Bianca Bosker - Author of Cork Dork, A brilliant Read.

Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker. A great read, I Love it.

"Cork Dork" is a memoir by Bianca Bosker, a journalist who delves into the world of wine and the people who are passionate about it. The book follows Bosker's journey as she leaves her job as an executive digital editor to become a sommelier. The book is a fascinating and humorous look into the world of wine and the people who are obsessed with it.

The book starts with Bosker's introduction to the world of wine, in which she describes her initial encounters with wine and her lack of knowledge and understanding of it. She then describes her decision to leave her job and pursue a career in wine. She starts working as a server in a wine bar, and it's there that she meets the master sommelier, Aldo Sohm, who becomes her mentor.

Bosker's journey to becoming a sommelier is not an easy one. She describes the rigorous and grueling training process, which includes memorizing thousands of wine varietals and vintages, as well as passing a series of difficult exams. She also describes the intense competition among aspiring sommeliers and the cutthroat nature of the wine industry.

Throughout the book, Bosker explores the science behind wine and the art of tasting it. She describes the different wine regions, grape varietals, and winemaking techniques. She also explores the different ways in which wine can be tasted and evaluated, including the traditional methods used by sommeliers and the newer, more scientific methods used by wine experts.

One of the main themes of the book is the passion and obsession that people have for wine. Bosker meets a variety of people in the wine industry, from master sommeliers and winemakers to collectors and enthusiasts. She describes the lengths to which some of these people will go to acquire rare and expensive bottles of wine.

The book also delves into the business side of the wine industry, including the politics and economics behind the production and distribution of wine. Bosker also examines the relationship between the critics and the wine industry, and the impact that their ratings and reviews can have on a wine's success.

The book is not only informative but also entertaining and written in a conversational style, making it easy to read and understand even for those who are not wine experts. The book is filled with anecdotes and personal stories that make it engaging and relatable.

"Cork Dork" is a fascinating and humorous look into the world of wine and the people who are passionate about it. It offers an insight into the science and art of wine, the business and politics of the wine industry, and the personal stories of those who are obsessed with it. It is a must-read for anyone who is interested in wine, whether you are a seasoned expert or a novice.

Winewizard was not around when Bianca was writing her book.  We look forward to Bianca Bosker trying our Winewizard smart wine aerator for her next book.

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