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2015 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Aged 100% French Oak Barrels

Jordan Ditches American Oak

Robb Report

Sara Schneider explores Jordan Vineyard & Winery’s complete evolution to tonnellerie Francaise with its 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon.
Wine and Spirits 2019 Restaurant Poll Jordan Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay April 2019

Thirty Years at the Top

Wine & Spirits

Wine & Spirits magazine’s annual Restaurant Poll names Jordan the no. 2 overall wine brand, the no. 3 Cabernet Sauvignon and the no. 9 Chardonnay on U.S. wine lists.
Jordan Winery named Best Vineyard Experience in the 2018 American Airlines’ Celebrated Living Magazine Platinum List Awards

Best Vineyard Experiences

American Airlines’ Celebrated Living

Jordan Winery is named Best Vineyard Experience for the second year in a row in the 2018 American Airlines’ Celebrated Living Magazine Platinum List Awards.

Paper City Magazine

This Young Winemaker Learned From a Beer Brewing Dad — and Discovered Grapes Rule

James Brock interviews Winemaker Maggie Kruse about her favorite wines, the one bottle she would add to her personal collection and more.

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July 16, 2019

Press Release

Jordan Winery Announces Changes to Winemaking Staff

Rob Davis, who has worked at Jordan since the inaugural 1976 harvest and is considered the longest-tenured winemaker in Sonoma County, is transitioning into the newly created role of winegrower at Jordan, effective July 1, 2019. He has turned over lead winemaking and management responsibilities to Maggie Kruse, who has worked alongside Davis for the last 13 harvests.

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July 15, 2019

Wine Enthusiast

Are There Benefits to American Oak Over French?

Jordan Winemaker Rob Davis provides insight into his preference for aging Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon in French oak barrels.

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July 2019

Robb Report

Jordan Ditches American Oak

Sara Schneider explores Jordan Vineyard & Winery’s complete evolution to tonnellerie Francaise with its 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon.

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July 05, 2019

Decanter

Top Healdsburg wineries to visit

Jess Lander highlights eight great wineries to visit in Sonoma County’s Healdsburg, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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June 26, 2019

7x7

10 Alfresco Dinner Parties in Wine Country This Summer

Jess Lander includes Jordan Winery’s Bounty of Sonoma County dinner event in her list of 10 fabulous outdoor parties.

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June 12, 2019

Forbes

The Best Wines For A Date Night At Home

Katie Kelly Bell suggests enjoying a bottle of 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon during your next date night at home.

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June 11, 2019

Press Release

Jordan Winery Debuts Estate Garden Plates

Custom tableware from Napa Valley’s NBC Pottery made with Jordan Estate Clay is now available.

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June 03, 2019

Wine-Searcher

The World’s Most Wanted US Wines

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon is one of the Top 10 Most Searched Wines in America on Wine-Searcher.

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May 14, 2019

California Homes

Modern Master

The redesigned Jordan Winery dining room by San Francisco-based interior designer Geoffrey De Sousa is featured in the May/June issue’s Design Profile.

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May 2019

Wine Enthusiast

Five Reasons Why Cabernet Sauvignon Loves French Oak

Learn why Cabernet Sauvignon loves French oak barrels and how these vessels influence this fine red wine’s taste.

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May 2019

Wine Oh TV

Sonoma County Winery Stays Trendy By Not Chasing Trends

Monique Soltani interviews CEO John Jordan about how focusing on three things for four decades has helped Jordan Vineyard & Winery become one of the most adored wine brands in the world.

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May 2019

Press Release

TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Jordan Vineyard & Winery qualifies for TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame two years in a row with its seventh consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award.

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May 2019

The Wall Street Journal

The Smart Traveler’s Guide to Sonoma Wine Country

Lettie Teague includes Jordan Vineyard & Winery in her list of “don’t-miss destinations” for Sonoma Wine Country.

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April 26, 2019

Wine & Spirits

Thirty Years at the Top

Wine & Spirits magazine’s annual Restaurant Poll names Jordan the no. 2 overall wine brand, the no. 3 Cabernet Sauvignon and the no. 9 Chardonnay on U.S. wine lists.

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April 2019

Press Release

First Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Aged Entirely in French Oak Debuts

Jordan announces the national release of its 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon--the winery's first vintage aged entirely in French oak barrels.

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April 15, 2019

Montage Magazine

The Jewel of Sonoma

Justine Amodeo includes Jordan Vineyard & Winery in her focus on Healdsburg and why this town should be the wine country destination on every foodie and oenophile’s must list.

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April 2019

SOMM Journal

French Kiss

Cliff Rames explores why Jordan Vineyard & Winery made the shift to 100% French Oak with its 2015 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon.

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April 2019

7x7

Jordan Winery’s posh chateau life redefines the ubiquitous wine club

Shoshi Parks invites readers to partake in the Jordan Estate Rewards Program with culinary creations and decadent stays.

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April 05, 2019

Wine Spectator

Jordan Winery’s “Air Jordan” Cabernet Shoe April Fool’s Prank Gets Out of … Foot

The Unfiltered section of Wine Spectator interviews CEO John Jordan about Jordan Vineyard & Winery’s “Air Jordan” Cabernet Shoe.

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April 04, 2019

Food & Wine

April Fools’ Day 2019: All the Food Pranks We’ve Seen So Far

Bridget Hallinan shares her favorite Aprils Fools’ Day pranks, including the Cabernet Air Jordans.

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April 01, 2019

Haute Living

Jordan Winery Debuts Gorgeous Geoffrey De Sousa Designed Dining Room

Katie Sweeney features Jordan Vineyard & Winery’s new dining room designed by San Francisco-based Geoffrey De Sousa; the interior guru’s first project at a winery.

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March 26, 2019

North Bay Bohemian

Jordan Cabernet Wins Best of 2019 Award

Readers of the North Bay Bohemian awarded Jordan Cabernet as the Best Cabernet in The Best of Awards for 2019.

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March 2019

Press Release

Jordan Winery Unveils New Dining Room by Geoffrey De Sousa

Jordan Vineyard & Winery announces the completion of its redesigned dining room by Geoffrey De Sousa of San Francisco, one of the top interior design firms on the West Coast.

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March 19, 2019

The Wall Street Journal

The LeBron Factor: Who Drives Wine Trends Today

Lettie Teague explores how social media influencers and crowdsource ratings affect wine drinker decisions, including the impact from LeBron James posting a bottle of 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon on Instagram.

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March 2019

Conde Nast Traveler

California Wine Country Is Jumping on the Loyalty Program Bandwagon

Paul Rubio includes the Jordan Estate Rewards Program on his list of California wine country loyalty programs.

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March 11, 2019

Creators.com

Pauillac in California

Robert Whitley notes that “Jordan has evolved over the past 40 years and is better than ever today.”

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March 05, 2019

WineCountry.com

The 10 Most Beautiful Wineries in Sonoma County

Hana-Lee Sedgwick includes Jordan Vineyard & Winery for the culinary delights in her list of the 10 Most Beautiful Wineries in Sonoma County.

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February 27, 2019

Food & Wine

100 Hours in Sonoma: Everything to Eat, Drink and Do in California Wine Country

Brian Freedman shares his favorite places in Sonoma County to stay and dine, including Jordan Winery.

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February 22, 2019

Where Traveler

Take a Walk: Exploring Wine Country on Foot

Laurie Jo Miller Farr suggests spending some time outdoors on one of Jordan Winery’s Vineyard Hikes.

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February 2019

San Francisco Chronicle

6 wineries to visit for Alexander Valley Cabernet

Virgine Boone notes that “a trip to Alexander Valley would be incomplete without a stop at Jordan Winery.”

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February 2019

Sonoma Magazine

The Most Romantic Wineries in Sonoma County

Sarah Stierch includes Jordan Vineyard & Winery on her list of most romantic wineries for the one-of-a-kind setting and tasting experience.

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February 2019

Decanter

Highly Recommended California Cabernets from 2010 Vintage

Out of 45 wines tasted, the 2010 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon stood out as Highly Recommended.

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February 2019

Press Release

Jordan Winery Announces 2019 Events Calendar

Jordan Vineyard & Winery announces its 2019 schedule of events. Highlights include a new cabernet-focused tasting experience at its new vineyard, a prix fixe dinner in its newly remodeled dining room, a special tasting for a historic vintage release, gourmet picnic lunches and a Bastille Day brunch celebration.

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January 2019

Town & Country

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon is the Perfect Valentine’s Day Wine

Regarding the 2013 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon: “Bewitching complexity and suede-smooth tannins make this California icon wine a can’t-miss for Valentine’s Day,” Robinson says. “It’s got both dark and red fruits, truffly spice, and subtle elegance.”

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December 31, 2018

Robb Report

7 Can’t-Miss Sparkling Wines to Celebrate the Holidays

Sara Schneider recommends the Jordan Cuvée by Champagne AR Lenoble, as well as an engraved Champagne saber and Jordan Chef’s Reserve Caviar by Tsar Nicoulai to go along with it.

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December 24, 2018

CANVAS Magazine

Taste: Jordan Vineyard & Winery

Justin Koury highlights Jordan Vineyard & Winery for CANVAS’ first taste spotlight due to the vast variety of culinary delights.

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December 2018

The Press Democrat

The vine whisperers in Sonoma County and beyond

Jordan winemaker Rob Davis takes back roads to places he has never seen searching for additional sources of quality fruit.

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December 18, 2018

Forbes

Why Magnum Wine Bottles Are Perfect For The Holidays

Courtney Schiessl includes the 2012 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 1.5L on her list of seven magnum bottles to try over the holidays.

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December 12, 2018

Wine & Spirits

Year’s Best Cabernets

Wine & Spirits includes 2012 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 1.5L and 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 750mL in their list of the Year’s Best US Cabernets.

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December 2018

Sonoma Magazine

Top 100 Wines of 2018

2015 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is included in Sonoma Magazine’s Top 100 Wines of 2018 for Sonoma County.

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December 01, 2018

Food & Wine

The Perfect Wine Gift: Try Birth Year Bottling

Ray Isle suggests the 1998 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon as a gift for people in their 20s.

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November 19, 2018

Decanter

Top 40 California Cabernets

Decanter highly recommends the upcoming release of 2015 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon and Linda Murphy notes that it is “more Bordeaux-like than almost any wine in California.”

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November 2018

The SOMM Journal

Game of Wines: SommCon Showdown

In this blind tasting of 2003 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon, the majority of the Game of Wines participants identified the wine as a Bordeaux.

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November 2018

The SOMM Journal

Meet the Sleepers

Select sommeliers and wine buyers took part in a blind tasting of “off-vintages” for Jordan Winery and Château Ducru Beaucaillou. The Jordan Cabernet vintages included 1998, 2002, 2004, 2008 and 2011 vintages—and all impressed the panel.

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November 2018

Wine & Spirits

Jordan Cabernet Receives Exceptional Praise

New releases 2012 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 1.5L and 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 750mL receive exceptional praise from Wine & Spirits’ Joshua Greene.

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October 2018

Sonoma Magazine

Beauty and The Leaf: 10 Favorite Sonoma and Napa Spots for Fans of Fall

Shana Bull highlights her favorite fall vineyard views, including Jordan Winery’s iconic Boston Ivy turning shades of orange, yellow and red.

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October 2018

Dallas News

Pair wine with exercise in Sonoma County vineyards

Katherine Rodeghier suggests partaking in one of Jordan Winery’s scheduled vineyard hikes during your next visit to Healdsburg.

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October 16, 2018

Houston Lifestyles & Homes

Jordan Cabernet Wins Against Margaux

Denman Moody notes that the 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvingon was “Tasted blind with a $100 classified Margaux from the great 2010 vintage. The Jordan won hands down.”

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October 2018

Check, Please! Bay Area

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon on KQED

Leslie Sbrocco touts the 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon as one of her favorite wines she has tasted all year.

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October 04, 2018

California Homes

A Delectable Destination

Kathy Bryant highlights women winemakers around the Healdsburg area, including Jordan Associate Winemaker Maggie Kruse.

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October 2018

Napa Sonoma Magazine

New Sips

Laura Levy Shatkin highlights 2016 Jordan Russian River Valley Chardonnay for its crisp fruit and vibrant acidity.

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September 2018

American Airlines’ Celebrated Living

Best Vineyard Experiences

Jordan Winery is named Best Vineyard Experience for the second year in a row in the 2018 American Airlines’ Celebrated Living Magazine Platinum List Awards.

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September 01, 2018

The New York Times

A Teetotaler’s Guide to Sonoma County

Shivani Vora includes Jordan Winery’s vineyard hikes in her guide for non-wine activities.

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August 22, 2018

Food Network

When Did You Get Into Wine?

A new survey pinpoints the precise age most Americans experience a “wine awakening.”

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August 2018

Today Show

Save or splurge: 8 great red, white, rosé and sparkling wines for any budget

Leslie Sbrocco highlights the 2016 Jordan Chardonnay as a splurge and notes “This Chardonnay is crisp yet smooth with a kiss of spicy oak.”

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August 16, 2018

Sunset Magazine

2018 Travel Awards Finalist

Jordan Vineyard & Winery receives “runner-up” in the Food & Wine category for Sunset Magazine’s 2018 Travel Awards.

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August 2018

The Tasting Panel

Anthony Dias Blue’s Reviews

“Another winner in a long line from this acclaimed winery.” — Anthony Dias Blue’s review of 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon

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August 2018

Tim & Rinny

World-Famous Triathletes Visit Jordan Winery

Jordan Winemaker Rob Davis hosts world-famous triathletes, Tim O'Donnell and Rinny Carfrae, at the estate after all completed the Ironman 70.3 Santa Rosa race.

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August 02, 2018

Global Traveler

Jordan Cabernet Named One of Best North American Red Wines

2014 Jordan Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon was named one of the best North American red wines at Global Traveler’s 15th annual Wines on the Wing Airline Wine Competition

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August 2018

Wine & Spirits

Silken Cabernet

Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignons are featured as breakthrough wines by Joshua Greene, including an extensive interview with Jordan Winemaker, Rob Davis.

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July 2018

USA Today

Americans have a ‘wine awakening’ at this age

USA Today covers Jordan Winery’s research of 2,000 Americans’ “wine awakening.”

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July 27, 2018

IntoWine

Rob Davis Named One of Top 100 Influential People in the U.S. Wine Industry

Jordan Winemaker Rob Davis comes in at #86 on Michael Cervin’s “Top 100 Most Influential People in the U.S. Wine Industry” for 2018.

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July 24, 2018

Vogue

A Tiny Town Neighboring Napa Is the Next California Culinary Destination

Healdsburg is a tiny town with creative culinary energy according to Ariel Okin, featuring local restaurants and activities like Jordan Winery’s vineyard hikes.

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July 05, 2018

Forbes

Wines Of The Week: American Icons For Independence Day

The 2015 Jordan Chardonnay is Brian Freedman’s white wine of the week.

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June 29, 2018

Card Rates

Experience French-Inspired Jordan Winery through Travel Rewards

Ray FitzGerald profiles Jordan Winery and its hospitality experiences, recommending the French-inspired wine producer to travelers looking for luxurious ways to use their travel rewards.

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June 27, 2018

7x7

Wine Country BBQ: 5 Summer Grill Recipes + Pairings From Napa & Sonoma Chefs

Jess Lander features five of Wine Country’s top chefs, including Jordan Winery Executive Chef Todd Knoll, on how to take summer barbecues up a notch.

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June 26, 2018

Press Democrat

Exploring a new chardonnay from Jordan

Writer Dan Berger explains how Jordan Chardonnay has taken a slow, not-always-recognized move toward greatness.

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June 19, 2018

Make It Better

2018 Guide to Napa and Sonoma: The Best Wineries, Restaurants and Hotels

Amber Gibson recommends a combination of old and new favorites for a magical visit to wine country, including Jordan Winery.

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June 11, 2018

Houson House & Home Magazine

Celebrate Summer

Robin Barr Sussman recommends the 2013 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon with the typical Father’s Day grilled beef.

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June 2018

Press Release

TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Jordan Winery qualifies for TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame with sixth consecutive TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award.

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May 23, 2018

Sunset Magazine

2018 Sunset Travel Award Finalists

Jordan’s Vineyard Hikes are a finalist in the Sunset Travel Awards for Food & Wine.

May 2018

The Good Life

The Stylistic Approach Of Jordan Wineries

Guy Bower introduces his listeners to Jordan Vineyard & Winery: the history, winemaking philosophy and wines.

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May 19, 2018

USA Today

Wine Tours of Sonoma & Napa Valley

Laurie Jo Miller Farr recommends adding Jordan’s Estate Tour & Tasting to your Sonoma Wine Country itinerary.

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May 18, 2018

Wine Spectator

Together at Last: Cam and John Jordan Make Perfect Pairing

Wine Spectator’s Unfiltered newsletter highlights the 18-Liter Melchior Reveal Event in New Orleans with vintner John Jordan and New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan, as well as Cameron Jordan’s tasting notes on the 2003 and 2013 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon.

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May 17, 2018

Town & Country

The Best Father’s Day Gifts for Dad

For the wine collector father who seems to have it all: gift him a magnum of 2012 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon.

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May 09, 2018

Columbia Living Magazine

California Wine Country

Katie McElveen encourages visitors to return to California Wine Country after the October wildfires, making stops at her favorite places including Jordan Winery.

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May 08, 2018

Forbes

Seven Reasons Why Mothers Deserve Champagne On Mother’s Day--And Every Day

Katie Kelly Bell recommends sipping on Jordan Cuvée by Champagne AR Lenoble while chatting with friends.

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May 03, 2018

Eater NOLA

The Hottest Special Dinners in New Orleans, May 2018

The Jordan 18-Liter Melchior Bottle Reveal event and wine dinner at Restaurant R’evolution makes Eater NOLA’s list of hottest special dinners in May.

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May 02, 2018

Press Release

John and Cam Jordan Uncork 18 Liter Bottle in New Orleans

Restaurant R’evolution announces a special event featuring a rare 2013 vintage Jordan Melchior 18-liter bottle, hosted by Jordan Vineyard & Winery owner John Jordan and three-time Pro Bowl defensive lineman Cam Jordan of the New Orleans Saints.

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April 24, 2018

DatingAdvice.com

Jordan Vineyard & Winery: An Elegant & Time-Tested Date Venue Where Couples Enjoy Food & Wine Pairings

Amber Brooks suggests one of Jordan Winery’s multiple offerings for your next date, including a tour, tasting, or dinner party.

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April 17, 2018

Charleston Style & Design Magazine

Cabernet, It’s What’s For Dinner

Robert Calvert includes the 2013 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon in his suggestions of star-quality wines that will complement your favorite cut of beef.

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April 2018

Decanter

2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon Highly Recommended

In a 2014 California Cabernet tasting panel, Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon is highly recommended out of a lineup of 174 wines from the vintage.

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April 2018

SevenFiftyDaily

Wine Professionals Discuss Why Natural Corks Get Their Seal of Approval

Jordan Winery Associate Winemaker Maggie Kruse interviews about why natural cork is the best choice for wine closures.

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April 03, 2018

American Airlines’ Celebrated Living Magazine

More Than a Vineyard

Jordan Winery’s Estate Tour & Tasting is included in American Airlines’ Celebrated Living Magazine.

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March 2018

The Voice-Tribune

Jordan Melchior Unveiling and Wine Dinner

View photos from the 18L Melchior Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon unveiling event at Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse in Louisville, KY.

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March 21, 2018

North Bay Bohemian

Jordan Cabernet Wins Best of 2018 Award

Readers of the North Bay Bohemian awarded Jordan Cabernet as the Best Cabernet in The Best of Awards for 2018.

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March 21, 2018

Montage Magazine

Wine Country Redux

Katie McElveen highlights three wineries worth visiting after the wine country fires last year, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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March 2018

Wine & Spirits

Jordan Winery places in Top 10 for Wine Brand, Cabernet and Chardonnay

Wine & Spirits magazine’s annual Restaurant Poll names Jordan amongst the top Cabernet Sauvignons and Chardonnays on U.S. wine lists, and Jordan Winery the no. 4 overall wine brand.

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March 01, 2018

Vie Magazine

An Insider’s Take on Sonoma County

Virginie Boone encourages visitors to explore Sonoma County wine country, including a visit to Jordan Winery for a tour and tasting.

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February 28, 2018

Travel Channel

10 Alternatives to Bucket List Destinations

Meredith Rosenberg highlights 10 worthwhile alternatives for once-in-a-lifetime trips, including a visit to California Wine Country and Jordan Winery instead of Italy’s Wine Country.

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February 28, 2018

Bustle

Meghan Markle’s Favorite Types Of Wine Are A True Testament To Her “Foodie” Nature

Meghan Markle names Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon as a particularly good cabernet sauvignon.

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February 01, 2018

Chicago Tribune

Think football and wine don’t mix? Think again.

Michael Austin highlights Cam Jordan sending a bottle of Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon to Cam Newton and how wine is now a part of every day life.

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January 31, 2018

Town & Country

12 Top Wines for Valentine’s Day

Sam Dangremond suggests Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon to set the mood for a romantic evening.

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January 22, 2018

Press Release

Jordan Chef’s Reserve Caviar Wins Prestigious Culinary Award

Jordan Chef’s Reserve Caviar received its first Good Food Award in 2018—the only caviar honored in the fish category.

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January 22, 2018

San Francisco Chronicle

The 5 best hikes around Healdsburg

David Ferry encourages visitors to hit the trails now, including Jordan’s upcoming Spring Vineyard Hike since “the crowds are gone and you may have whole routes to yourself.”

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January 17, 2018

The Tasting Panel Magazine

Finding Closure

Michelle Ball recaps the SommCon seminar, Finding Closure, which highlighted the positive effects of natural cork on fine wine and included a panel featuring Jordan Winery.

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January 2018

Press Release

Jordan Winery announces 2018 events calendar

A complete list of special events happening at Jordan Winery in 2018, including two new events and afternoon vineyard hikes.

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January 2018

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