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KPIX 5 CBS

Winery Creates Butterfly Sanctuary

March 2021

Jordan begins multi-year program to create habitat for at-risk pollinators.

Winemaker Maggie Kruse pouring from very large bottle with green ivy background

Wine Enthusiast

40 Under 40 Tastemaker

August 2020

Jordan’s winemaker is named a Wine Enthusiast 40 Under 40.

Wine & Spirits

Top 50 Wines of 2020

April 2021

In the 32nd annual Restaurant Poll, Jordan is recognized as one of only four wineries who had made the Top 50 list every year for the last decade.

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Press Release

2021 Events Calendar Announcement

April 2021

Jordan Winery unveils new dinner parties, outdoor lunches and renovated tasting spaces.

Sonoma Magazine

Sip Wine Along the Trail On Guided Spring Hikes in Sonoma...

April 2021

Dana Rebbmann highlights local wineries and hotels are offering guided hikes, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery

Departures

Wine and Spirits Brands Leading the Charge in Sustainability

April 2021

Katie Kelly Bell presents wine and spirits brands that go that extra solar-powered mile to ensure their products are sustainable, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

Wine Spectator

Jordan Provides a Home for Threatened Butterflies

April 2021

Sonoma’s Jordan winery establishes sanctuaries to support western monarchs, native bees and other pollinators

Wine & Spirits

Top 50 Wines of 2020

April 2021

In the 32nd annual Restaurant Poll, Jordan is recognized as one of only four wineries who had made the Top 50 list every year for the last decade.

Forbes

Winery Fights To Save The Bees And Butterflies

March 2021

Jordan created a multi-year planting program which will turn acres of non-native grassland into preserved habitat for vital pollinators.

North Bay Bohemian

Jordan Cabernet Wins Best of 2021 Award

March 2021

Readers of the North Bay Bohemian awarded Jordan Cabernet as the Best Cabernet in The Best of Awards for 2021.

The Wall Street Journal

This California Winery Doubles as a Butterfly Sanctuary

March 2021

As if you needed another excuse to wile away the afternoon at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, one of the most picturesque spots in the valley now hosts a pollinator refuge too.

Press Release

Jordan Winery Plants Pollinator Sanctuaries

March 2021

Jordan Vineyard & Winery announces a multi-year planting program to turn acres of non-native grassland into preserved habitat for vital pollinators, including the at-risk Western Monarch butterfly, native bees and other insects.

KPIX 5 CBS

Winery Creates Butterfly Sanctuary

March 2021

Jordan begins multi-year program to create habitat for at-risk pollinators.

The Washington Post

Some Wineries Quickly Adapted to the Market Change

March 2021

Dave Mcintyre highlights how the pandemic changed the wine market, including an interview with Jordan Vineyard & Winery CEO John Jordan.

Winecountry.com

12 Excellent Wine Clubs for the Wine Enthusiast

March 2021

More of a loyalty program than a traditional wine club, Jordan Estate Rewards allows customers to accrue points that can be redeemed for exclusive food and wine experiences.

Sonoma Magazine

14 of the Most Instagrammable Wineries in Sonoma County

March 2021

Jordan Winery in Alexander Valley has everything you need for your Instagram feed: a grand French-style chateau covered in ivy, expansive views, a chef’s garden, and wine tastings with hors d’oeuvre pairings.

The Tasting Panel Magazine

The Class of 2020 Takes a Bow

January 2021

Jordan Winery is highlighted as the greatest evolution with the debut of Maggie Kruse as head winemaker.

Feedspot

Top 100 Wine Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2020

December 2020

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

Sonoma Magazine

Jordan Cabernet Named Top 100 Wine

November 2020

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

Wine & Spirits

Year’s Best Cabernets

November 2020

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

Wine Enthusiast

Editors’ Choice

November 2020

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

Travel Awaits

4 Amazing Outdoor Wine Adventures In Sonoma County

November 2020

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

Houston Style Magazine

Sonoma County through the glass of Jordan Vineyard & Winery

October 2020

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

MarCom Awards

Jordan named Platinum Winner for Consumer Magazine in the...

October 2020

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.

MarCom Awards

Jordan named Platinum Winner for Invitation Design in the...

October 2020

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

Wine Enthusiast

Praise for Cabernet

October 2020

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

Grape Collective

California’s Next Generation Lead Women Winemakers

September 2020

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

Yahoo! Finance

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

September 2020

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

Decanter

Optimistic 2020 Harvest, Despite Early Wine Country Fire

August 2020

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.

Wine Enthusiast

40 Under 40 Tastemaker

August 2020

Jordan’s winemaker is named a Wine Enthusiast 40 Under 40.

Wine-Searcher

Watching the Wind

August 2020

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

Afar

America’s Tuscany: 9 Amazing Olive Oil Orchards to Visit ...

August 2020

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

North Bay Bohemian

Wine, Unmasked

August 2020

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

Condé Nast Traveler

9 West Coast Road Trips to Take This Year

August 2020

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.

7x7

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

July 2020

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

Paper City Magazine

Your Guide to Great Summer Wines

July 2020

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

Houston Chronicle

How Jordan Winery is weathering the pandemic

July 2020

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

KRON4

Exploring Sonoma County as wineries start to reopen

July 2020

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

Press Release

2020 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award Winner

July 2020

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.

Vinepair

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

June 2020

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

Sonoma.com

Sonoma County Wineries Reopen and Welcoming Visitors

June 2020

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

7x7

Sonoma County reopens with unique wine tasting experience...

June 2020

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

Wine Spectator

Jordan Winery Gifts Quarantine Cakes

May 2020

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

Yahoo! Finance

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

May 2020

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

The Telegraph

How California’s vineyards are restarting tours without p...

May 2020

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.

Robb Report

With Small Group Hikes and To-Go Baskets, a Sonoma Winery...

May 2020

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

Sonoma Magazine

First Sonoma Winery Reopens After Coronavirus Shutdown

May 2020

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.

Press Democrat

Jordan Winery reopens with hikes

May 2020

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.

Press Democrat

Close to Come: Solving problems in a civil space

May 2020

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

7x7

Upgrade your pantry with 10 tasty Bay Area–made condiments

May 2020

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

Marin Magazine

Women Winemakers Share Their Favorite Pairings

May 2020

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

Vinepair

The 25 Best Cabernet Sauvignons for 2020

April 2020

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

Haute Living

Healdsburg Tastemaker Profiles

April 2020

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

Wine Enthusiast

The Wine Industry Launches Scholarships, Funding Efforts ...

April 2020

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.

Wine Spectator

Wineries Pull Out All the Stops for COVID-19 Relief

April 2020

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

North Bay Business Journal

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

April 2020

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

Yahoo! Finance

Coronavirus: This non-profit pays restaurants to cook for...

April 2020

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.

The Drinks Business

Virtual Winery, Brewery and Distillery Tours to Ease the ...

April 2020

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.

Wine & Spirits

No. 1 Brand & Cabernet

April 2020

Jordan earns two no. 1 rankings in the 2020 Wine & Spirits Restaurant Poll.

Press Release

Sonoma Family Meal Launches New Disaster Relief Fund

March 2020

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.

Eater

New Initiatives Pay Struggling Restaurants Thousands to F...

March 2020

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.

Artful Living

Meet Maggie Kruse, Jordan Winery’s New Boss Woman

March 2020

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

North Bay Bohemian

Jordan Cabernet Wins Best of 2020 Award

March 2020

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

The Tasting Panel Magazine

Fermenting a Masterpiece

March 2020

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

Decanter

Elin McCoy visits this estate in Alexander Valley

March 2020

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

Press Release

Jordan Winery Announces Three Key Leadership Changes

March 2020

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

Palm Beach Illustrated

A Sonoma Awakening is Happening at Jordan Winery

February 2020

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

San Francisco Chronicle

Where do Napa’s top restaurants get their plates and plat...

February 2020

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

Wine Enthusiast

Celebrating Culture and Community with Wine Country Staff...

February 2020

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

FSR Magazine

The Trick to Matching Cheese and Wine

February 2020

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

Sonoma Magazine

Best Wineries in Alexander Valley to Sip Cabernet Sauvignon

February 2020

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

Press Release

2020 Events Calendar Announced

January 2020

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

Trip Saavy

The 9 Best Wineries in Sonoma County

January 2020

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

7x7

20 Reasons to Visit California’s Wine Country in 2020

January 2020

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

Forbes

Savoring Sonoma’s Wondrous Wine Country

January 2020

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

Real Food Traveler

4 Perfect Days in Sonoma County

December 2019

Courtney Drake-McDonough equates Jordan Vineyard & Winery’s Chateau Block Tasting to an ideal day in the Tuscan countryside.

Paper City Magazine

Great Wine Gifts — Bottles That Will Make Any Oenophile S...

December 2019

James Brock notes that “a bottle or two of Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon will make you a popular Santa Claus.”

The World’s Video Wiki

6 California Destinations for Wine Lovers

December 2019

Whether you’re a native of the Golden State or are planning a visit out west sometime soon, be sure to check out these six destinations, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

Yahoo! Lifestyle

10 Gifts for the Wine Lover Who Has Everything

December 2019

Jonathan Cristaldi includes Jordan Winery’s Garden Plate in his list of 10 unique and smart gift ideas for the wine lover in your life.

Wine Enthusiast

Five Regions Where Wine, Olive Oil and Vinegar Coincide

December 2019

Lauren Mowery highlights five regions that produce excellent wine, olive oil and vinegar, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery in Sonoma County.

Travel + Leisure

12 Beautiful Sonoma Wineries to Visit Right Now

November 2019

Amy Thomas encourages readers to visit Jordan Vineyard & Winery, where “you'll feel like you're in Alsace rather than the Alexander Valley.”

The Points Guy

Sonoma comes back to life after the Kincade Fire

November 2019

Melanie Haiken encourages visitors to return to wine country, including a visit to Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

Interiors

Wine and Design

November 2019

Stacie Stukin highlights Geoffrey De Sousa’s revamp of the Jordan Winery dining room.

Wine Spectator

Sonoma Wine Country Regains Its Footing

November 2019

Aaron Romano includes his interview with Jordan Winery’s Lisa Mattson about visitors returning to Sonoma County after the Kincade fire.

Robb Report

How Sonoma Wineries Mobilized to Fend Off California’s Ki...

November 2019

Sara Schneider interviews Karin Warnelius-Miller from Garden Creek Vineyards and Maggie Kruse from Jordan Vineyard & Winery about the fear, compassion and gritty tenacity that got them through Sonoma’s latest conflagration.

Wine Enthusiast

Editors’ Choice

November 2019

Virginie Boone reviews the 2015 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon, noting the “...clove and vanilla accent sanguine red fruit and savory elements.”

Wine Enthusiast

Hike Your Way Through Wine Country

October 2019

Laura Beausire highlights her favorite hikes that include wine tasting, including Jordan Winery’s Vineyard Hikes.

The Press Democrat

Animale Halloween party at Healdsburg’s Jordan Winery

October 2019

Guests dressed in fur, scales and feathers attend Animale, an animal-themed Halloween party, at Jordan Winery.

Departures

How to Have the Best Vacation in Healdsburg, California

October 2019

Jesse Dorris features favorite locations with “...serious culinary cred,” including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

Sonoma.com

A Guide to Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

October 2019

Jess Lander notes that Alexander Valley is giving Napa a run for its money in regards to Cabernet Sauvignon, including Jordan.

Travel + Leisure

The Case for Chardonnay

September 2019

Ray Isle encourages visitors to come to Sonoma County for a weekend of Chardonnay tasting, including Jordan’s Chardonnay with the Library Tasting.

Sonoma.com

A Perfect Fall Weekend in Sonoma County

September 2019

Hana-Lee Sedgwick shares her guide to making the most of a fall weekend in Sonoma County, including visiting Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

Marin Magazine

4 Wine Tastings to Celebrate Autumn Harvest in Wine Country

September 2019

Jeanne Cooper highlights four tastings to enjoy the fall colors, including Jordan Winery’s Chateau Block Vineyard Tasting.

Forbes

The Best Red Wines for Fall Under $100

September 2019

Lauren Mowery notes that the 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon’s “...easy charm but firm structure delivers a perfect pairing to heavier fall foods.”

Food & Wine

20 Sustainable, Socially-Conscious Wines and Spirits to F...

September 2019

Jordan Vineyard & Winery is included in Brian Freedman’s list of 20 sustainable, socially-conscious wines and spirits that are worth seeking out.

Creators.com

Raise A Glass

September 2019

Robert Whitley recommends 10 well-priced luxury wines that are universally respected by wine connoisseurs, including 2014 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Tasting Panel Magazine

The Evolution of an Icon

September 2019

Kim Beto interviews Jordan Winery CEO John Jordan about how he has kept the winery in the family and the spotlight.

Nob Hill Gazette

Must Haves: Wine Country Edition

September 2019

David Nash includes 2015 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon in his monthly “Must Haves” section.

Sunset Magazine

2019 Sunset Travel Awards, Finalist, Essential Eating & D...

September 2019

Jordan Vineyard & Winery is a finalist in the Essential Eating & Drinking category for Sunset Magazine’s 2019 Travel Awards.

Forbes

Rob Davis Reflects on 40 Years at Jordan Vineyards

September 2019

Tom Hyland recently sat down with Jordan Winegrower Rob Davis to reflect on his work over the last 40 years.

La Palme Magazine

Healdsburg: The Hospitality Heart of Sonoma County Wine C...

August 2019

Karen LeBlanc highlights her recent trip to Sonoma County Wine Country, including a tasting and formal lunch at Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

USA Today

Jordan Winery Places in the Top 10 Best Winery Tours in A...

August 2019

A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.

Food & Wine

What to Drink Next

August 2019

Ray Isle highlights his top California Chardonnays, including the 2017 and 2011 Jordan Chardonnays.

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