Profile

Cover photo
Verified name
Alder Yarrow
Works at Cibo
Attended Stanford University
Lives in San Francisco, CA
1,777 followers|99,144 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
My latest dig through the samples pile. Killer Cabernet.
2
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
My profile of one of Uruguay's best winemakers.
The Bodeguero's Table: The Wines of De Lucca, Uruguay. Populated by many more cows than people, the pastoral landscape of Uruguay is a place of kitchen hearths and kitchen tables. Most homes outside of the city feature a woo...
1
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
What I was reading last week on the wine webs.
Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 1/3. Well hello there, 2016! It just snuck right up on us. Or at least that's the way I feel. Welcome to my weekly roundup of the wine stories that I find of interest on the Interwebs...
1
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
Attention wine lovers and the people who love them. Not sure what to get that wino on your gift list this holiday? Here's my set of suggestions that can please even the most discerning wine lover who "already has everything." Check it out.
Holiday Gift Guide for the Wine Lover Who Has Everything. Giving gifts to wine lovers during the holidays can be a royal pain. Especially if your recipient tends to have many of the basics covered when it comes to wine. And ...
2
Steve Howe's profile photo
 
Great list....I need to share this with my daughters who are always asking me what I want!
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
Some very honest wines that speak of their place in Uruguay.
A Lonely Hillside: The Wines of Alto de la Ballena, Uruguay. Most people probably hold the supposition that visiting vineyards and tasting wine are best done in good weather, when you can stroll among the vineyard rows with ...
1
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
Here's what I thought was readable about wine last week.
Wine News: What I'm Reading the Week of 11/22. I read a lot of stuff about wine on the Internet. People frequently ask me for recommendations. But there's just so much out there and only so much room in my head. In part that...
1
Add a comment...
In his circles
160 people
Have him in circles
1,777 people
mwesige zepharin's profile photo
Chip Camden's profile photo
Aline Baly's profile photo
Tharindu Nilushan's profile photo
VINCENT “OF” UGANDA's profile photo
Sven Radovanović's profile photo
Michael Natkin's profile photo
Craft Beverage Media's profile photo
Gloria Noriega's profile photo

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
I'll never look at Paul Einbund the same way again....
I'll Drink to That: Paul Einbund of Octavia, San Francisco. Episode 328 of I'll Drink to That! was released recently. It features Paul Einbund, Beverage Director of the San Francisco restaurants Frances, Octavia, and the sti...
1
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
George Rose gets up early, and it's worth it.
Vinography Images: Sunrise on the Volcano. Sunrise on the Volcano HEALDSBURG, CA: Mount St. Helena is smothered in a spectacular sunrise near Healdsburg, California. Clearly visible from both Sonoma and Napa counties, Mount ...
1
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
In which I taste 50 years of sparkling wine from a pioneering producer.
50 Years of American Sparkling Wine: The Schramsberg Odyssey. The famous sign that welcomes the world to Napa Valley hosts a quote by author Robert Louis Stevenson:
1
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
My latest dig through the samples pile.
1
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
Not with a ten foot pole...
The Most Untrustworthy Wine in the World. As most wine geeks know, Rudy
1
Jack Everitt's profile photo
 
I love this image!
Add a comment...

Alder Yarrow

Shared publicly  - 
 
Read what Erin Barbour Scala​ dug up on New Zealand.
Warm Up: New Zealand's South Island. By Erin Scala New Zealand is one of the Earth's newest landmasses -- its geologic history is incredibly dynamic. New Zealand, close to its modern form, rose up from the waves about 20 mil...
1
Add a comment...
People
In his circles
160 people
Have him in circles
1,777 people
mwesige zepharin's profile photo
Chip Camden's profile photo
Aline Baly's profile photo
Tharindu Nilushan's profile photo
VINCENT “OF” UGANDA's profile photo
Sven Radovanović's profile photo
Michael Natkin's profile photo
Craft Beverage Media's profile photo
Gloria Noriega's profile photo
Work
Occupation
CXO at Cibo, wine writer at Vinography
Employment
  • Cibo
    Chief Experience Officer, 2014 - present
  • Vinography.Com
    Founder and Editor, 2004 - present
  • HYDRANT
    Founder and Principal, 2005 - 2014
  • Sapient
    Director of User Experience, 1999 - 2003
  • Adjacency Brand New Media
    Director of Information Architecture, 1998 - 1999
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
San Francisco, CA
Previously
Aspen, CO - Tokyo, Japan - Palo Alto, CA
Story
Tagline
Wine blogger by night, CXO by day.
Introduction
Since January of 2004, Alder Yarrow has been publishing Vinography.Com, where he writes daily about wines, the wine world, and good restaurants around the globe. San Francisco Magazine calls Alder "the wine world's brightest cyberstar" and Vinography is considered to be one of the world's leading wine blogs.

Started as a personal project to keep track of Alder’s notes about food and wine, Vinography has grown a large and devoted international readership. The blog was most recently awarded the trophy for Best Wine Blog as part of the 2008 American Wine Blog Awards.

Vinography concentrates on sharing the stories, the people, and the passion behind wine from a decidedly down-to-earth perspective, often exploring the quirky or controversial aspects of wine.
Education
  • Stanford University
Basic Information
Gender
Male