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Chardonnay Friendly Marinade and Rub Recipes

It’s my favorite time of year for firing up the grill at Jordan (and at home). The longer days and warmer temperatures in Sonoma County often call… Continue Reading

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Red Wine-Friendly Marinades and Dry Rubs

When seeking to take your steak to the next level, there are plenty of tricks that will get you there. But it’s a different talent to flawlessly… Continue Reading

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Wine Pairing with BBQ and Grilled Foods

Grilling has the amazing ability to bring food and wine closer together. Along with transforming simple ingredients through char, smoke and caramelization, the cooking method also impacts… Continue Reading

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Our Top Five Sophisticated Appetizers

There are times when a special dinner party merits a first course that wows the guests. Whether it’s a classic with extra homemade touches, a decadent dip… Continue Reading

close up of Jordan Winery Mushroom, Shallot and Tarragon Mashed Potatoes

Three Ways to Reinvent Your Mashed Potatoes Recipe for the Best Wine Pairing

What can you add to mashed potatoes to spruce up your recipe and make your spuds more wine friendly? Reinvent your best mashed potatoes recipe with one of… Continue Reading

Jordan Winery Hangar Steak with Asparagus Salad on plate

Meals That Go with Red Wine: Steak & Cabernet Sauvignon

We all know the adage “red wine with red meat.” There’s nothing quite as decadent, or easily paired, as a succulent steak with a glass of your… Continue Reading

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Pairing Easy Snacks with Wine

Sometimes, after a long day of work, all I want to do is kick back on the couch with a glass of wine and some quick sustenance.… Continue Reading

photo collage of three Jordan Winery Summer Salads that Pair with Chardonnay

Four Summer Salad Recipes for Chardonnay Pairing

Ideal salad wine pairings can be elusive. Traditionally, the biggest challenge lies in the use of highly acidic vinegar, which can overwhelm the delicate flavors of any… Continue Reading

Jordan Winery 2018 Chardonnay next to a pear and a green apple

Chardonnay Characteristics: Pairing Cheese and Food with Different Styles

Out of the many thousands of grape varieties grown on the planet, chardonnay is the champion chameleon. Depending on Mother Nature, the winemaker’s whims and the place… Continue Reading

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Food Pairing for Cabernet Lovers: What Spices Go Well With Red Wine

Cabernet sauvignon was made for food. Layered and complex, it pairs seamlessly with dozens of dishes, from steak au poivre to herb-crusted lamb. Along with the classics,… Continue Reading