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Wine, as the old gods intended - a celebration of nature absent of shame and overflowing with LIFE. ----> Map, Prints, T's <----

Turncoat Wine Co. will be a gallery, wine bar, restaurant, and shop in the heart of California’s Central Coast. The designs you see here, are custom made by us, a.k.a. Proof Wine Collective a little design studio in California.

  • Concept: NEW print detailing every drug/vice done by each President
  • Style: single color engraving (satirical Hogarthian pastiche, 1700’s)
  • Sources: are legit
  • Size: 24in x 18in (full) 10in x 18in (mini)
  • Printing: Offset printing on heavyweight uncoated matte paper

LARGER IMAGES AND BACK OF PRINT (psychedelic engraving

  • Concept: NEW print highlighting the world’s paramount wine regions 
  • Style: beautifully detailed map - colorized engraving (“Age of Enlightenment”, 1700’s France)
  • Size: 40in x 27in (full) 16in x 12in (mini)
  • Printing: Offset printing on heavyweight uncoated matte paper
  • Countries [11]: Italy, France, Spain, USA (California, Oregon, Washington, New York), Argentina, Australia, South Africa, Chile, Germany, Portugal, New Zealand

LARGER IMAGES AND BACK OF PRINT \\\ www.turncoatwine.com

T-shirt of your choice: "Presidential" or "Pangea" (S, M, L, XL) Silk-screened on soft American Apparel T's. $22 each.

DETAIL OF PRESIDENT'S T-SHIRT \\\ DETAIL OF PANGEA T-SHIRT

All backers receive immediate access to digital downloads of both prints (front and backs) in PDF format. As digital downloads, the prints are presented in a readable but not full resolution of the original prints. They are intended for your personal use only.

This is something we are really excited to offer! Our Patron of the Arts backers have the unique opportunity to receive a customized piece of art -  inspired by you, designed by us. We will make two copies: One for your walls, and one for ours. Your work will be proudly displayed on our walls for two years! Sizes range from 4" x 4" to 4' x 4' - so if you're looking for something to finally fill that empty wall space, keep this in mind.

A legal declaration: Proof Wine Collective and Turncoat reserves the right to hack, resell, remake, mashup, destroy, reinvent, talk-shit-on, reappropriate and consume anything it has made, or, is making, or, will ever make in the future. We reserve all copyrights to our works, and hope that someday we can sell our entire catalog to Disney.

THE BIG PICTURE: What is Turncoat Wine Co.?
 Our mission is simple: To build our own DIY Winetopia- an interactive gallery and bar without snobbery or pretense, that will invite people from around the world and down the street to fall in love with wine.

At Turncoat we will start the conversation about wine all over again.

WHO IS BEHIND THE CURTAIN? 
Turncoat is the most recent project of Proof Wine Collective, a small creative studio in San Luis Obispo, CA . Proof’s Founder and Creative Director is Josh McFadden, a 31 yr. old college drop-out, sommelier, and self-taught entrepreneur who has spent over ten years mastering ins and outs of the wine industry as a wine buyer, wine shop clerk, cellar rat, harvest worker, cook, server, and wine label designer. And now he’s ready to catapult Proof into Turncoat Wine Co.



WHERE WILL TURNCOAT BE LOCATED?
 Turncoat Wine Co. will be located in the center of the rapidly growing wine region that is the Central Coast of California. In addition to being a wine bar, the 4000 sq. ft. space is a full-service restaurant, lounge, wine shop (500 + local and international wines), playroom for tastings and pairings, an event destination and a retail space. We will open in the Spring of 2013.

WHY DO WE NEED YOUR MONEY? 
We are a small outfit with big dreams. The $25,000 we are asking for will help us cover the costs of: installing a custom bar, paint, hiring electricians and plumbers, fixing the concrete floors, building lighting fixtures, dishwasher, building custom furniture pieces, gas stove-top, prep refrigerators, oven, dishes, glasses, etc...


“SO WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?” YOU ASK: 
What you can get in return is a chance to own our newest art prints (available exclusively on Kickstarter!!), awesome t-shirts, and a custom art piece for your home that we will also feature in Turncoat itself (see our "Patron of the Arts" example and information below).

In backing our Kickstarter, you have the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting passionate creatives with a nose for both wine and design and enabling us to continue to do what we do best---> making things as awesome as we can!  Many thanks to all who have supported us and we look forward to seeing you at Turncoat Wine Co. 

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

The most serious challenges and risks for us with Turncoat lay in the myriad of city, county, state, and interstate agencies we will have to weave through, and get approval from, in order to make our space (Retail-shop/Restaurant/Wine-Bar/Living-gallery) a reality. We will have to jump through a lot of people's hoops-- Everything from the Health Dept. to California’s Alcoholic Beverage Control to the City planning office; we’ll have to go through it all, mostly fees and paperwork, but sometimes they will require us to make significant changes to our vision. Despite being creatives, with our heads in the clouds, we do understand structure and the need to play well with others, and we look forward to creating a space that can be fully embraced by the community at large. We have been blessed to be working with an incredibly resourceful and experienced contractor, who has played a go-between with us and the city planning office. Without such assistance, Turncoat would never be at the stage it is right now.

We have gone to great lengths to make sure that every aspect of the backer rewards stays on schedule. First batch prints and t-shirts will be delivered to backers during the second and third week of December. Just in time for the holidays!

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    Immediate access to digital downloads of both prints: "Presidential Drugs of Choice" & "Wine Pangea" (included with all other backer levels)

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    SPECIAL #1: You get BOTH prints (mini-editions) "Wine Pangea" (16"x12"), "Presidential Drugs of Choice" (10"x8") FREE SHIPPING

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    T-shirt of your choice: "Presidential" or "Pangea" (S, M, L, XL) Silkscreened on soft American Apparel T's.

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    "Presidential Drugs of Choice" Print (size: 24"x18", two-sided) depicting a massive presidential party! Surrounded by a list of their favorite vices. Who knew Obama was a sucker for homebrews?

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    "Wine Pangea" Print (size: 40"x27", two-sided) The world as we see it. We took the top 11 wine producing countries and created a massive wine super continent, listing 438 of the worlds wine regions. Wine tasting trip to the wine pangea? Book me a ticket!

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    $65 COMBO: One of Each Print (save $12) "Presidential Drugs of Choice" Print AND "Wine Pangea" Print

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    $135 COMBO: Two of EVERYTHING (save $63) 2x..."Presidential Drugs of Choice" Prints/ 2x..."Wine Pangea" Prints/ 2x...T-shirts of your choice: "Presidential" or "Pangea" (S, M, L, XL)...

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    FOR TASTING ROOMS & RETAIL OUTLETS 10-PACK of Presidential Prints in retail ready packaging! (50% OFF MSRP)

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    PATRON OF THE ARTS: 4" x 4" custom art piece, framed. Inspired by you, designed by us. One for you, one for Turncoat. IN ADDITION: 2 PRINTS & 1 T-SHIRT

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    PATRON OF THE ARTS: 8" x 8" custom art piece, framed. Inspired by you, designed by us. One for you, one for Turncoat. IN ADDITION: 2 PRINTS & 1 T-SHIRT

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    PATRON OF THE ARTS: 48" x 48" custom art piece, printed on museum quality stretched canvas or equivalent. Inspired by you, designed by us. One for you, one for Turncoat. IN ADDITION: 5 OF EACH PRINT & 5 OF EACH T-SHIRT. Wow!

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