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Address: Stellenbosch Kloof Rd | Vlottenburg, Stellenbosch 7604, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 881 3441
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Description: South African roots. Worldwide acclaim. Gary and Kathy Jordan have been...
South African roots. Worldwide acclaim. Gary and Kathy Jordan have been making world-class wines since 1993 on a farm with a history going back over 300 years. He's a geologist, she's an economist - together this husband and wife team is a phenomenon. Gary's parents, Ted and Sheelagh, bought the 146-hectare Stellenbosch property in 1982, and embarked on an extensive replanting programme, specializing in classic varieties suited to the different soils and slopes. From the Jordan hillside vineyards one has spectacular panoramic views of Table Mountain, False Bay and Stellenbosch. Gary and Kathy worked internationally for two years, refining their high-energy instincts with practical experience. They returned home to build a cellar in 1992. The following year the vines were judged ready for making wines that would carry the Jordan name. From that first year it was obvious that a new star had been added to the winemaking firmament. Continuing success has enlarged the team, with the focus on producing fiercely individual wines that combine the fruity accessibility of the New World with the Classic Elegance of the Old. Jordan wines - a team effort, distinctly individual in character. Unique by Nature's Design. The Jordan philosophy is simple: Success begins in the vineyards. Exceptional wines are made possible by careful management of the farm's extensive natural assets through innovative canopy management and selecting varieties and clones specifically suited to the various soils and slopes. Unique by Nature's Design, the Jordan slopes face North, South, East, and West, with vineyards lying at differing altitudes from 160 to 410 m above sea level. The vineyards with their close proximity to both the Indian and Atlantic Oceans benefit from coastal fog and cool breezes. A mild Mediterranean climate with a maritime influence minimizes the risk of frost damage. The soils at Jordan have evolved from 600 million year old Cape Granite, and range from deep, well-drained clay-loam to gravelly and sandy duplex soils situated on clay. The Jordan philosophy combines the vineyards' natural assets with innovative management, creating a profound expression of terroir. It also includes a profound respect for nature with a selection of indigenous flora and fauna to be found on the farm Technology in the hands of Mother Nature The cellar is pure Jordan. An elegant, yet bold fusion of Old and New World architectural ideas. State-of-the-art, practical and functional, the high-tech elements blend easily with the forces of nature. The cellar is designed around a gravity flow system using natural cooling through recessing the cellar into the slope of the mountain. Stainless steel fermentation tanks, varying in capacity, enable fruit from individual vineyards to be vinified separately. Tanks are jacketed with cooling bands to ensure controlled fermentation and storage temperatures. The barrel-fermented white wines are made according to Classic Burgundian methods. Fermentation takes place in the coolest area of the underground cellar. Separate barrel cellars are designated for Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Shiraz where the wines mature and undergo malolactic fermentation in Bordeaux-shaped barrels. To ensure the highest level of quality, all wine is bottled and labeled on site, thus completing the circle from vineyards to wine. The Jordan cellar - a perfect environment to transform exceptional fruit into world-class wine.
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Best Wine and wonderful service

By far one of the most beautiful places i have ever been. The staff made us feel right at home and took us on a wonderful tour of the Winery. We can not wait for our next trip... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

By far one of the most beautiful places i have ever been. The staff made us feel right at home and took us on a wonderful tour of the Winery. We can not wait for our next trip there.

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

We are so thrilled to hear you had an awesome time at Jordan Wine Estate. We look forwad to your return. Regards Thea More 

Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We had a superb dinner at The Restaurant at Jordan Winery. The menu, food, setting and service was of outstanding quality. We opted for the wine pairing with the food and that enhanced our delight. We will be back!

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us this weekend at Jordan Wine Estate. We look forward to having you back. Regards The Jordan Team More 

Rossendale, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Stunning! surroundings.. We enjoyed a wonderful lunch, their is absolutely nothing to fault the food was to die for! Staff wonderful breathtaking views....Can't wait to visit again.

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

Thank youso much for visiting for the lovely review. Come and visit again soon. Regards The Jordan Team More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

What a gem to find. Reluctant to share with others as I want to keep it secret. Off the beaten track, a beautiful view going up to it - and then when you turn back stunning views again. Try pastries from the bakery over coffee sitting under the trees overlooking the pond.(After you've sampled the wine of course).

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely write up. We are thrilled you had a fantastic time at the estate. Best wishes and come back soon Regards The Jordan Team More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Sunday lunchtime - a leisurely and informative wine tasting followed by a Bakery lunch on the deck outside. The lunch platters were simple but very tasty & filling and the accompanying wine was excellent.

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Jordan Wine Estate. We are so thrilled to hear that your experience here was a memorable one. Regards Thea More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Jordan estate is situated in front of a lake with stunning views. We did a wine tasting on the terras and loved the Cobblers Hill. This place is really worth the trip for the scenery, however the service and knowledge of the (young) staff can be improved.

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting Jordan Wine Estate, We so pleased to hear that you loved the Cobblers Hill and a had a great time. A few of our tasting room staff members are new and are still learning the ropes! We will ensure that they continue to receive proper training. Regards The Jordan Team More 

Edinburgh
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Four of us went to Jordan Winery to taste a selection of their wonderful wines. This was a very nice experience in itself but we also decided to have lunch at 'The Bakery' which does light lunches. Although there is a proper full on restaurant headed up by a Scottish Chef, we decided that something simple would be adequate that... More 

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

Thank you Jones Clan! We are thrilled you had a great time at Jordan Wine Estate. Hope to see you back here soon. Regards The Jordan Team More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Nothing short of perfection!! You have to try the mussels....even a non-mussel eater loved them....and the rump was on par with any I've had anywhere in the world! The views are superb, the staff are accomodating, the wine is glorious....get there if you can. Unfortunately we had our perfect day disrupted by the manageress who felt it necessary to deal... More 

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the restaurant. I am so pleased to hear that the mussels were so good you could convince the non-mussel eater to eat mussels! I have also passed your comments onto the restaurant to deal with your unfortunte incident that you had with the manageress. Please do come and visit us again. Regards The Jordan... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A great location in front of the lake with a view of the grape field hills around. Great food. You also have the choice of wine tasting The Restaurant is gourmet but the bakery is very casual and relaxing.

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us at Jordan Wine Estate, we are so pleased you had a fantastic experience. Come back and visit again. Regards The Jordan Team More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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50 reviews 50 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We arrived late morning on a very hot day without any luncheon reservations, and were fortunate to be able to book the very last table for lunch after a delightful wine tasting. We wound up on the lower terrace, which was fortuitous due to the generous amount of shade and a light breeze. We enjoyed classic meat, cheese and freshly... More 

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Thea v, Manager at Jordan Winery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for visiting Jordan Wine Estate. I am so pleased that the experience was a fantastic one and that you were able to enjoy a bottle of our wonderful wine with your meal. We are aware that shipping wine abroad is not cheap. However, we do have distribution in most major cities around the world. Should you... More 

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