January 2, 2017 | by Lisa Mattson

We’re saying goodbye to 2016 and cheers to the new year with Jordan Winery’s Top 10 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016. It’s always fun to return from the holidays to see which wine, food, travel and news posts made the list. Half are more recent blogs, while the balance are long-time favorites just waiting to be knocked from the top of the ladder. Uncork a bottle of wine and get a virtual taste of our best photos, videos and articles of the year. What topics would you like to see covered in 2017? Happy New Year!

Five Winery Patios for Fabulous Food & Wine Pairing

10. Five Winery Patios for Fabulous Food & Wine Pairing

 A round-up of Sonoma wineries with food pairings served on patios all summer long.

9. Sia Cheap Thrills Parody Video

A vinous rendition of Sia’s hit “Cheap Thrills”  featuring original lyrics and performances by the Jordan Winery staff.


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8. Meet Jordan Winery’s New Sales Team

An introduction to the newest members of our our national sales department.



7. How to Make Dry Rub Pork

A video tutorial and recipe for making dry rub pork shoulder at home.


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6. The Healdsburg Cocktail Triangle

Jordan Winery is conveniently (yet mysteriously) situated in the middle of a trifecta of excellent bars.


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5. 10 Tips for the Ultimate Charcuterie Board for Wine Pairing

Serious advice for selecting and serving the best charcuterie with specific wines; includes diagram. 



4. Chardonnay Batonnage: A Winter Tradition

A video with Winemaker Rob Davis describing and demonstrating the art of batonnage.



3. How to Make Chocolate Truffles

An in-depth video tutorial with tips for both dark and milk chocolate and hard and soft ganache truffles.



2. How to Make Flaky Pie Crust

Our video demonstration for making apple pie with a delicious flaky crust.



1. How to Make French Macarons

Our most popular video to date, this tutorial on baking French cookies has more than 815,000 views on YouTube.