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Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon on table with cherries, peppercorns, blackberries and chocolate

Praise for Cabernet

Wine Enthusiast

The 2015 and 2016 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon received high remarks from Wine Enthusiast.
Wine Enthusiast 40 Under 40 Jordan Winemaker Maggie Kruse Pouring from 18L Bottle

40 Under 40 Tastemaker

Wine Enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast’s annual 40 Under 40 Tastemakers series includes Jordan Winemaker Maggie Kruse for 2020.
Wine and Spirits 2020 Restaurant Poll Jordan Winery Cabernet Sauvignon Chardonnay April 2019

No. 1 Brand & Cabernet

Wine & Spirits

Wine & Spirits magazine’s annual Restaurant Poll names Jordan the no. 1 overall wine brand, the no. 1 Cabernet Sauvignon and the no. 9 Chardonnay on U.S. wine lists.

Feedspot

Top 100 Wine Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2020

The Jordan Winery Blog comes in at number seven for the Top 100 Blogs of 2020.

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December 17, 2020

Sonoma Magazine

Jordan Cabernet Named Top 100 Wine

Linda Murphy notes her top 100 wines made in Sonoma County for 2020, including the 2016 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon.

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November 2020

Wine & Spirits

Year’s Best Cabernets

2016 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon and 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon 1.5L both named in Wine & Spirits’ December issue of Year’s Best Cabernets.

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November 10, 2020

Wine Enthusiast

Editors’ Choice

Virginie Boone reviews the 2018 Jordan Chardonnay, noting “...Green apple, pear and crushed rock tones combine effortlessly, boosted by fresh, lasting acidity.”

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November 09, 2020

Travel Awaits

4 Amazing Outdoor Wine Adventures In Sonoma County

Heide Brandes recommends four amazing outdoor wine adventures to try in Sonoma County, including Jordan Winery’s Vineyard Hike and Paris on the Terrace.

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November 01, 2020

Houston Style Magazine

Sonoma County through the glass of Jordan Vineyard & Winery

Reginald Dominique highlights Jordan Vineyard & Winery, as he documents his most recent visit to Healdsburg.

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October 28, 2020

MarCom Awards

Jordan named Platinum Winner for Invitation Design in the 2020 MarCom Awards

Based on the evaluation of the MarCom Awards judges, Jordan Vineyard and Winery receives a Platinum award for the 2020 Halloween at Jordan invitation.

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October 19, 2020

MarCom Awards

Jordan named Platinum Winner for Consumer Magazine in the 2020 MarCom Awards

Based on the evaluation of the MarCom Awards judges, Jordan Vineyard and Winery receives a Platinum award for the 2020 Wine Country Table Magazine, The Ingredients Issue.

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October 19, 2020

Wine Enthusiast

Praise for Cabernet

The 2015 and 2016 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon received high remarks from Wine Enthusiast.

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October 2020

Grape Collective

California’s Next Generation Lead Women Winemakers

Lucia and John Gilbert illuminate lead women winemakers and document promising changes in the industry, including Jordan Winemaker Maggie Kruse.

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September 18, 2020

Yahoo! Finance

CA winery owner reveals ‘the real damage to our economy’ amid wildfires

Jordan Winery Owner John Jordan joins Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita to discuss how the California wildfires are impacting local businesses in the region.

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September 15, 2020

Decanter

Optimistic 2020 Harvest, Despite Early Wine Country Fire

Chris Mercer details the initial thoughts of the 2020 harvest as firefighters report progress in their efforts to contain the latest wildfires. Jordan Winemaker Maggie Kruse and Vineyard Manager Dana Grande have experienced smoke-free fruit with bright flavors and acidity for Jordan Chardonnay.

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August 28, 2020

Wine Enthusiast

40 Under 40 Tastemaker

Wine Enthusiast’s annual 40 Under 40 Tastemakers series includes Jordan Winemaker Maggie Kruse for 2020.

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August 21, 2020

Wine-Searcher

Watching the Wind

W. Blake Gray covers the impact of the latest firestorm on the 2020 grave harvest, including an interview with Jordan Winery’s Lisa Mattson.

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August 20, 2020

Afar

America’s Tuscany: 9 Amazing Olive Oil Orchards to Visit in the U.S.

Dawn Reiss highlights nine orchards in the U.S. that make their own EVOO and are gorgeous getaways, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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August 18, 2020

North Bay Bohemian

Wine, Unmasked

James Knight hesitantly explores a few local wineries offering outdoor experiences, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery’s Paris on the Terrace.

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August 05, 2020

Condé Nast Traveler

9 West Coast Road Trips to Take This Year

Paul Rubio and Megan Spurrell suggest nine West Coast road trip itineraries, including a Napa to Sonoma trip with a stop at Jordan Vineyard & Winery for silky cabernets.

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August 04, 2020

7x7

5 Hikes With Drinks at the End—Covid-19 Edition

Soshi Parks highlights five new hikes that encourage social distancing with drinks to finish, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery’s Vineyard Hike.

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July 29, 2020

Paper City Magazine

Your Guide to Great Summer Wines

James Brock features the 2016 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon in his great summer wine recommendations.

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July 18, 2020

Houston Chronicle

How Jordan Winery is weathering the pandemic

Dale Robertson interviews Jordan Winemaker Maggie Kruse about her reactions in the cellar room to the current pandemic.

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July 08, 2020

KRON4

Exploring Sonoma County as wineries start to reopen

Dana Rebmann suggests local wineries with outdoor experiences, including Jordan Winery’s Vineyard Hikes and Paris on the Terrace.

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July 04, 2020

Press Release

2020 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award Winner

Jordan Vineyard & Winery qualifies for TripAdvisor’s 2020 Travelers’ Choice Award. Based on a full year of reviews, award winners are recognized for consistently receiving great traveler feedback, placing them in the top 10% of hospitality businesses around the globe.

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July 2020

Vinepair

Here’s What Winery Visits Look Like in the New Normal

Jess Lander talked to several wineries that recently reopened their doors to visitors, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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June 2020

Sonoma.com

Sonoma County Wineries Reopen and Welcoming Visitors

Sonoma.com highlights five of their favorite Sonoma County wineries now open, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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June 08, 2020

7x7

Sonoma County reopens with unique wine tasting experiences for the pandemic era

Trevor Felch highlights Sonoma County wineries opening for tastings, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery’s new outdoor experiences.

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June 05, 2020

Wine Spectator

Jordan Winery Gifts Quarantine Cakes

Jordan Winery is sending toilet paper and wine to its celebrity fans and top rewards club members … in the form of cake.

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May 28, 2020

The Telegraph

How California’s vineyards are restarting tours without pouring wine

Dana Rebmann highlights Sonoma County wineries that are finding creative ways to welcome guests, including Jordan Winery offering guided hiking excursions that finish with a charcuterie and wine picnic.

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May 22, 2020

Yahoo! Finance

How Jordan Winery is Gearing Up to Reopen Amid COVID-19

Jordan Winery Owner John Jordan joins Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman to discuss reopening in California Wine Country.

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May 22, 2020

Robb Report

With Small Group Hikes and To-Go Baskets, a Sonoma Winery Is Reopening—Sort of

Sara Schneider highlights Sonoma’s Jordan Winery as the first to open up to the public with their Nature Hike experience.

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May 20, 2020

Sonoma Magazine

First Sonoma Winery Reopens After Coronavirus Shutdown

Jess Lander highlights Jordan Winery finding a loophole within the latest loosening of shelter-in-place restrictions announced last week and will reopen its grounds on Saturday, May 23.

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May 2020

Press Democrat

Jordan Winery reopens with hikes

Healdsburg’s Jordan Winery may have been the first in the Sonoma- Napa area to reopen on Saturday, taking advantage of Sonoma County’s relaxed coronavirus closure rules for public and private parks.

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May 16, 2020

Press Democrat

Close to Come: Solving problems in a civil space

John Jordan, CEO of Jordan Winery, writes about why he created SonomaSafe.org.

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May 15, 2020

7x7

Upgrade your pantry with 10 tasty Bay Area–made condiments

Shoshi Parks highlights Bay Area businesses producing items that will give your pandemic pantry a much-needed upgrade, including Jordan Chef’s Reserve Caviar.

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May 12, 2020

Marin Magazine

Women Winemakers Share Their Favorite Pairings

Mimi Towle shares perfect wine and cheese pairings brought together by local experts, including Jordan Winemaker Maggie Kruse.

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May 11, 2020

Vinepair

The 25 Best Cabernet Sauvignons for 2020

Vinepair showcases their 25 best Cabernet Sauvignons that you can buy right now, including the 2015 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon.

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April 2020

Haute Living

Healdsburg Tastemaker Profiles

Laurie Jo Miller Farr highlights some of Healdsburg’s top tastemakers, including Jordan Winery Executive Chef Todd Knoll.

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April 2020

Wine Enthusiast

The Wine Industry Launches Scholarships, Funding Efforts to Help Those in Need

Lizz Schumer highlights a number of wineries who have decided to put their money back into the communities, including Jordan Winery and the John Jordan Foundation.

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April 14, 2020

Wine Spectator

Wineries Pull Out All the Stops for COVID-19 Relief

From boutique operations to major conglomerates, wine and spirits producers are raising big bucks for coronavirus victims, including the John Jordan Foundation.

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April 2020

North Bay Business Journal

Meet the North Bay’s newest class of Forty Under 40 young professionals

Jordan Winemaker Maggie Kruse announced as one of the newest Forty Under 40 honorees.

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April 08, 2020

Yahoo! Finance

Coronavirus: This non-profit pays restaurants to cook for those in need

Sonoma Family Meal CEO & Founder Heather Irwin joins Yahoo Finance’s Zack Guzman to discuss how she’s helping those in need with the support of the John Jordan Foundation.

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April 07, 2020

The Drinks Business

Virtual Winery, Brewery and Distillery Tours to Ease the Lockdown Blues

Phoebe French includes Jordan Winery’s virtual winery tour in her selection of virtual experiences that can be toured from the comfort of your home.

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April 03, 2020

Wine & Spirits

No. 1 Brand & Cabernet

Wine & Spirits magazine’s annual Restaurant Poll names Jordan the no. 1 overall wine brand, the no. 1 Cabernet Sauvignon and the no. 9 Chardonnay on U.S. wine lists.

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April 2020

Press Release

Sonoma Family Meal Launches New Disaster Relief Fund

Fundraising drive begins with $150,000 from John Jordan and the John Jordan Foundation— half of the investment needed to reach goal of $300,000.

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March 31, 2020

Eater

New Initiatives Pay Struggling Restaurants Thousands to Feed the Needy

Luke Tsai highlights several intiatives to assist restaurants, including John Jordan, the owner of Jordan Winery, and his foundation donating $150,000 to the nonprofit Sonoma Family Meal.

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March 30, 2020

Artful Living

Meet Maggie Kruse, Jordan Winery’s New Boss Woman

Amber Gibson interviews Jordan Winemaker Maggie Kruse regarding her promotion to head winemaker.

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March 20, 2020

North Bay Bohemian

Jordan Cabernet Wins Best of 2020 Award

Readers of the North Bay Bohemian awarded Jordan Cabernet as the Best Cabernet in The Best of Awards for 2020.

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March 18, 2020

The Tasting Panel Magazine

Fermenting a Masterpiece

Liz Thach interviews Maggie Kruse about taking the reins as head winemaker at Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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March 2020

Decanter

Elin McCoy visits this estate in Alexander Valley

Elin McCoy visits Jordan Vineyard & Winery, highlighting the history, evolution and experiences, as well as a retrospective tasting.

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March 06, 2020

Press Release

Jordan Winery Announces Three Key Leadership Changes

Jordan Vineyard & Winery begins the new decade with three new leaders in administration, winemaking and viticulture: Devonna Smith, Maggie Kruse and Dana Grande.

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March 06, 2020

Palm Beach Illustrated

A Sonoma Awakening is Happening at Jordan Winery

Mark Spivak spotlights Jordan Winery’s fresh approach to New World winemaking.

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February 27, 2020

San Francisco Chronicle

Where do Napa’s top restaurants get their plates and platters? From this two-person pottery studio

Matt Villano spotlights NBC Pottery in Angwin for their custom-made ceramics in ultra-high-end restaurants and wineries, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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February 19, 2020

FSR Magazine

The Trick to Matching Cheese and Wine

Kristine Hansen sits down with Jordan Winery Executive Chef Todd Knoll to talk about his tips and tricks for pairing cheese with wine.

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February 2020

Wine Enthusiast

Celebrating Culture and Community with Wine Country Staff Meals and Harvest Lunches

Layla Schlack features producers that bring their employees together during harvest, including Jordan Winery’s Harvest Lunches.

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February 2020

Sonoma Magazine

Best Wineries in Alexander Valley to Sip Cabernet Sauvignon

Linda Murphy highlights seven tasting rooms pouring excellent cabernet sauvignons and blends near downtown Healdsburg, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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February 2020

Press Release

2020 Events Calendar Announced

Jordan unveils its 2020 special events calendar, featuring two new dinner parties, more vineyard tastings and more picnic lunch experiences.

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January 23, 2020

Trip Saavy

The 9 Best Wineries in Sonoma County

Laura Ratliff notes that there is truly a winery for everyone in Sonoma, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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January 20, 2020

7x7

20 Reasons to Visit California’s Wine Country in 2020

Jess Lander provides 20 reasons other than wine to revisit Wine Country, including Jordan Winery’s picnic days and al fresco culinary events.

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January 16, 2020

Forbes

Savoring Sonoma’s Wondrous Wine Country

Mary Ann Anderson notes that Sonoma County is very much alive during her latest visit to wine country, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

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January 09, 2020

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