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A Progressive Food and Wine Pairing Journey at Jordan

Jordan Winery and Vineyards, located in Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley just north of Healdsburg, is a vast 1,200 acre property, boasting not just 112 acres of vineyards but a cattle ranch, vegetable and flower garden, olive tree groves and a lake that’s a habitat for all sorts of fish and birds.  But visitors to the winery rarely get a glimpse of this sprawling estate.  Until now. “We never wanted to be a belly up to the bar wine bar,” says John Jordan, CEO of the winery his parents founded in 1972.  In fact, John was born in Denver on the same day Tom and Sally Jordan closed on the property for their first vineyard, May 25, 1972.  The estate property was bought in 1974.  Today, this land is also home for John, with his house overlooking the vineyards and lake.  For him to invite visitors to tour his backyard, the…