Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste

Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste Author Bianca Bosker
ISBN-10 0143128094
ISBN-13 9780143128090
Year 2017-03-28
Pages 352
Language English
Publisher Penguin Books
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThrilling told with gonzo lan When the sommelier and blogger Madeline Puckette writes that this book is theKitchen Confidentialof the wine world shes not wrong though Bill Bufords Heat is probably a shade closer Jennifer Senior The New York TimesAs informative as it is well intoxicating FortuneA funny fascinating adventure Real SimpleProfessional journalist and amateur drinker Bianca Bosker didnt know much about wineuntil she discovered an alternate universe where taste reigns supreme a world of elite sommeliers who dedicate their lives to the pursuit of flavor Astounded by theirfervor and seemingly superhuman sensory powers she set out to uncover what drove their obsession and whether she too could become a cork dork With boundless curiosity humor and a healthy dose of skepticism Bosker takes the reader inside underground tasting groups exclusive New York City restaurants California mass market wine factories and even a neuroscientists fMRI machine as she attempts to answer the most nagging question of all whats the big deal about wine What she learns will change the way you drink wineand perhaps the way you liveforever Named one of 10 New Nonfiction Food Books to Read this Spring and Summer by Bon AppetitNamed one of The 4 Books You Should Read This Spring by FortuneNamed one of 12 Nonfiction Books You Need to Read in March by Harpers BazaarNamed one of the 20 Best Nonfiction Books Coming in March 2017 by BustleNamed one of The Best Drink Books of Spring and Summer2017 by PunchNamed one of the Best Books of Early 2017 by Brightly

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Cork Dork

Cork Dork Author Bianca Bosker
ISBN-10 9780698195905
Release 2017-03-28
Pages 352

The Juice

The Juice Author Jay McInerney
ISBN-10 9781408833278
Release 2012-05-10
Pages 304