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Cork dork : a wine-soaked adventure among the obsessive pros, tipsy hedonists, and mad scientists who live to taste

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Like many of us, tech reporter Bianca Bosker saw wine as a way to unwind at the end of a long day, or a nice thing to have with dinnerand that was about it. Until she stumbled on an alternate universe where taste reigned supreme, a world in which people could, after a single sip of wine, identify the grape it was made from, in what year, and where it was produceddown to the exact location, within acres. Where she tasted zwine,y these people detected not only complex flavor profiles, but entire histories and geographies. Astounded by their fanatical dedication and seemingly superhuman sensory powers, Bosker abandoned her screen-centric life and set out to discover what drove their obsession, and whether she, too, could become a zcork dork.y.

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Lyons Public Library 641.22 BOS (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
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