Think Outside The Glass


Al fresco eating and drinking is always on the agenda in northern Sonoma County, a vine-carpeted, mountainous corner of The Golden State, anchored by the hip town of Healdsburg.

Here are five ways hospitality doyen Jordan Vineyard & Winery is pairing delicious food and wine tasting experiences with the great outdoors.

Vineyard Hikes

Get outside with a three-hour hiking adventure across Jordan Estate during spring, summer and fall. You’ll explore the 1,200-acre ranch’s back roads, vineyards, olive orchards and chef’s garden with the backdrop of nature and breathtaking views before a picnic with wine tasting. Price: $95

Hilltop Dinner

Feel like you’re on top of the world with an unforgettable dinner party that brings fine dining to Jordan Estate’s highest hilltop. Served in an open-air pavilion, Sunset Supper at Vista Point in July pairs Jordan’s wines and the chef’s garden-inspired cuisine with panoramic views of three wine valleys at sunset. Price: $200

Terrace Dining

Enjoy the quintessential wine country experience—dinner served under towering oak trees with a winery as the backdrop. Jordan debuts two multi-course meals this summer: a Bastille Day French-inspired celebration in July and a Bounty of Sonoma County dinner with a farm-focused menu in August. Price: $200

Harvest Lunches

Experience a Jordan Estate tradition since the 1980s—a food and wine feast in September and October celebrating the thrilling grape harvest season. In a converted dining hall, guests enjoy Jordan wines and a lavish buffet from Jordan’s chef, mingling with winery employees and grape growers. Price: $25-50*

*Available only to Jordan Estate Rewards members

Olive Harvest

Savor fall in Sonoma County wine country with an olive harvest experience at Jordan Estate. Hosted on the winery terrace, this al fresco luncheon features an interactive olive oil component tasting and a sumptuous three-course lunch by the winery’s chef. Adventurous guests can opt for olive harvesting after lunch. Price: $125

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Published on May 8, 2017

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