin-skinned grapes like chardonnay or the grudging tank of cabernet sauvignon […]

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Photo Gallery of the Month: Veraison of Cabernet Grapes | 2016 Alexander Valley Vintage Report
Behind the Scenes / Photo Essays / What's New / July 25, 2016

July is always a colorful time in the vineyards. Red wine grapes begin their transition from hard, bitter and green to soft, ripe and purple–known as veraison. By the end of this week, we expect Cabernet Sauvignon, […]

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2015 Harvest Update: Cabernet Sauvignon’s Home Stretch
Behind the Scenes / Featured / What's New / September 24, 2015

We are in the final phases of harvest for the 2015 vintage. As of last weekend, Jordan had crushed about 95% of our grapes. The decision to harvest the remaining Cabernet Sauvignon from our growers is […]

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Grape veraison: what a difference a year makes
Behind the Scenes / August 7, 2012

Veraison is underway in our vineyards, and what a difference a year makes. The onset of ripening, veraison is the time in a grapevine’s annual lifecycle when the red grapes change from green to purple […]

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Vintage Release Videos: 2007 Jordan Cabernet and 2009 Chardonnay
What's New / April 28, 2011

2007 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley releases officially on May 1. 2009 Jordan Chardonnay Russian River Valley releases officially on May 1. In my 35 years as winemaker at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, I cannot recall a […]

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Video: Jordan 2005 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon
Eat & Drink / January 11, 2010

In this blog and on our YouTube channel, we’ll be posting videos each year where I discuss the latest releases of Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Russian River Valley Chardonnay.  Our 2006 Cabernet and 2008 […]

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