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Alder Yarrow
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Last week's news in the world of wine provided an opportunity to look at two different ideas of what is valuable in wine.
Brand vs. Terroir in Wine. Fuissé, one of Burgundy's picturesque villages. This week gave anyone interested in wine the opportunity to observe an almost perfect dichotomy of what we think of as
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Hope you had a happy Fourth! George Rose found us a particularly patriotic vineyard.
Vinography Images: Independence Vineyard. Independence Vineyard PHILO, CA: An American flag flies over a vineyard at Lazy Creek Vineyard & Winery in Mendocino County's Anderson Valley near Philo, California. A very happy Ind...
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Check out episode #273 of I'll Drink to That with Megan Glaab.
I'll Drink to That: Megan Glaab of Ryme Cellars. Episode 273 of I'll Drink to That has been released, and features Megan Glaab, one of the partners of Ryme Cellars, a boutique wine label in Sonoma County. The interview discus...
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Shhhh. Don't wake up the baby vines. George Rose checks out a new vineyard in Paso Robles.
Vinography Images: Baby Vines. Baby Vines PASO ROBLES, CA: A series of new vineyard plantings help to reshape the rolling hills near Paso Robles, California. Once one of California's largest AVAs (American Viticultural Areas...
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Some of the most impressive Cabernets made in Napa.
Tasting Integrity: 25 Years of Corison Napa Cabernet.
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The world's first wine bar opened.... 10 million years ago?!?
The World's First Wine Bar. Scientists have long known that our relationship with booze goes back a ways, so to speak. This past year, they traced our genetic predisposition to digest alcohol back to at least 10 million years...
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Check out episode #274 of I'll Drink to That, featuring a small Italian wine importer.
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How have Italians influenced California wine? Erin Scala digs in.
Warm Up: The Italian Influence in California. Grape harvest in California's Central Valley 1898 Courtesy of USC Libraries, Special Collections. CA Historical Society Collection Over the last couple decades, Italian varieties ...
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I recently began featuring content from the world's leading wine podcast on Vinography. Check it out!
Listen Up!! I'll Drink to That on Vinography. We live in a golden age of wine content. There have never been more ways to read about wine, learn about wine, and otherwise simmer in thoughts and ideas about wine at any time i...
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Oregon Pinot, German Riesling, and Washington State Reds this past week on Vinography.
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My thoughts on what is probably the most interesting public wine tasting in California.
Drink Different: Highlights From the 7% Solution Tasting. One of the
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Step into the mist with George Rose​.
Vinography Images: From the Fog. From the Fog SANTA ROSA, CA: New Pinot Noir vines at Gaps Crown Vineyard are dampened by a thick fog near Santa Rosa, California. INSTRUCTIONS: Download this image by right-clicking on the im...
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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
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San Francisco, CA
Previously
Aspen, CO - Tokyo, Japan - Palo Alto, CA
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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.
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  • Stanford University
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