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A record-breaking harvest for 2015 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Behind the Scenes / Featured / Photo Essays / What's New / December 22, 2015

After a whirlwind, record-breaking harvest, the 2015 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil is now resting in its tanks here in our cellars. In just 10 days, from November 3 to the 13th, our staff […]

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Duck Confit Recipe: Substitute Olive Oil for Duck Fat
Eat & Drink / Featured / November 25, 2014

In the Jordan Winery kitchen, there is always a batch of duck confit in some stage of preparation. One of the key ingredients in a traditional duck confit recipe is the duck fat, which isn’t […]

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California Olive Oil Sensory Boot Camp at UC-Davis
Behind the Scenes / November 12, 2014

I’m proud to be one of forty “nerds” from around the world who gathered recently at University of California’s Davis campus for an extensive olive oil sensory boot camp. This course was designed to mimic […]

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2014 olive harvest begins in Sonoma County
Behind the Scenes / Photo Essays / What's New / October 31, 2014

Fire up the mill–olive harvest has begun. The 2014 olive harvest officially kicked off at Jordan on Monday, October 27, which is about three weeks early for Sonoma County extra virgin olive oil makers. Cue […]

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Jordan Winery releases 2012 Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Eat & Drink / What's New / September 24, 2013

Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil is now served lakeside at Seven Oaks during the new Estate Tour & Tasting. With the launch of our new Estate Tour & Tasting this month, Jordan Extra Virgin Olive […]

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New tasting note video: 2011 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Eat & Drink / What's New / November 30, 2012

Our 2011 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil has been released and is available exclusively at Jordan. Executive Chef Todd Knoll offers his tasting notes and vintage report in this week’s video. The exotic fruit nuances, […]

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2012 olive harvest vintage report video
Behind the Scenes / What's New / November 15, 2012

Experience the 2012 olive harvest with our vintage report video. Harvesting commenced at Jordan the morning of November 13 with Spanish Arbequina olives, and we’re thrilled with the quality and quantity of the fruit. Our 2012 Jordan Estate Extra […]

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Appetizer Recipe Video Demonstration: Citrus Marinated Goat Cheese with Olive Oil
Eat & Drink / June 18, 2012

When entertaining at home, one of my favorite appetizers to serve at dinner parties is aged goat cheese marinated with Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil, seasonal citrus, spices and fresh herbs. This recipe is easy […]

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New Release Video: 2010 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Eat & Drink / What's New / May 20, 2011

The cool growing season in 2010 allowed us to produce what I believe is our best vintage of olive oil to date. In this 2010 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil tasting note video, I discuss the weather, […]

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Video: watch the 2010 California olive harvest in action
Behind the Scenes / What's New / January 13, 2011

Nearly 18 acres of olive trees are planted on the Jordan estate. All four varieties of olives (Frantoio, Leccino and Pendolino of Italian origin and the Spanish Arbequina) are blended to create our vintage-dated extra […]

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DIY food photo shoot: tips for photographing cheeses
Behind the Scenes / May 24, 2010

Fromage de Meaux (left) and Queso de Tetilla (center), originally uploaded by A well-regarded wine magazine is publishing a story about wine country cheesemakers and the wineries who partner with these local creameries to […]

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Our hands from tree to bottle: 2009 Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Eat & Drink / What's New / May 4, 2010

Our 2009 Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil released on Saturday, May 1, in conjunction with our Spring at Jordan event. This vintage has special significance to me because it shows our stylistic progression to a […]

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