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The Essence of Wine Book Project

A project in San Francisco, CA by Alder Yarrow

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A coffee table book of amazing photographs about the flavors and aromas that make wine magical. With wine recommendations and essays.
Backers: 183
Average Pledge Per Backer: $132

Funded: $24,240 of $18,000
Dates: Dec 2nd -> Jan 1st (30 days)
Project By: Alder Yarrow
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Latest News

Kickstarter-Success “The Essence of Wine” Earns a Spot on the New York Times Best Wine Books of 2014 List

December 22nd - via:
Blurb, the independent book and magazine publishing platform, today announced that wine blogger and Blurb author Alder Yarrow’s first book, The Essence of Wine: Celebrating the Delights of the Palate, made the New York Times’ Best Wine Books of 2014 list which is compiled by wine writer, Eric Asimov, each year. Yarrow joins a growing list of experts and authors who have opted to use self-publishing platforms like Blurb in order to retain complete creative control over their work, bringing their books to market in record time. (Read More)

Fully funded

December 27th - via:
Hello everyone, Just a quick note to let you all know that this project is now fully funded with four days left to go. Thanks for all your support, and happy holidays. More to come. Alder  (Read More)

Press Coverage of The Essence of Wine

December 21st - via:
Hi everyone! We're 78% funded at the moment, and word is spreading. This week the project got featured in the Aspen Times Magazine alongside another wine book by a fellow former Aspenite, Richard Betts.  The folks at Mohawk Paper got excited about... (Read More)

Holiday Cards For Sending

December 20th - via:
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13 Days Left, 65% Funded, Preview of a Page or Two

December 19th - via:
Hello everyone!This project has had some great momentum, and we've just crossed the halfway mark through the four weeks of the campaign.  We're 65% funded and growing thanks to you wonderful 89 backers. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I've been... (Read More)

One week in and going strong!

December 10th - via:
Hi everyone! The Essence of Wine Book Project is a week old and 40% funded already.  Thank you so much to all of you early supporters. Your enthusiasm and interest are a ray of sunshine in this (very chilly) month of December. I'm super excited... (Read More)

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