Jordan Winery receives TripAdvisor Award

    Jordan Winery receives TripAdvisor Award by Lisa Mattson on October 13, 2014 Jordan Winery has received a 2014 TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award, which recognizes us as one of the best Healdsburg wineries based on reviews from the world’s largest travel website. This is the second consecutive year that Jordan has earned this award.

    13 readers - By Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey

    Cab Wars: The Fruit Strikes Back (Star Wars Parody Video)

    Cab Wars: The Fruit Strikes Back (Star Wars Parody Video) by Lisa Mattson on October 10, 2014 In honor of Halloween, our Star Wars parody spoof video, “Cab Wars: The Fruit Strikes Back,” shows the conflict between Darth Tannin (Darth Vader) and Oak Maul (Darth Maul) fighting to bring more American Oak to the wine galaxy. The Wine Republic isn’t about to let that happen.

    1 readers - By Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey

    An in-depth look at the 2014 vintage growing season and harvest

    They say good things come to those who wait, but the 2014 growing season in Sonoma County was the exception to this adage, when great things came early all year long. A moderate winter in January and February coupled with precision farming decisions, saw growth in the vineyards develop quickly, leading to an early budbreak in March.

    3 readers - By The Jordan Journey

    Second Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan Winery announced

    Second Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan Winery announced by Lisa Mattson on October 4, 2014 In our July newsletter, we announced the date for our second annual Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan (Saturday, February 14, 2015), and it sold out within a few weeks. It’s so romantic to see sweethearts planning this far ahead! Good news is that our chef agreed to host a second event on Friday, February 13.

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    2014 grape harvest: the home stretch

    2014 grape harvest: the home stretch by Lisa Mattson on September 29, 2014 We’ve jumped the last hurdle in the thrilling race that is the annual grape harvest, and after a much-needed pause this week for rain, our crew will have refueled with just enough energy to sprint the home stretch of harvest 2014.

    5 readers - By Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey

    How our winemaker gets fit for harvest: triathlons

    How our winemaker gets fit for harvest: triathlons by Rob Davis on September 18, 2014 After all these years of making wine and swimming, biking and running, it never occurred to me how my training corresponds so succinctly with Mother Nature’s time clock. It is true that my hours of training are directly related to the hours of light; much the same as a growing season of the grapevines.

    7 readers - By The Jordan Journey

    Experience the Jordan garden with harvest lunch this fall

    Experience the Jordan garden with harvest lunch this fall by Todd Knoll on September 10, 2014 September is my favorite time of the year in the Jordan Estate garden. From heirloom tomatoes, chili peppers and Japanese eggplants to Kadota figs, Zebra squash and Charentais melons, practically every plant is covered with something colorful and delicious.

    5 readers - By Todd Knoll/ The Jordan Journey

    Win a trip to Sonoma from Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar

    Win a trip to Sonoma from Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar by Lisa Mattson on September 9, 2014 We’ve teamed up with our friends at Hearthstone Kitchen & Cellar in Las Vegas for #EscapetoSonoma, a sweepstakes with a chance to win a weekend getaway for two to Jordan Vineyard & Winery. The Escape to Sonoma sweepstakes package features: Round trip airfare for two Tran ...

    4 readers - By Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey

    Mindful Meats farm tour: organic, local GMO-free beef

    You’ve probably heard of GMO-free milk but GMO-free beef? The two share a very symbiotic relationship here in Northern California, where thousands of acres are home to dairy cows. Mindful Meats is a progressive company that brings local, organic, non-GMO, pasture-raised meat to chefs. In 2013, the start-up became the first non-GMO Project Verified beef company in the United States.

    7 readers - By Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey

    2014 harvest kicks off early

    2014 harvest kicks off early in Alexander Valley by Lisa Mattson on September 3, 2014 Jordan’s 39th harvest kicked off in the wee hours Tuesday morning with our first gondolas of Alexander Valley Merlot grapes from two key growers. It’s the first time in a decade that our red wine grapes achieved optimal ripeness before the white grapes (2004, 2002 and 2001 were the last warm-we ...

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