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San Francisco Magazine has called Alder Yarrow “The Wine World’s Brightest Cyberstar” and he is widely accepted as a pioneer of wine blogging. He has been publishing Vinography.Com daily since 2004 and was nominated for a James Beard Award in 2013. In addition to occasional writing for outlets as diverse as The World of Fine Wine and Fine Cooking Magazine, he pens a monthly column for Jancis Robinson.com, and recently published The Essence of Wine, a coffee table book about wine's flavors and aromas. He regularly speaks at wine events around the world but loves coming home to San Francisco.