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    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

    Movie Review: American Wine Story

    This past weekend, I had the opportunity to view a screening of American Wine Story. This highly anticipated film chronicles a group of people who take their unexplained passion for wine to another level. In the spirit of similar documentaries like SOMM and Blood Into Wine, AWS tries to indirectly explain this unique obsession of a handful of wine lovers who abandon their ...

    8 readers - By Uncorked Remarks

      Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections

      Vinography: A Wine Blog - - 7 readers - Buy My Book! A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more. Follow Me On: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard Most Recent Entries Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections The Fake Tongue Illusion and Wine Tasting 2014 Wine & Spirits Top 100 Tasting: October 21, San Francisco Cool Beauty: Tasting the Wines of the Wes ...

      Second Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan Winery announced

      The Jordan Journey - - 6 readers - 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.

      Wine of the Week; 2011 Ridge Geyserville

      ENOFYLZ Wine Blog - - 6 readers - Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out. My Wine Of The Week is the 2011 Ridge Vineyards Geyserville. The Winery Ridge Vineyards is a California winery with two estates, Monte Bello in Cupertino, and Lytton Springs in Healdsburg.

      Weekly Interview: Blair Poynton

      Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog - - 5 readers - Each week, as regular readers know, we pose a series of questions to a winemaker. This week, we’re featuring Blair Poynton, the director and winemaker at Jed Wines. Blair Poynton Blair hails from Perth in Western Australia – located just a few hours’ drive along the coast from Margaret River. So, Blair explained to me, youngsters in Perth got exposed to wine “whether they like it or not.

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      Vinography Images: Big Shadow

      …Buy My Book! A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more. Follow Me On: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard Most Recent Entries Vinography Images: Big Shadow Come Explore The Essence of Wine with Me in Healdsburg: October 30th, 2014 Vinography Unboxed: Week of October 5, 2014 Another…

      5 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

      Come Explore The Essence of Wine with Me in Healdsburg: October 30th, 2014

      …10.16.2014 Come Explore The Essence of Wine with Me in Healdsburg: October 30th, 2014 Healdsburg is one of my favorite little wine country towns. Located at what I like to think of as the intersection of the Russian River Valley, Dry Creek Valley, and Alexander Valley wine growing regions, it's a great little retreat for anyone looking to dive…

      3 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

      Movie Review: American Wine Story

      … he runs Cartograph Wines in Healdsburg with Serena Lourie. Mike Officer also has a story that resonated with me. He realized at an early age that sitting in a cubicle writing web code was the recipe for a slow death. He started making wine at home and that endeavor blossomed into Carlisle Winery. For myself, as a web coder in a previous life…

      8 readers - By Uncorked Remarks

      23rd annual Fall Hopland Passport is coming, Oct 18 & 19, 2014

      … a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Like Napa in the 60’s or Healdsburg in the 70’s, Hopland today is a place where there are more grape growers than wineries, where organic is normal, and where amazing wines remain largely undiscovered. Affordable, relaxed, enjoyable. Hopland is rural yet close to everywhere in the bay area; a getaway destination, a place…

      2 readers - By John Cesano/ John on Wine - a wine blog

      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. We…

      13 readers - By Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey

      American Wine Story | A Documentary

      … industry in the late 1960’s, to owners of newer wineries in Oregon, Washington, California, Virginia, Missouri, and even Arizona. Each story is unique and compelling but the sheer number of them alone is ample evidence that with enough courage and persistence, realizing a dream, even a big one, is possible. (See list below. I hope I caught them all…

      4 readers - By The Thirsty Kitten

      2005 Williams Selyem Zinfandel Bacigalupi Vineyard – Bottle Notes

      … Vineyard is located on Westside Road a few miles south of Healdsburg in the Russian River Valley. The vines date back to the 1950’s. Dark red in color. 15.1% ABV. Briar, black fruits and white pepper on the nose. Plush and jammy with good acidity. Blackberries, raspberries and cherry cordials on the palate. Modest tannins on an extended finish…

      4 readers - By Tom Lee/ Zinfandel Chronicles

      Vinography Images: Vineyard Reflections

      … Beauty: Tasting the Wines of the Western Sonoma Coast Vinography Images: Shaggy Companions 2014 Pinot on the River Tasting: October 26, Healdsburg Vinography Unboxed: Week of September 21, 2014 The Essence of Wine is Ready to Buy! Vinography Images: Spring Carpet California Law and Wine: Ups and Downs Favorite Posts From the Archives Masuizumi Junmai…

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      Ste. Michelle’s Bob Bertheau on Riesling, lots and lots of Riesling

      … and enrolled at the University of California-Davis, where he earned his master’s degree in the vaunted winemaking program. After graduation, Bertheau went to work at Hanzell Vineyards, a small winery in Sonoma. From there, he worked at Chalk Hill Winery in Healdsburg, then finally went to Gallo Sonoma in the Dry Creek Valley. All told, Bertheau worked for 16…

      3 readers - By Great Northwest Wine

      The Last Days of Winemaker Summer Camp

      … at different rates, making choices challenging. We strived to get our first picks as close to perfect as possible, in order to create the hand-crafted wines we had been imagining for our own, J. Cage Cellars. Loading Pinot Barrels with Kurt Beitler Winery work had its rewards as well. I had built a good relationship with the team at Healdsburg Custom…

      1 readers - By Roger Beery/ Bacchus and Beery

      Second Valentine’s Dinner at Jordan Winery announced

      …. This is the first time we’re offering Valentine’s Dinner tickets for purchase or Jordan Estate Rewards points, so it’s an exciting opportunity to experience a Valentine’s Dinner at our winery in Healdsburg. Learn more on our events calendar or purchase tickets on our website. View photos of last year’s member-exclusive event below. Videographer…

      6 readers - By Lisa Mattson/ The Jordan Journey

      Vinography Images: Shaggy Companions

      …Buy My Book! A wine book like no other. Photographs, essays, and wine recommendations. Learn more. Follow Me On: Twitter Facebook Pinterest Instagram Delectable Flipboard Most Recent Entries Cool Beauty: Tasting the Wines of the Western Sonoma Coast Vinography Images: Shaggy Companions 2014 Pinot on the River Tasting: October 26, Healdsburg…

      3 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog

      Weekly Interview: Blair Poynton

      …. It of course helps that consumers are more open and informed about different styles of wine now, too. How do you spend your days off? Mostly hanging out with the lovely wife and the mostly well-behaved black lab Bruce. We live in Healdsburg, Sonoma so there is a lot of wine, food, lawn games, and friends – and we are always surrounded by breathtaking…

      5 readers - By Albert Pak/ Terroirist: A Daily Wine Blog

      Wine of the Week; 2011 Ridge Geyserville

      … Every Thursday I feature a wine I particularly enjoy, whether it’s something new and different, is a great value, or from a producer worth checking out. My Wine Of The Week is the 2011 Ridge Vineyards Geyserville. The Winery Ridge Vineyards is a California winery with two estates, Monte Bello in Cupertino, and Lytton Springs in Healdsburg…

      6 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog

      2014 Pinot on the River Tasting: October 26, Healdsburg

      …10.01.2014 2014 Pinot on the River Tasting: October 26, Healdsburg Now is a wonderful, if slightly manic time to be wandering around wine country. Harvest is, for many, complete, and wines are bubbling and burbling their way through fermentations. It's the time of year that wine country really becomes wine country. As the afternoon sun angles low…

      5 readers - By Vinography: A Wine Blog