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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

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Wine and Appetizers Pairing Guide: Chardonnay

What is America’s favorite white wine? By far, chardonnay tops the list. And what’s not to like? So versatile, it comes in many different styles, from rich,… Continue Reading

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Wine and Appetizer Pairing Guide: Cabernet Sauvignon

While planning an evening of wine-friendly dishes, we traditionally start with bubbles, move to a crisp white and then finish off with a bold red with dinner.… Continue Reading

Photo collage of three Jordan Winery Dungeness crab appetizers and one entree

Our Best Dungeness Crab Recipes

Each corner of the U.S. has its favored crab: Maryland feels pride in their blue crabs, Florida celebrates their beloved stone crab and, here on the west… Continue Reading

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Five Desserts That Go with Red Wine: Cabernet Sauvignon Edition

Imagine you have some incredible cabernet sauvignons that you really want to show off at a dinner party, from appetizer to the grand finale. The last course… Continue Reading

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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

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

large charcuterie and cheese board with olives, pickles and marcona almonds and Jordan Winery Cabernet and Chardonnay

What is a Charcuterie Board: 10 Tips for an Easy Wine Pairing Appetizer

People often ask what is a charcuterie board (plus how to pronounce it) and what should go on it? This is one of the easiest appetizers to… Continue Reading

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