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Gifts For Cooks: Jordan Winery Chef's Best Kitchen Gadgets

Jordan Executive Chef Todd Knoll recommends gifts for cooks -- the best kitchen gadgets and affordable kitchen tools for home cooks, chefs and foodies. The Prepara Roasting Laurel promotes air circulation for even roasting and is heat resistant to 500... - 112.397

Video Tasting Note: 2012 Jordan Winery's Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Executive Chef Todd Knoll of Jordan Winery discusses the making of 2012 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, as well as the vintage growing season, the award-winning, artisanal oil's flavors, texture and myriad uses in the kitchen. - 115.77

Seasons Of The Vineyard: Summer (a Jordan Winery Series)

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the summer growing season in the Alexander Valley and on the Jordan Estate. Stay tuned for more episodes of our Seasons of the Vineyard documentary series, taking you into the life cycle and growing season of grapevines... - 104.576

2013 Jordan Winery Harvest Montage: Sonoma Wine Country

Scenes from the 2013 vintage harvest at Jordan Winery in Sonoma County wine country. - 93.7141

When To Pick Grapes: Grape Sampling And Sugar Testing For Jordan Winery's 2013 Vintage

Director of Wine Greg Miller shows how grape sampling and sugar testing are done with the 2013 vintage, and discusses the importance of taste and trusting our palates to determine when to pick grapes. Jordan Winery's harvest began on September 6 with Russian... - 112.542

2013 Vintage At Jordan Winery: A Harvest Report (russian River Valley Chardonnay)

Greg Miller of Jordan Winery gives a harvest report on the 2013 vintage. Jordan's harvest began on September 6 with Russian River Valley Chardonnay grapes. - 106.928

A Perfect Pairing: Smith & Wollensky Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp And Jordan Chardonnay

Learn why pairing the Smith & Wollensky Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp with Lump Crab Meat and Garlic Butter starter isn't as easy as you may think. Jordan Director of Wine Greg Miller explains how balancing the ingredients of the dish with the qualities of Jordan... - 121.09

A Perfect Pairing: Smith & Wollensky Tuna Crudo On Himalayan Salt Block And Jordan Chardonnay

Learn why pairing the Smith & Wollensky Tuna Crudo on Himalayan Salt Block demands the quality and consistency of Jordan Chardonnay. Jordan Director of Wine Greg Miller describes the simple, yet sophisticated dish and how pairing it with Jordan Chardonnay... - 120.477

A Perfect Pairing: Smith & Wollensky Surf & Turf And Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon

Learn why Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon and the Smith & Wollensky Filet & Lobster Tail are the perfectly balanced food and wine choice. Jordan Director of Wine Greg Miller explains how to think like a Chef to match the body styles of the two components of the... - 121.13

A Perfect Pairing: Smith & Wollensky Spice Rubbed Long Bone Rib Eye And Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon

Discover why pairing the Smith & Wollensky Spice Rubbed Long Bone Rib Eye and its lively accompaniments of lemon-parsley salad, bone marrow butter and harissa with Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon makes for the perfect match. Jordan Director of Wine Greg Miller... - 121.941

Seasons Of The Vineyard: Spring 

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the spring growing season in the Alexander Valley and on the Jordan Estate. Stay tuned for more episodes of our Seasons of the Vineyard documentary series, taking you into the life cycle and growing season of grapevines... - 112.692

Spring Seasons Of The Vineyard Teaser 3: Budbreak

Greg Miller gives a sneak peek of Jordan budbreak this year. Stay tuned for our Seasons of the Vineyard: Spring episode. - 106.959

Spring Budbreak In The Vineyards At Jordan Winery

Jordan Winery Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses grapevine budbreak during the 2013 spring growing season. Budbreak first occurred on March 5 among our Chardonnay vineyards. Greg discusses the importance of keeping budbreak uniform throughout the growing... - 113.155

Unveiling Jordan 1976 Cabernet Sauvignon: Mrs. Jordan Tells The Story Behind Jordan's Wine Debut

Mrs. Jordan tells the story behind the release of the inaugural 1976 vintage back in 1980, the vision for marketing Jordan through hospitality and the ongoing construction of the winery during the official wine launch. - 100.111

2011 Jordan Chardonnay Video Tasting Note By Winemaker Rob Davis Of Jordan Winery

Rob Davis, winemaker at Jordan Winery, offers a video tasting note for 2011 Jordan Chardonnay, Russian River Valley. A vintage that wanted anything but to be tamed, 2011showcases Rob's deft skill at crafting elegant Chardonnays to rival France's finest. A... - 113.467

2009 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Video Tasting Note By Winemaker Rob Davis Of Jordan Winery

Rob Davis, winemaker at Jordan Winery, offers a video tasting note for 2009 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley--a wine that combines an exceptional vintage growing season with Jordan's enhanced fruit sourcing and elegant, food-friendly, silky style. - 112.329

Grapevine Pruning: Winter In Wine Country

In this educational video, fifth-generation Alexander Valley farmer Bret Munselle, one of Jordan Winery's key growers, discusses vineyard pruning during the winter and the challenges that arise. Bret discusses different approaches to pruning and what he's... - 113.315

Meet Jordan Winery's Director Of Wine Greg Miller

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses his journey from a competitive snowboarder and marathon runner, to a viticulture student at UC Davis, to becoming the Director of Wine at Jordan. Greg discusses the disconnect between the science of winemaking and the... - 106.271

When To Drink: 2001 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting Note

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the evolution of 2001 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County. This virtual tasting note should help customers determine when to drink this Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon vintage; Miller discusses how the growing season... - 113.844

When To Drink: 2002 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting Note

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the evolution of 2002 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley. This virtual tasting note should help customers determine when to drink this Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon vintage; Miller discusses how the growing season... - 113.866

When To Drink: 2000 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting Note

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the evolution of 2000 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County. This virtual tasting note should help customers determine when to drink this Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon vintage; Miller discusses how the growing season... - 113.716

When To Drink: 2004 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting Note

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the evolution of 2004 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley. This tasting note should help customers determine when to drink this particular vintage of Jordan Cabernet. Miller discusses vintage history, as well as... - 105.17

When To Drink: 2003 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting Note

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the evolution of 2003 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley. This virtual tasting note should help customers determine when to drink this Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon vintage; Miller discusses how the growing season... - 113.756

When To Drink: 2006 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting Note

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the evolution of 2006 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley. This virtual tasting note should help customers determine when to drink this Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon vintage; Miller discusses how the growing season... - 114.007

When To Drink: 2007 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting Note

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the evolution of 2007 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley. This virtual tasting note should help customers determine when to drink this Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon vintage; Miller discusses how the growing season... - 113.703

When To Drink: 2005 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting Note

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the evolution of 2005 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley. This virtual tasting note should help customers determine when to drink this Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon vintage; Miller discusses how the growing season... - 113.809

When To Drink: 1999 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Tasting Note

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the evolution of 1999 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma County. This virtual tasting note should help customers determine when to drink this Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon vintage; Miller discusses how the growing season... - 113.716

Video Tasting Note: 2011 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Executive Chef Todd Knoll of Jordan Winery discusses the making of 2011 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil, as well as the vintage growing season, the award-winning, artisanal oil's flavors, texture and myriad uses in the kitchen. - 112.353

2012 Olive Harvest Report With Greg Miller, Jordan Winery, Sonoma County, California

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the 2012 California olive harvest at Jordan Winery. Harvest 2012 started November 13 with Spanish Arbequina olives. Over the next couple of weeks, Jordan Winery will be harvesting Italian Pendolino, Leccino and Frantoio... - 113.539

Jordan Winery Grape Harvest Report Update - 2012 Vintage

Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses the 2012 vintage grape harvest at Jordan Winery, which makes Russian River Valley Chardonnay and Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon in Sonoma County, California. 2012 may go down in history as one of the most phenomenal... - 114.597

Grape Sampling In The Vineyard: Sugar Testing To Determine Harvest Date At Jordan Winery

Perhaps the biggest make-or-break decision by a winemaker is when to harvest. Director of Wine Greg Miller discusses in this video how grape sampling and sugar testing is done to determine when to harvest grapes at Jordan Winery. - 112.566

2012 Alexander Valley Grape Harvest Report From Bret Munselle

Bret Munselle, president of the Alexander Valley Winegrowers and one of the top grape growers in the region, offers a 2012 harvest report update while picking Merlot grapes for Jordan Winery. - 99.6387

Meet Jordan Winery's Winemaker Rob Davis

Rob Davis talks about his college days at UC Davis and joining Jordan Winery as a harvest intern for the inaugural 1976 vintage of Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon. He has made every vintage of Jordan wines and celebrates his 37th harvest as winemaker in 2012. - 100.653

Jordan Winery's First Merlot Grapes Of The 2012 Harvest

Greg Miller discusses the first Merlot grapes of the 2012 harvest season. - 94.5043

2009 Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil Blending Process (the Journey Blog 2.26.10)

Executive Chef Todd Knoll and artisanal olive oil consultant Kevin Rogers conduct blending trials to create the master blend for Jordan 2009 Extra Virgin Olive Oil. In this video, they discuss olive oil making, the blending process and sensory analysis of... - 104.679

New Wine Release Trailer: Jordan 2008 Chardonnay And 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaker Rob Davis, who has crafted every vintage of Jordan since 1976, cannot recall a spring wine release as exciting and significant as 2010. Our 2008 Chardonnay and 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon represent a new era of winemaking excellence under the guidance... - 113.457

New Chardonnay Pairings Inspired By Our Garden And Spring (the Journey Blog 3.19.10)

Guests who visit the Jordan estate to experience our tours and tastings enjoy little tastes from our kitchen, prepared Executive Chef Todd Knoll and Sous Chef Manuel Reyes to complement two vintages of Jordan Chardonnay. New seasonal pairings, which debuted... - 101.172

How Grapevines Bloom And Fruit Develops: Flowering Plants At Jordan Vineyard And Winery

Vineyard Manager Dana Grande discusses the exciting springtime occurrence of flowering (bloom) in the vineyards, leading quickly to fruit set. Curious about this vital part of growing seasons where grapes begin to form? - 99.839

California Cabernet Society Barrel Tasting

Executive Director Claudia Chittim discusses the evolution of the California Cabernet Society and its annual spring Barrel Tasting, which is now held each spring in San Francisco. - 103.411

John Jordan: Making Wines For Food, Not Scores (a Long Pour)

John Jordan of Jordan Vineyard & Winery discusses his food-focused winemaking philosophy, wine ratings and stylistic trends. - 90.7956

Winemaker Tasting Note: 2002 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon In Magnum

Winemaker Rob Davis confesses his affinity for magnum-sized bottles and describes the current evolution of Jordan 2002 Cabernet Sauvignon in magnum. This vintage is tasting wonderfully now yet still holds its cellar potential. - 112.043

Chardonnay Batonnage: Old World Winemaking By Hand Stirring

Winemaker Rob Davis discusses the old world winemaking technique of batonnage, or hand stirring of the lees, which occurs in winter when Jordan Chardonnay ages in French oak. Learn how this technique offers individual flare of each cellar worker who helps to... - 113.101

Viewers Choice #1: The People Behind Jordan Wines (assistant Winemaker Maggie Kruse)

As part of our first Viewers Choice Video Contest, Greg from NYC asked for a video about the people behind Jordan wines. This is the first video in a series. - 99.9457

Entertaining At Home: Edible Table Centerpiece Recipe Using Vegetables And Bento Boxes

Hospitality and Events Director Nitsa Knoll offers simple, summer entertaining ideas with edible table décor as a first course. Using Japanese bento boxes and fresh-cut vegetables, Nitsa shows how to prepare a centerpiece the night before and spend more time... - 112.75

Fall Dessert Ideas: New Twists On Classic Pumpkin Recipes

Jordan's baker extraordinaire Cristina Valencia shares some new twists on classic pumpkin desserts. Cristina teaches you how to create a memorable, elegant dessert with all the traditional fall flavors. Learn how you can prepare your dinner party desserts the... - 112.922

Reinventing Apple Pie: Dessert Plating Ideas For Holiday Dinner Parties

Cristina Valencia, Jordan Winery's baker extraordinaire, teaches you how to make individual pies and strudels for festive holiday dessert presentation. These simple desserts can be made the night before and make guests feel extra special at the Thanksgiving... - 112.72

Biography: Meet Jordan Winery's Ceo John Jordan

Second-generation vintner John Jordan always knew he would continue his parents legacy at Jordan Vineyard & Winery but never exactly knew when or how. Learn about John's early childhood growing up in Healdsburg and his professional background before becoming... - 107.038

Video Tasting Notes: 2010 Jordan Chardonnay Russian River Valley

Winemaker Rob Davis discusses the 2010 Chardonnay Russian River Valley which is set for release May 1, 2012. View the tasting note at http://www.jordanwinery.com/wines/chardonnay/vintages/2010. Cool temperatures and foggy mornings lingered throughout the... - 117.264

Video Tasting Notes: 2008 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

Winemaker Rob Davis describes the 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley which releases on May 1, 2012. To make a wine of greatness, the vintner must accept losses in both grapes and wine due to strict quality standards similar to the very best crus in... - 117.021

How To Make Dry Rubs, Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder Recipe

In this cooking demonstration, Jordan Winery Executive Chef Todd Knoll offers tips and instructions for how to make a dry rubbed, slow roasted pork shoulder moist and flavorful with the perfect bark. Advice for meat preparation, dry rub base ingredients,... - 113.393

Jordan Winery's Road To Energy Efficiency: American Made Solar Array Powers California Winemaking

Jordan Winery installs American-made solar array as finale to six-year energy efficiency program. Our CO2 offset from solar reaches equivalent of planting 500 trees in just 12 days: a Sonoma Green Business where energy efficiency comes first in sustainability. - 100.27

Learning How To Taste Wine With Winemaker André Tchelistcheff

Immediately after graduating from UC-Davis in 1976, Winemaker Rob Davis accepted a winemaking position at Jordan Winery, excited about the opportunity to apprentice under a California winemaking legend hired by the Jordan family as consulting enologist:... - 114.411

Jordan Winery: Petit Verdot Vineyard Grape Thinning Winemaking Experiment

Jordan Winery Ranch Manager Brent Young discusses and demonstrates a recent viticulture experiment in which the wings of Petit Verdot grape clusters were removed after the grapevines flowered and the berries began to form (fruit set). The wings of the grapes... - 116.305

Real Winemakers Read Wine Spectator Reviews #2 (real Actors Read Yelp Reviews Tribute)

Inspired by the "Real Actors Read Yelp Reviews" viral video series, Jordan Winery created "Real Winemakers Read Wine Spectator Reviews" -- a series featuring vintners reading their favorite reviews from Wine Spectator's What We're Drinking Now columns. In... - 115.645

Real Winemakers Read Wine Spectator Reviews #3 (real Actors Read Yelp Reviews Tribute)

In this video, Daryl Groom of Colby Red channels Executive Editor Thomas Matthews in "Tony's Mystery Decanter." - 106.896

Real Winemakers Read Wine Spectator Reviews #1 (real Actors Read Yelp Reviews Tribute)

Inspired by the "Real Actors Read Yelp Reviews" viral video series, Jordan Winery staff created "Real Winemakers Read Wine Spectator Reviews" -- a series featuring vintners reading their favorite reviews from Wine Spectator's What We're Drinking Now columns.... - 114.48

Maggie Kruse Discusses The 2003 Jordan Cabernet

Now at full maturity, Jordan 2003 Cabernet Sauvignon boasts luscious, black cherry fruit with the French and American oak knitted harmoniously into a soft, velvety texture. Our chef's Hoisin Glazed Pork Shoulder highlights the exotic spice notes in this wine.... - 115.496

New Release Trailer (one-minute Version): Jordan 2008 Chardonnay And 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon

Winemaker Rob Davis, who has crafted every vintage of Jordan since 1976, cannot recall a spring wine release as exciting and significant as 2010. Our 2008 Chardonnay and 2006 Cabernet Sauvignon represent a new era of winemaking excellence under the guidance... - 113.149

Eco-friendly Reusable Wine Totes Complement Green Business Practices (the Journey Blog 3.09.10)

Guest Services Manager Sean Brosnihan announces Jordan Vineyard & Winery's reusable wine totes program, furthering the winery's commitment to green business practices. - 99.3979

The Importance Of New And Used Barrels (the Journey Blog 3.12.10)

Cellarmaster Patrick Fallon discusses the importance of new and used barrels in Jordan winemaking. - 110.684

Alexander Valley Winegrowers Annual Barrel Tasting (the Journey Blog 3.16.10)

Vineyard Manager Dana Grande, a board member of the Alexander Valley Winegrowers, talks about the association, as well as its annual barrel tasting and pruning awards ceremony, which was held March 3. - 104.129

Pruning Olive Trees And Reusing Cuttings (the Journey Blog 3.31.10)

Vineyard Manager Dana Grande discusses the olive tree pruning process at Jordan and how we reuse our wood cuttings. After the vineyard team finishes pruning grapevines in each March, we move onto pruning 18 acres of olive trees planted on hillsides near... - 112.996

2001 Magnum Bottle Signing

A vintage of personal significance to John Jordan, 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon was our current release when John became CEO in 2005. Watch this video as John discusses his feelings about our 2001 Cabernet Sauvignon and the tradition of bottle signing. - 100.599

Visiting Jordan - New Cheese Pairings With Our Cabernet Sauvignon

Guests who visit the Jordan estate to experience our tours and tastings sample two vintages of Cabernet Sauvignon paired with artisanal cheeses selected by Executive Chef Todd Knoll. Chef Knoll's newest cheeses featured in our seated tastings are highlighted... - 104.854

Spring In The Garden: An Update From Executive Chef Todd Knoll (the Journey Blog 4.9.10)

Executive Chef Todd Knoll of Jordan Vineyard & Winery discusses the bounty found in our organic gardens this spring, as well as grafting experiments and the effect recent weather has had on tree bloom and growth of herbs and raspberries. - 112.69

Chardonnay Cooperage Trial Tastings (the Journey Blog 4.14.10)

Assistant Winemaker Ronald Du Preez discusses our annual cooperage trial tastings, held each March for Chardonnay and December for Cabernet Sauvignon, so the winemaking team can assess the quality of each barrel cooperage and ensure its style still meets our... - 112.726

Vineyard Budbreak On The Jordan Estate (the Journey Blog 4.19.10)

Viticulturist Brent Young discusses budbreak: which occurred in late March in the Alexander Valley and signifies the start of our vineyards' growing season. Protecting the grapevine buds from frost and recent weather conditions are also highlighted. - 112.351

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Recipe Contest Winner (the Journey Blog 4.21.10)

Executive Chef Todd Knoll announces the winner of our first recipe contest, inspired by Jordan Extra Virgin Olive Oil. - 107.033

Bounty Hunter Pre-release Offering: 2008 Jordan Chardonnay

John Jordan visits the Bounty Hunter Wine Bar to talk with Bounty Hunter's Rhett Gadke about its exclusive pre-release offering of Jordan 2008 Chardonnay, which made its Bounty Hunter debut in the 2010 spring catalog. - 112.412

A Mother's Day Gift Idea With Thought And Longevity (the Journey Blog 4.29.10)

To offer inspiration for Mother's Day gift ideas, Executive Chef Todd Knoll and Nitsa Knoll discuss their tradition of collecting sea salt during annual vacations. - 112.004

2009 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil Debuts (the Journey Blog 5.4.10)

Executive Chef Todd Knoll discusses the 2009 Jordan Estate Extra Virgin Olive Oil from tree to release on May 1, 2010. - 111.378

Wine Storytelling: How The Jordans Discovered And Purchased The Winery Estate

Jordan co-founder Sally Jordan tells the story of how they discovered and purchased the winery estate from another family fond of fishing. A tale of perseverance in purchasing their dream piece of real estate property. - 112.294

Virtual Wine Tasting With Winemaker Rob Davis: 2008 Jordan Chardonnay

A virtual wine tasting of 2008 Jordan Chardonnay with Winemaker Rob Davis, where he discusses the evolution of Jordan Chardonnay and his winemaking practices while assessing the color, aroma, palate, finish and food pairings. - 112.578

Virtual Wine Tasting With Winemaker Rob Davis: 2006 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon

A virtual wine tasting of 2006 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon with Winemaker Rob Davis, where he discusses the recent evolution of Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon in terms of fruit sourcing, Bordeaux blend grape varieties and bottle aging. - 112.036

Wine Video Tasting Note: 2008 Jordan Chardonnay Russian River Valley

Winemaker Rob Davis discusses his latest wine release: the 2008 Jordan Russian River Valley Chardonnay. This wine combines an exceptional vintage with the culmination of two decades of research and empirical experience, rewarding us with what we believe is... - 113.166

Winemaker Video Tasting Note: 2006 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

Winemaker Rob Davis discusses his latest wine release: the 2006 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. This wine reflects not only the qualities of an excellent vintage, but also an elevated essence of Cabernet fruit due to strategic vineyard sourcing... - 115.311

Ground Cover Crops In Spring: Sustainable Vineyard Farming Practices (the Journey Blog 5.20.10)

Viticulturist Brent Young discusses one of the key steps of sustainable vineyard farming: growing cover crops. Each winter, Jordan seeds different types of ground cover to different rows according to specific vineyard blocks' needs. - 112.301

Planning The Spring At Jordan Event (the Journey Blog 5.28.10)

Nitsa Knoll discusses how she approached event planning, party theme, decor, flowers, layout, food, wine and music for the annual Spring at Jordan new release event, held May 1, 2010. - 100.379

Spring Vineyard Shoot Thinning (the Journey Blog 6.10.10)

Our vineyard manager discusses the process of suckering (shoot thinning) a grapevine. The number of shoots removed is based on the quantity of fruit the viticulture team wants each grapevine to yield and desired air flow in the canopy to combat disease. - 112.959

How We Make And Apply Compost (the Journey Blog 7.26.10)

Vineyard Manager Dana Grande discusses making our own compost for Jordan's sustainably farmed vineyards. Composting promotes grapevine health. Healthy vines produce great quality fruit for winemaking. - 107.546

Veraison Thinning: Removing Grape Clusters After Color Change (the Journey Blog 8.24.10)

Assistant Winemaker Ronald Du Preez discusses the importance of veraison thinning: dropping unevenly ripened grape clusters to the ground. Veraison, the color change in grapes, began in early August, a week behind schedule. With our cool summer temperatures,... - 99.1359

Wine Storytelling: Courting Winemaker Andre Tchelistcheff

Jordan Vineyard & Winery co-founder Sally Jordan shares the story of how Andre Tchelistcheff became consulting winemaker and how his legacy lives on today in Jordan Winemaker Rob Davis, who has crafted every vintage of Jordan since the inaugural 1976 and was... - 113.735

Harvest 2010: Beginning Our 35th Vintage (september 17, 2010)

Jordan Vineyard & Winery began its 35th harvest of wine grapes with Russian River Valley Chardonnay on Friday, September 17, 2010. This year also marks Winemaker Rob Davis's 35th vintage, who has made every vintage of Jordan since the inaugural 1976. - 80.5086

Soil Mapping Vineyard Technology: Winery Precision Farming

Our soil mapping study of Jordan estate vineyard blocks uses the latest research and technology. Rows are now micro-farmed by soil type, texture and water-holding capacity. Irrigation, cover crops, thinning and other farming practices change within a single... - 113.118

Halloween Theme Party Ideas: Flowers, Decorations, Tips

Jordan's Nitsa Knoll demonstrates how to create dramatic and glamorous flower arrangements for a Halloween theme party. - 111.119

Halloween Party Menu Ideas: Appetizer & Cocktail Ideas

Executive Chef Todd Knoll demonstrates how to create his new Halloween party menu items: an elegant roasted beet and caviar hors d'oeuvre and a seasonal artisan cocktail inspired by the Jordan garden. - 108.729

Harvest 2010: Harvesting Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes At Sunrise

Winemaker Rob Davis sources grapes from top local growers to blend with the finest lots of Jordan estate grapes to create our Cabernet Sauvignon. Here, fifth-generation Alexander Valley grape grower Bret Munselle of Munselle Vineyards harvests a hillside... - 84.9066

A Winemaker's Palate: How Rob Davis Tastes Vineyard Nuances In The Fruit From Munselle Vineyards

Bret Munselle, fifth-generation Alexander Valley grape grower, recounts the first time he delivered fruit to Winemaker Rob Davis and was impressed by Rob's ability to taste differences in soil and viticulture practices when sampling lots of grapes from a... - 105.237

Quality Control Viticulture: Sorting Wine Grapes In The Vineyard At Harvest

At Munselle Vineyards, fifth-generation Alexander Valley grape grower Bret Munselle places all fruit on a sorting table and removes leafs and unwanted berries before leaving the vineyard. This ensures that only the highest quality fruit is delivered to winery... - 105.494

Winemaker's Growing Season And Harvest Report: 2010 Vintage, Alexander Valley

Winemaker Rob Davis's 2010 vintage growing season and harvest report for Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Petit Verdot. The window of opportunity for greatness existed for classic, balanced wines. - 112.418

Storytelling: How The Jordan Wine Label Was Created

Sally Jordan tells the story of how the Jordan wine label was envisioned and created, from inspiration and graphic designer to specialized engraver and printer. Discover which government documents you own share the same printing press as the Jordan label. - 108.848

2011 Direct To Consumer Wine Symposium Session Spotlight: Video Storytelling

Communications Director Lisa Mattson discusses Jordan Winery's approach to video storytelling. Mattson is amongst a panel of industry leaders speaking at the 2011 Direct to Consumer Wine Symposium. - 107.761

Tasting Newborn Wines During Harvest: From Crushpad To Tank

Assistant Winemaker Maggie Kruse discusses the importance of tasting the grapes and juice throughout the entire winemaking process. Grapes are first tasted during vineyard sampling and once harvested, only the highest quality fruit goes into tank and is... - 113.234

Comedian Ben Morrison Interviews John Jordan During Charity Wine Dinner

Comedian Ben Morrison interviews John Jordan at the Mutineer Magazine Blue Carpet Dinner for Water Relief at Jordan Winery benefiting A Child's Right. - 91.3772

Man V. Food Nation Challenge: Taqueria El Sombrero, Healdsburg, Ca

My name is John Duckett, and this is my Man v. Food Nation Challenge Casting Call Entry. I call Sonoma wine country home, and while this area is full of world-class restaurants and wineries, you'll always find the locals eating at authentic taquerias. There... - 117.657

Video Tasting Notes: 2007 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley

Winemaker Rob Davis describes 2007 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley, which releases May 1, 2011. Combining a phenomenal vintage with our continued commitment to enhanced fruit sourcing and extended bottle age, our 2007 Cabernet Sauvignon is a... - 113.317

Winemaking: Making Barrels For Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Aging (a Cooperage Demonstration In Action)

Cellarmaster Patrick Fallon discusses making oak wine barrels with a hands-on demonstration by Nadalie Cooperage. Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon is aged in different French and American oak barrels. Learn how to make a barrel by watching the craftsmen coopers, or... - 112.899

Montage Video: Capturing One Year Of Wine Country Life At Jordan Vineyard & Winery

If you haven't had the opportunity to visit us at Jordan Estate recently, we thought we'd bring the winery and vineyards to you. This montage video captures the seasons and scenes of Jordan Vineyard & Winery over the course of one year. We hope you enjoy... - 86.4696

Easter Dinner Table: Modern Floral With Eggs, Grass, Flowers

Jordan's Nitsa Knoll offers a spring Easter dinner table floral arrangement design idea incorporating grass, eggs, a Bonsai tree pot and flowers. Also makes for a modern table centerpiece this spring and summer. - 111.78

Montage Video Of Jordan Vineyard & Winery Designed For Ipad Wine List

Capturing the beauty and hands-on craftsmanship of Jordan Vineyard & Winery in Sonoma County wine country. A 90-second video montage created exclusively for restaurants using iPad wine lists. - 83.6337

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