By Bianca Bosker

ISBN-10: 0143128094

ISBN-13: 9780143128090

ISBN-10: 1432844253

ISBN-13: 9781432844257

INSTANT NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER
ONE OF THE NEW YORK occasions CRITICS' best BOOKS OF 2017

Named a most sensible e-book of 2017 through NPR, Fortune, Smithsonian, Bustle, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Booklist, and more

“Thrilling . . . [told] with gonzo élan . . . whilst the sommelier and blogger Madeline Puckette writes that this booklet is the Kitchen Confidential of the wine international, she’s now not wrong, though invoice Buford’s Heat is most likely a colour closer.” —Jennifer Senior, The long island Times
 
Professional journalist and novice drinker Bianca Bosker didn’t understand a lot approximately wine—until she found an alternative universe the place style reigns superb, a global of elite sommeliers who devote their lives to the pursuit of taste. Astounded through their fervor and doubtless superhuman sensory powers, she got down to discover what drove their obsession, and no matter if she, too, may well turn into a “cork dork.”

With boundless interest, humor, and a hefty dose of skepticism, Bosker takes the reader inside of underground tasting teams, specific ny urban eating places, California mass-market wine factories, or even a neuroscientist’s fMRI computer as she makes an attempt to respond to the main nagging query of all: what’s the large deal approximately wine? What she learns will swap how you drink wine—and, probably, how you live—forever.

“Think: Eat, Pray, Love meets Somm.” —theSkimm

“As informative because it is, good, intoxicating.” —Fortune

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