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Year’s Best Chardonnays

October 2021

Wine & Spirits includes 2019 Jordan Chardonnay in their list of the Year’s Best U.S. Chardonnays.

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Press Release

Jordan Winery Purchases Meola Vineyard

May 2021

This cabernet sauvingon vineyard acquisition marks the winery’s first land purchase in Sonoma County since 1974.

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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World’s Best Vineyards 2021 51-100 List

September 2021

The 2021 51-100 list includes legendary wineries in California, Italy, and France, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

Spaces

Be Enchanted by This Hotel’s French-Chateau Style

September 2021

Lotus Abrams shares designer Maria Haidamus’ favorite design elements from the Jordan Winery suites design.

Thrillist

How To Feel Like You’re on a European Vacation in the Bay...

September 2021

Brittany Anas suggests 12 experiences in and around the Bay Area that will whisk you away to Europe (at least in your mind), including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

Into Wine

2019 Jordan Chardonnay Resembles the Best of Chablis

September 2021

Michael Cervin tastes the newly released 2019 Jordan Chardonnay, noting that “this is a little lighter, brighter and livelier than past vintages.”

Wine & Spirits

Year’s Best Chardonnays

October 2021

Wine & Spirits includes 2019 Jordan Chardonnay in their list of the Year’s Best U.S. Chardonnays.

Business Insider

How California wineries are surviving a record-hot summer

August 2021

Amber Gibson delves into how winemakers across Northern California have been dealing with extreme heat waves this summer, including an interview with Jordan’s Brent Young on fire mitigation.

Christy Canterbury MW

Sonoma’s Reliable Class Act with an Invigorated Cabernet

August 2021

“As ever, the Jordan Chardonnay wildly over-delivers in quality and price,”...while the Jordan Cabernet...“is surely the prettiest new release,” states Christy Canterbury MW.

USA Today

30 of the Most Adorable Wine Dogs

August 2021

Robin Raven features her top 30 winery dogs from across the United States, including Jordan Winery’s Bismarck.

Sonoma Magazine

An Art Lover’s Guide to Sonoma County

August 2021

Pair good food and wine with fine art at Dana Rebmann’s suggested galleries, hotels, restaurants and wineries, including Jordan.

Forbes

8 Amazing Outdoor Experiences That You Can Have At Wineries

August 2021

Brittany Anas suggests these spectacular outdoor experiences that you can have at wineries, including vineyard hikes at Jordan Vineyard & Winery

DuJour

Room Request! The Chateau Suites at Jordan Winery

August 2021

Hannah Huber features Jordan Winery’s expert renovation, which melded Louis-era antiques with a clean, modern design for a new twist on the classic French chateau.

7x7

Posh Chateau Life Redefines the Ubiquitous Wine Club

August 2021

Shoshi Parks and Jess Lander detail the next-level experiences available to members of Jordan Winery’s loyalty program, Jordan Estate Rewards.

Press Release

Incoming John Jordan Foundation Executive Director Announced

August 2021

John Jordan has selected Katie Fonsen Young as the incoming Executive Director of the John Jordan Foundation.

Healdsburg is Heavenly

The Best Healdsburg Wineries in 2021

August 2021

Among Healdsburg’s top wineries, these have the finest wines, architecture, ambiance, vineyard views, and serenely luxurious settings, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

California Home + Design

Designer Channels French-Chateau Sophistication

August 2021

Michelle Konstantinovsky details Jordan Winery’s updated suites designed by Maria Haidamus.

MSN News

10 Beautiful Wineries to Visit on Your Next Trip to Sonoma

August 2021

Lauren Wicks highlights a few of Sonoma’s best and most beautiful wine estates to visit on your next trip to Northern California, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

Reader’s Digest

The 25 Best Wineries in the U.S.

August 2021

Katy Spratte Joyce recommends the best wineries for the perfect weekend escape, including Jordan Vineyard & Winery.

Sonoma Magazine

You Can Spend the Night at This Sonoma Winery Chateau

August 2021

Dana Rebmann gives readers a first look at the guest suites at Jordan Vineyard & Winery following a $1 million renovation.

Modern Farmer

Jordan Winery’s Fire Crew of Cattle

July 2021

Lindsay Campbell highlights how grazing cattle on Californian vineyards and farms can help battle wildfires, including an interview with Jordan Winery’s Brent Young.

Press Release

Jordan Winery Completes Major Suites Renovation

July 2021

Interior designer Maria Haidamus leads the first remodel since original construction in the 1970s.

The Gourmet Insider

Cutting Edge Wine Clubs

July 2021

Devin Parr highlights a growing cohort of offbeat and non-traditional wine clubs and subscription services, including Jordan Winery’s loyal program: Jordan Estate Rewards.

Virtuoso Life Magazine

Hurrah for Healdsburg

July 2021

Kimberley Lovato encourages readers to enjoy Healdsburg’s casual wine country lifestyle, including a visit to Jordan Winery’s Paris on the Terrace lunch.

Wine Enthusiast

How to Make Wine Travel More Sustainable

June 2021

Lauren Mowery suggests wine travel choices that are eco-friendly, such as visiting the pollinator habitats during Jordan Winery’s seasonal Vineyard Hikes.

MSN News

10 Summer Weekend Getaways from SF That You Should Book R...

June 2021

Allison McCarthy shares her ten best summer weekend trips from SF (plus one staycation option), from shortest to longest drive.

Thrillist

8 Sonoma Wineries That Are Worth the Drive From SF

June 2021

Jordan Winery makes Daisy Barringer’s list of her eight favorite Sonoma wineries, where you’ll find excellent wine, unique experiences, and in a few instances, gourmet food to complement it all.

Wine-Searcher

The World’s Most Wanted Cabernets

May 2021

Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon remains in the top 10 of The World's Most Wanted Cabernet Sauvignons on Wine-Searcher.

The Somm Journal

Jordan Winery Acquires Cabernet Sauvignon Vineyard

May 2021

Jordan Vineyard & Winery announces the purchase of Meola Vineyard in Alexander Valley, California, just north of the town of Geyserville.

Press Release

Jordan Winery Purchases Meola Vineyard

May 2021

This cabernet sauvingon vineyard acquisition marks the winery’s first land purchase in Sonoma County since 1974.

Marin Living

Pollinators Find a New Home in Healdsburg Sanctuary

May 2021

Jordan Winery is becoming the largest and most diverse pollinator sanctuary in the country.

MSN

5 Wine Country Trips Better Than Napa

April 2021

Brittany Anas highlights wine trip destinations that shrug off the pretension, including Healdsburg and Jordan Winery.

Winecountry.com

The 10 Most Beautiful Wineries in Sonoma County

April 2021

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

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

Discerning Palates

March 2021

Winemaker Maggie Kruse presented the 2018 Chardonnay and 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon during SommCon’s first Virtual Buyer’s Forum.

The Tasting Panel

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.

The Tasting Panel

Greatest Evolution

January 2021

Meridith May touts Jordan Winery as the “Greatest Evolution” as Maggie Kruse completes a full year 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

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.

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.

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.

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