Allison Jordan is Vice President of Environmental Affairs for Wine Institute, a public policy association of 1,000 California wineries and affiliated businesses. A department she established in 2007 to address wine industry environmental and sustainability issues at local, state, federal and international levels. She also serves as Executive Director of the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance, a non-profit organization created by Wine Institute and the California Association of Winegrape Growers to promote environmental and social responsibility in the industry.
Allison Jordan holds a Masters in Public Policy from UC Berkeley and a B.A. from Allegheny College, and is a fellow with the German Marshall Fund’s American Marshall Memorial Fellowship Program. Jordan and her husband are proprietors of Giordano Bros., a San Francisco restaurant group.
Allison is also a founding partner in two restaurants, Giordano Bros. in San Francisco, and Monk’s Kettle Terra Linda in Marin County. She holds a Certificate in Wine Business Management from Sonoma State University, and WSET Level 2 from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust.
Jordan represents Wine Institute on the National Grape Research Alliance board of directors and the California Environmental Dialogue Plenary. Previously, she was a Senior Associate at SureHarvest and Vice President and Acting Executive Director of Resource Renewal Institute.
Radio Shows featuring Allison Jordan
This show illuminates the intersection of the California winegrowing industry and environmental activism.United States Agritourism Sustainability
At 100+ years old, Hakone Gardens is a National Trust and one of the oldest Japanese estate and gardens in the Western Hemisphere.United States Agritourism Experiences Sustainability
ake you on a journey as we explore the artifacts from America’s greatest family battles, discover a catalyst for promoting Latin American arts and culture, and take a sip of sustainable California wines (yum!).United States Insights History Sustainability