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The ultimate picnic basket on the lawn with cheese, charcuterie, games and Jordan Chardonnay.

The Ultimate Summer Picnic Items List

There’s something charmed about sharing a delicious meal outdoors, surrounded by nature’s beauty, miles from the nearest restaurant. This is especially true in wine country, with its… Continue Reading

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A Wine Country Chef’s Elegant Picnic Snack Ideas

Good friends and great scenery are two key components of a memorable summer outing, for sure, but the picnic snacks are the main event. The very best… Continue Reading

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Best Hiking in Sonoma County: Vineyard Hikes with Views

When I want to go wine tasting, my natural tendency, as a local, is to hop in the car and go find a tasting room. It’s the… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Living Wreath with Succulents

Wreaths are a beautiful way to decorate your home not only for the holidays, but all year long. Starting with a base of natural moss, you can… Continue Reading

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How to Make a Branch Wreath with Oak and Moss

Branch wreaths made of twigs and other bits of natural ephemera have been decorating front doors for centuries. The wreath’s circular shape symbolizes perfection, unity, timelessness and… Continue Reading

coastal dining table centerpiece on picnic table

How to Make a Wine Country Coastal Dining Table Centerpiece

Sonoma County has 76 miles of beautiful jagged coastline less than an hour’s drive from Healdsburg. On my days off as an events director and floral designer… Continue Reading

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Top 10 Halloween Party Cocktail Recipes

Each Halloween, we host a ghastly good party at Jordan Winery. Elaborately themed costumes haunt the winery halls, with guests enjoying music, creative appetizers and unique potions.… Continue Reading

summer Oak wreath with moss and sunflowers next to gardening sheers, a sunflower, thread and billy balls

How to Make a Summer Wreath (DIY Video)

Summer’s bounty of beautiful color begs to be featured as home decor. With only a few minutes and some foraged and sourced foliage, you can create a… 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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Elegant July 4th Menu Ideas

While America’s favorite summer holiday might be synonymous with fireworks, beer and hot dogs, we like to celebrate our country’s freedom with some elegant wine country flare.… Continue Reading