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The Resource Cork dork : a wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters, and rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste, Bianca Bosker

Cork dork : a wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters, and rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste, Bianca Bosker

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Cork dork : a wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters, and rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste
Title
Cork dork
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a wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters, and rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste
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Bianca Bosker
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Language
eng
Summary
With boundless curiosity, humor, and a healthy dose of skepticism, professional journalist and amateur drinker Bianca Bosker takes the reader inside underground tasting groups, exclusive New York City restaurants, California mass-market wine factories, and even a neuroscientist's fMRI machine as she attempts to answer the question: What's the big deal about wine?
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A tech reporter describes her introduction to the world of master sommeliers and her in-depth investigation into the source of their interests and skills, an effort marked by work with elite tasting groups, encounters at exclusive New York restaurants, visits to California winemakers and more
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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10557051
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DLC
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Bosker, Bianca
Dewey number
641.2/2
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print lifestyles
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  • Bosker, Bianca
  • Wine and wine making
  • Journalists
  • Sommeliers
  • COOKING / Beverages / Alcoholic
Target audience
adult
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a wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters, and rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste
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Cork dork : a wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters, and rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste, Bianca Bosker
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"Gale, Cengage Learning."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-553) and index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
The rat -- The secret society -- The showdown -- The brains -- The magic kingdom -- The orgy -- The quality control -- The ten commandments -- The performance -- The trial -- The floor -- Epilogue: the blindest tasting
Control code
ocn990257642
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
587 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432844257
Lccn
2017028794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
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(OCoLC)990257642
Label
Cork dork : a wine-fueled adventure among the obsessive sommeliers, big bottle hunters, and rogue scientists who taught me to live for taste, Bianca Bosker
Publication
Note
"Gale, Cengage Learning."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 545-553) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rat -- The secret society -- The showdown -- The brains -- The magic kingdom -- The orgy -- The quality control -- The ten commandments -- The performance -- The trial -- The floor -- Epilogue: the blindest tasting
Control code
ocn990257642
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
587 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432844257
Lccn
2017028794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)990257642

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