Author: Alder Yarrow
About The Author
Alder Yarrow is an American wine blogger and restaurant blogger, and since 2004, publisher of “Vinography“, one of the internet’s most highly rated wine blogs. Alder regularly speaks and presents at wine events around the world including the Symposium for Professional Wine Writers at Meadowood in Napa Valley, Flavor! Napa Valley, and the Aspen Food and Wine Classic. He has also appeared as a panelist and speaker for events and organizations such as Wine 2.0, The Commonwealth Club, and the Churchill Club. Since November of 2011, Alder has been a columnist for Jancis Robinson on her website jancisrobinson.com. His “Alder on America” column focuses on current events, trends, and happenings in the world of American wine. Alder is the author of The Essence of Wine, a coffee table book of photographs and essays about the many flavors and aromas of wine, as well as the author of the Sonoma and Marin County chapter of the behemoth, Opus Vino a comprehensive look at the world’s wine regions and their best wines that weighs in at 7 pounds and 800 pages, and was a finalist for the 2011 James Beard Journalism Awards. In 2013 Alder was inducted into the Wine Media Guild of New York’s Wine Writer’s Hall of Fame, an honor he shares with only 22 other living wine writers. Alder graduated from Stanford University, with time spent at Oxford University. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and daughter.