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Cork Dork
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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A marvelous journey through the mad, manic, seductive subculture of wine and wine lovers. Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief The Kitchen Confidential of wine: Read this book, and youll never be intimidated by wineor wine snobsagain. Madeline Puckette, co-author of Wine Folly Like many of us, amateur drinker and professional 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, identify the grape a bottle was made from, in what year, and where it was producedwithin acres. Where she tasted wine, these master sommeliers 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 cork dork. Thus begins a year and a half long adventure that takes the reader inside elite tasting groups, exclusive New York City restaurants, a California mass market wine "factory," and even a neuroscientists fMRI machine as Bosker attempts to answer the most nagging question of all: whats the big deal about wine? Counterintuitive, compulsively readable, and hilarious, Cork Dork illuminates how tasting better can help us live betterand will change the way you drink wine forever. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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jenniferw88
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Avanders Fun!! 👏🏽👏🏽😘 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 👏🏻📚🙌🏻 2w
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JenReadsAlot
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Pickpick

Read this years ago so wanted to do audio this time around and think I enjoyed it even more!

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JenReadsAlot
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Saw these out walking and thought they were so pretty!

kspenmoll Beautiful color! 3mo
DivineDiana They are! 🌷 3mo
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Kshakal
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Yesterday I had a much needed girls wine trip day!!

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 4mo
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mcctrish
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Pickpick

I really enjoyed listening to this! I learned so much about how wine is made, served, tasted. As usual I wish I had a hard copy because some points are already getting fuzzy in my brain. If you are a wine drinker, this is really interesting

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mcctrish
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I‘m audio dinner making ( recipe is brussels sprouts and gnocchi from HalfBakedHarvest‘s new Every Day cookbook)

Soubhiville Oh yum! 4mo
mcctrish @Soubhiville it was sooo good 4mo
Trashcanman Sounds delicious 4mo
mcctrish @Trashcanman it really really was 4mo
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mcctrish
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Our Florida vacation sandwich from HalfBakedHarvest‘s new Every Day cookbook. It was super yummy and easy to make ( no grouper in Southern Ontario to buy so I used tilapia )

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mcctrish
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Happy to start this today 🎉🎉🍷

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jenniferw88
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5 🌟 and quite a few 🤣🤣🤣

As someone who doesn't drink much alcohol due to being on lots of medication, this was very interesting for me!

mcctrish I‘ve just grabbed this on audio 5mo
CaramelLunacy I'm reading this one at the moment, too! 5mo
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jenniferw88
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This book is currently providing me with lots of #laughter - expecting a high rating when I finish it! #200pnpcovers @CrowCAH @mabell

CrowCAH I love me some wine 🍷 5mo
Oryx This was such an interesting read. Really enjoyed it. 5mo
mabell Oh this sounds fun! Especially if it‘s humorous! 5mo
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Leftcoastzen
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I was really impressed with Boskers deep dive into wine. Not only does she do time as a cellar rat , she befriends wine experts to accelerate her learning curve.She explores the science of smell & taste with experts.The dedication of both the sommeliers & wine obsessives makes for a fun & informative read.🍷

vivastory This has been on my TBR for far too long. It sounds like such a fun read! 9mo
Leftcoastzen @vivastory it was very fun ! Her enthusiasm kept my interest up . 9mo
vivastory I heard she owns a wine bar in NY. If so I will definitely be stopping next time I'm in NY. 9mo
JenReadsAlot Great book! 9mo
vivastory I messaged you on GR re: NYRBBOOKCLUB 9mo
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I‘ve had this one for awhile and decided it was time. I love the premise of a novice getting hyper stoked to learn or try something different in a immersive year of experience-reading, cooking, living biblically etc. It lets the narrator learn with you so it seems less like a textbook. I learned a ton about wine and the people that love and profit from it. Really quick read, Lots of great facts.

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Leftcoastzen
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#julyjourneys #winetasting Don‘t mind if I do! I miss all California wine country locations .Right now tasting while watching the Giants/Pirates.Need to get to this title too!🍷My glass came from Whole Foods , wine bottle crafted into drinking glass .I have stems but I also have cats 😉

Eggs Great idea for a sturdy wine vessel!! 🍷🍇👏🏻 13mo
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This how we do staff meetings at the winery!!

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Emilymdxn
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I‘ve got a bit obsessed with wine tasting recently (Britain‘s third lockdown means everyone needs new hobbies I think haha) and this was every bit as good as Litsy made me think it would be. Personable, lighthearted but still expert, I learned a lot about wine but mainly I loved the people and the insight into the world. My little wine journal and my £.50 supermarket wine can‘t aspire to this but we can dream...

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JenReadsAlot
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Not typical #winecountry but a few wineries in a pretty area in Missouri. #Litsyspringbreak @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @TheKidUpstairs

TheKidUpstairs Fun! Thanks for sharing 🍷😁 (I so want to read the tagged book!) 1y
JenReadsAlot @TheKidUpstairs it is a great book! 1y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Awesome 🍷📚 1y
KLyn1 That was a fun little wine tour - minus some of the little windy/hilly roads 🙃 1y
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Mtroiano
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Pickpick

This was definitely a #blameitonLitsy buy. I loved this book. It allowed me to experience the world of Sommeliers and what it takes to become one. I am too poor to experience the world of high end wine any other way 🙃

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Rachel.Rencher
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Is there anything better than your s.o. getting sucked into a good book? 😍

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Mehso-so

This book was interesting with glimpses into the world of wine that I loved but also moved really slowly in places and went off on tangents that I just didn‘t care about. If it wasn‘t for a challenge and I wasn‘t reading in audio, I likely wouldn‘t have finished it. #Booked2020 #wineorwhine @Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft

Cinfhen I felt the same way... I was completely underwhelmed 2y
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Julsmarshall
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Trying this one again for the #wineorwhine prompt. I didn‘t finish it on audio the first time I checked it out. Will try again :) It has a lot of info about smells. #Booked2020 @Cinfhen @4thhouseontheleft @BarbaraTheBibliophage

Cinfhen I wanted to love this book but ultimately I was disappointed/ I just don‘t get the ambition over being a CORK DORK 😜 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Any luck? Sounds like it‘s had some mixed reviews ... 🍷 2y
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vivastory
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NPR: What are you doing to prepare for next Tuesday?

Sace Making sure there's plenty of Benadryl for Tuesday and Wednesday 😂 Mainly I've been listening to the Pantsuit Politics podcast and Charlie Sykes' podcast (he's conservative, but palatable and really helps me understand classical conservatism.) I think I'm a frustrated wonk 🤣 2y
Scochrane26 My friends say they‘re going to order Mexican or Chinese food. I may go over to their house or order some at mine. 2y
Suet624 Working 7 am till midnight in the clerk‘s office/at the polls working with the ward clerks. I remember doing this when Obama won the first time. Students were streaming through the streets singing. Horns were honking. There was such joy. We were still inside dealing with post election stuff. I keep putting that image in my mind so I can hold on to hope. I want to feel happy. I just don‘t know what I‘ll do if the result goes to the orange man. 2y
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Suet624 My daughter is also in a close race so I have my fingers crossed for her. I know I haven‘t answered your question. What I‘d really like to do is go to@bed at 8 pm and wake up to a new world. (edited) 2y
Suet624 What are you doing?? 2y
vivastory @Sace I've never heard either of those podcasts, but I am familiar with Sykes. I remember him as a contributor when I used to watch MSNBC. I agree, I think it's important to try to understand classical GOP even if you disagree. Of course the current GOP bears almost no resemblance to conservatism as it used to be. (edited) 2y
MsMelissa I‘m preparing by not watching the news. My husband loves election coverage, any election coverage even if it‘s not an election we are involved with. His favourite is American presidential election coverage even though we aren‘t American and don‘t live in the US. Let me tell you he can‘t wait for Tues night. 2y
vivastory @Scochrane26 Mexican sounds great....I might order that...or pizza... 2y
vivastory @Suet624 Election Night 2008 is one of the best memories of my life. I tear up thinking about the joy & optimism we felt as a nation. I was going to ask how your daughter's race is going. I'm keeping my fingers crossed, my friend! Again thank you so much for all of the work you have been doing during this dark time in our country. I am taking the day off. After voting I will probably read for a few hours & order in. I'm also planning on taking off 2y
vivastory @Suet624 the following day. I'm hopeful for a resounding victory, but I imagine either way I'll be in no state to work on Wed. 2y
vivastory @Book_Fiend_Melissa I will say that if things turn out badly I will be avoiding all news coverage like the COVID for at least several months. In 2016 the only thing I could handle was Turner Movie Classics for like 6 months 2y
Sace @vivastory It's really sad how un conservative the GOP seems to be. A democracy demands at least two parties and right now the extremes at both ends are forgetting that. 2y
Suet624 That‘s a great plan to take Wednesday off. Either way you/we will need it. My daughter‘s opponent has been receiving money from anti-LGBTQ donors and Republicans. My daughter has a ton of support, but still...it‘s backwoods Vermont. Hard to say how it will go. 2y
Sace PS I read this book soon after the election and it really restored my faith in conservative humanity (🤣). I really needed it. 2y
KVanRead Literally loling right now! Gotta get me some Cardboardeau. This post makes me think of the of the old Groucho line: Better a bottle in front of me than a frontal lobotomy...praying I won‘t need one after Tuesday 🙏🥂 2y
MsMelissa I avoid most news these days, which is a weird for me cause I‘m a news junkie. But it is either too depressing or just makes me downright angry. I‘m cautiously optimistic you‘ll get the result you are hoping for on Tuesday 🤞🏻 (edited) 2y
KVanRead I have also signed up for get out the vote textathons with Color of Change. Yesterday was my first and it was great to see so many enthusiastic, positive faces via Zoom - much better than doomscrolling or watching the news. The volunteer turnout was so high they actually ran out of assignments and canceled today‘s event but I‘m signed up every day through Tuesday so hopefully I‘ll get to do it again. 2y
KVanRead @Book_Fiend_Melissa my husband alternates between news sites and BC real estate sites 🤣 2y
KVanRead @Suet624 how fantastic that your daughter is running. I‘ll be rooting for her! 🤞🏽 2y
vivastory @KVanRead Groucho has so many great lines. There's a blurb from him on this month's NYRB selection 2y
MicheleinPhilly Today is my last day of work until Thursday. I will likely be adult Capri Sunning it until then. 2y
Suet624 @KVanRead thanks so much! And thank you for volunteering! 2y
Laughterhp Cardbordeaux made me laugh out loud! 😂 2y
Kangaj1 @Book_Fiend_Melissa For my husband as well, Election night is his Super Bowl. We have largely stayed of social media in the last month. My work gave us the day off, so I hope to read a lot! I almost took Wed off, but I have some big meetings I can't reschedule. And I don't think we will know the winner yet anyway! 2y
BarbaraBB @MicheleinPhilly 😂😂 I hope Wednesday you‘ll wake up without a hangover to a new world. Same of course goes for you Scott 🍷🍷 2y
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Leftcoastzen
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As If there isn‘t enough misery from the fires in California !Since reds are made with the grapes skins on,and they were spoiled by ash & smoke smell, many Reds will not be made in 2020 .😞 https://abc7news.com/society/sonoma-co-wineries-expect-wine-shortages-due-to-wil...

Beatlefan129 ☹️ 2y
Suet624 Those wineries have had it rough over the last few years. 2y
KVanRead 😥😥😥 2y
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Smarkies
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This book definitely immerses you into the world of wine. I may not drink it but I now appreciate its world alot more.
Read for #booked2020 #wineorwhine
@Cinfhen @BarbaraTheBibliophage @4thhouseontheleft

BarbaraTheBibliophage I picked this up on sale not long ago. I‘m not much of a drinker, but the information about wine production and tasting intrigues me. 2y
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OriginalCyn620 👍🏻📚🍷 2y
JenReadsAlot Loved this book! 2y
Sace Off topic, but have y'all seen the ad for the Philadelphia cream cheese schmear-lier? 🤣 2y
Kshakal @Sace yes... cracks me up every time!! 2y
Kshakal @JenReadsAlot 😍😍😍 2y
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Cinfhen
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I think in normal times this book would have been a total hit for me, but these are not normal days🙁The whole world of wine enthusiasts and sommeliers just left me with a bad taste😝These people are so consumed with pursuing a degree that is basically meaningless ( I know sour grapes 🍇 Im being judgmental) loved the writing, but couldn‘t get onboard with the concept. #WhineOrWine #Booked2020 #ItsMeNotYou 4 🌟for the writing

BarbaraBB The art of wine seems so irrelevant these days. Wine is to drink, to console us, to relieve us a bit of our anxiety. I can imagine this book is not what it would have been a month ago. 2y
Hooked_on_books I‘ve always found wine enthusiasts pretentious, so I loved what I read about a study that was done about taste. When red food coloring was added to white wines, the subjects in the study used red wine descriptors to describe the flavor undertones! Ha! “Tobacco, cherry, oaky.” Whatever, dude, they‘re grapes! 2y
Cinfhen Ha!!! Exactly @Hooked_on_books @BarbaraBB let me just have a drink 🍷 2y
TrishB I‘m trying not to judge some of the books I‘m reading knowing it‘s me not them! I totally get what you mean. 2y
Cinfhen You REALLY get me @TrishB 😘😘😘😘 2y
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Cinfhen
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I‘m slowly making my through this book. I adore Bianca but her circle of sommeliers are grating on my nerves. They all seem so trivial and insignificant. I have a feeling I picked the wrong time to read this one.

rockpools Yup. I must have tried on dozens of audiobooks in the last couple of weeks- nothing fits! 2y
Lesanne Agreed. I read it a year or two ago. Enjoyed it then but I can see how it would seem trivial at the moment. 2y
Cinfhen Even a month ago I might have been smitten @Lesanne @RachelO 🙄🤷🏼‍♀️ 2y
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Cinfhen
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See the Starbucks via pack...it‘s my LAST one 😲😱😫I guess I‘m going have to switch to #WineOrWhine 😝Starting this book today for #Booked2020 🍷🍾

Megabooks Enjoy!! I read the audiobook and loved it! 2y
BarbaraBB This may be my choice for this prompt too. I‘ve limited myself to wine only in the weekend. These times would easily turn me into daily drunkenness 🤷🏻‍♀️😂 2y
Cinfhen Luckily wine and alcohol is sold in the regular supermarket so it falls under “essentials” @BarbaraBB 🍷😁 2y
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BarbaraBB Essentials 😂 My sister and I and our families bought a house together in which we live separately together. Her husband owns a wine shop so the essentials are within reach for me too luckily 😀🍷🍷 2y
KarenUK Loved this one.. 💕... I highly recommend the documentary SOMM from 2013 as a companion piece... @Cinfhen @barbarabb ... i think it‘s available on hoopla... (edited) 2y
BarbaraBB @KarenUK I‘ve watched that one! An amazing documentary! 2y
Cinfhen Thanks for the suggestion, Karen ❤️Cheers my lovely friends 🥂🥂🥂 @BarbaraBB @KarenUK 2y
JenReadsAlot Good book! 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Oh no ... coffee deficit. Definitely switch to vino! 🍷 2y
Cinfhen I‘m saving the pack for a full on emergency @BarbaraTheBibliophage I used a maxwells packet I pilfered from a hotel stay over the summer 2y
Cinfhen I thought I‘d start yesterday but I got distracted @JenReadsAlot hope to start today! I‘ve heard good things and I love first person nonfiction so I‘m looking forward 🥂 2y
BarbaraTheBibliophage @Cinfhen Proper coffee emergency planning is essential! 2y
Cinfhen So glad you understand @BarbaraTheBibliophage ☕️☕️☕️ 2y
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Ncostell
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I really enjoyed this deep dive into the life of a sommelier and the world of wine aficionados. Bianca Bosker tackles this from many angles, delving into the science of smell and taste, the extensive training that sommeliers undergo and the Michelin starred restaurant scene. I think I‘ll be more adventurous the next time I pick up a bottle at the store or go out to dinner but I will definitely not be spending hundreds of dollars on a bottle!

gradcat Stacked! Great review!! ♥️ 2y
Ncostell @gradcat Thanks! It was fun to live vicariously through this book while learning along the way. At times like this I may need a little wine! 2y
Leftcoastzen I need to get to this! 2y
Ncostell @Leftcoastzen. Hope you enjoy it! 2y
Megabooks I loved this too! 2y
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dgingo
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Bosker narrates her year plus journey where she quits her job as a journalist & takes a year to study wine & transform into an oenophile.

I‘m not sure I will ever look at 🍷 the same way again, but more than teaching me about wine, her story highlighted how much I don‘t know & how much there is to learn. What I do know is when given the opportunity to dine at a restaurant with a sommelier, I will put myself in his or her incredibly capable hands.

dgingo While I enjoy an occasional glass or two of wine, I am by no means a “cork dork,” but this was fascinating and engaging nonetheless. Her journey was interesting, filled with science and academic research, and a glimpse into the world inhabited by some of NYC‘s top sommeliers. 3y
dgingo Bosker aims to train her palate to detect the finest nuances in flavor, alcohol, and acidity, which often involves both oddities (licking rocks and tasting dirt, anyone?) and adventures (including some cringe-worthy mistakes and failures, especially as she navigates the nuances of proper service). 3y
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Megabooks
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I don‘t drink, have had 2-3 glasses of wine in my life, but Bianca‘s journey from noob to master in a year was utterly fascinating!! Her journey combined three things I love: science, esoteric knowledge, and hard work.

Her tenacity to leave her job, to get in blind tasting groups, to work with the best scientists, and to become an insider in that short time very much impressed the hardcore nerd in me.

A great choice for #wineorwhine #booked2020

Megabooks @BarbaraBB definitely pull this one off the shelf 👍🏻👍🏻 3y
Cinfhen This is the one I plan on reading for that prompt!!! I‘ve heard it‘s really good and your review makes me want to read it sooner than later💜 3y
4thhouseontheleft Great review! 3y
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Megabooks @Cinfhen I really hope you enjoy it! I think you will. 3y
Megabooks @4thhouseontheleft thanks!! 🤗🤗 3y
dgingo I‘m finishing this right now as an audiobook—she‘s a good narrator, too! 3y
Megabooks @dgingo I read the audiobook, too! I need to add the sticker. She is a great narrator! 3y
Megabooks @Cinfhen And the narration is great if you decide to go with the audiobook! 3y
dgingo @Megabooks 👍🏼 3y
Cinfhen Good to know!!! 3y
JenReadsAlot I loved this book! 3y
Megabooks @JenReadsAlot it‘s fantastic!! 3y
BarbaraTheBibliophage Fun pick! I keep seeing this one, but didn‘t realize what it was actually about. Thanks for filling me in! 🍷 3y
Megabooks @BarbaraTheBibliophage no problem! It was really interesting. 3y
Reviewsbylola I hate wine so much. 🤮 3y
Megabooks @Reviewsbylola I used to drink, but it was always liquor or beer. I hate wine, but I can appreciate that other people like it and the science is fascinating. But yeah, I quit drinking in 2006, so I pretty much only remember the taste of goldschlager. Lolololol! That stuff is distinct! 3y
Reviewsbylola I can‘t stand beer either. 🤢 Only liquor for me! I wish I liked wine tho. 3y
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Megabooks
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Reading this for #wineorwhine for #booked2020. So far, and I‘m about ⅔ done, chapter 7 has been the most fascinating. That‘s the chapter on mass market wines. I think I liked it because there‘s so much chemistry involved. I find food additives, and nutrition in general, fascinating. For a non-drinker, I‘m enjoying this book more than I thought I would! Yay for challenges!

BarbaraBB Great choice, I‘ve been wanting to read it too. I even think my bf has got it on his shelves. Yay for challenges indeed! 3y
Librarybelle I have this slated for that prompt too! 3y
Megabooks @BarbaraBB I‘m really enjoying it!! I hope you read it, too. It‘s fascinating. 3y
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Megabooks @Librarybelle I hope you enjoy it! 3y
Lindy I too was surprised by how fascinated I was with this book. People and their passions. 3y
Megabooks @Lindy exactly! It sounds almost fun, if I drank! 3y
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dgingo
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This one is going to help with a few of my reading challenges this year, as it was the first book of 2020 recommended to me by a colleague (monthly challenge #PBT), I‘m borrowing it from the #Library (personal challenge to use the library more), the alphabet challenge, and maybe another one or two if I can figure out what color I think the cover of the book is. #Audiobook #ReadingChallenges

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Just began listening to this on audio. I‘m loving it so far! Hopefully I‘ll still love it in 10 more hours 🤣

#wine #corkdork #audiobooks #whatimlisteningto

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Cinfhen Still on my #TBR 🥂 3y
KarenUK Loved this one. If you liked this, I‘d also recommend this documentary https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2204371/ it‘s so good... 🍷🎥 3y
lynneamch Oooh! Thanks @KarenUK for the rec. Queued now. 3y
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vivastory
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Saw this at my pharmacy tonight. Better be some magical wine for this price! 🍷🍷🍷

BarbaraTheBibliophage 🤣🍷🤣🍷🤣🍷 3y
BlameJennyJane Yikers!! 3y
LeahBergen Baha! 3y
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Gina Looks like someone was hitting the fermented juice while tagging items... 3y
SaturnDoo Looks like a CVS tag 😂🤣😂 3y
readordierachel I mean, it does have "over 30 gold medals." That kind of quality doesn't come cheap. 3y
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Leftcoastzen
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Library sale haul other half! The joke within the Irish Erotic Art Book? All the pages are blank.

LeahBergen Really? 😂😂 3y
Leftcoastzen Guessing the theory is the Irish Catholic has such shame and guilt the pages could only be blank.😂 3y
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smilingshelves
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I don't drink much wine, but I finally had to buy a bottle as I read my way through this fascinating book. Not the highest class wine, but it sure is yummy!

Princess-Kingofkings Moscato 🧡 3y
smilingshelves @Princess-Kingofkings I love Moscato and was so excited to find a peach one! 😁 3y
RealLifeReading This was such a fun read 3y
smilingshelves @RealLifeReading It really is! I love how she's digging into all aspects of the wine world, not just tasting expensive wines. 3y
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This week's episode of Unabridged was a funny one for me. "We should record an episode about cookbooks," they said. "It will be fine that you don't cook," they said.

Well, I think I made it work, but see what YOU think, and let us know! ?

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JenReadsAlot
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No reading this weekend! Having a blast with @KLyn1

BethM Ooo jealous! 3y
JenReadsAlot @BethM hey - any plans to try and have another meetup? And last night was a blast! 3y
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Smarkies
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And to make the day even better, the #cupidgoespostal package arrived!
Thank you so much for the very generous package @shadowfat ! I will be reading the tagged book very soon as I am on food memoir binge lately.😁
@BookishMarginalia

gradcat Very nice indeed! 💗 3y
RinaBrahmbhattBarot Bill Bryson book is amazing 3y
BookishMarginalia 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 3y
Smarkies @gradcat I agree! 3y
Smarkies @MyBookSwapClub I love his books in general. Looking forward to reading this one. 😁 3y
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Cinfhen #greatminds I posted that I really want this book too!!!! 🥂cheers 4y
WanderingBookaneer @Cinfhen : I listened to the audiobook and it‘s very entertaining. 4y
Cinfhen Good to know...thanks @WanderingBookaneer I‘m on an audiobook kick right now, so that sounds perfect 🧡🙌🏻🍷 4y
TheKidUpstairs Perfect pick! 4y
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Cinfhen
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#TimbitTunes I‘m hardly a #ChampionOfRedWine if anything, I prefer white but that doesn‘t stop me from ”training” with my friends. This NF has been on my TBR for a long time. I hear it‘s fascinating and fun #roséallday #ChampionsOfRedWine

LeahBergen I‘ll come and “train” with you. 😆 4y
Cinfhen Perfect 🍷🍷 @LeahBergen 4y
TrishB It gives me a really bad headache, but somehow I still like a glass or two! 4y
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Cinfhen All wine @TrishB or just red? I find red gives me headaches too, which is why I prefer white. 4y
TrishB Mostly red! I prefer fizzy 😁 4y
Cinfhen Fizzy white is the best!!! It tastes like 7Up or Sprite @TrishB 🥂 4y
arlenefinnigan 🍷Cheers! 4y
KarenUK Love this book! 👍💕 4y
TheKidUpstairs I can't drink much red either, i get quite sick. White is my friend, and bubbles make everything better! 4y
Cinfhen Glad to know I‘m not the only light weight in the group @TheKidUpstairs most people think I‘m joking when I say red doesn‘t agree with me 🤷🏼‍♀️ 4y
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TheFunkyBookworm
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The hubbs and I are enjoying our #sunnysunday morning at this hidden gem local coffee shop. Perfect Florida “winter” weather ☀️ ☕️ 📚
#anewchapter
@Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @vkois88

laur89 What a cute coffee shop! Where in Florida is this? 4y
TheFunkyBookworm @laur89 In riverview- a suburb right outside of Tampa... they have a couple of other locations around Tampa as well. It‘s adorable and perfect for reading! Where in Florida are you? 4y
laur89 I‘ll have to try and visit next time I‘m up there! I love a good coffee shop. I‘m in Miami 🌴☀️ 4y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks #Husbandsoflitsy 🌞💛 Happy Sunday!! 4y
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TheFunkyBookworm
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Does anyone else take FOREVER to read nonfiction?! I‘m constantly falling down the google rabbit hole....and I‘m the type of person who needs to look something up immediately otherwise it will niggle at my brain OR even worse, I‘ll forget about it entirely! Anywho- less of a complaint than an observation.... LOVING this book!
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BookBabe Me too, me too! 😩That‘s mainly why I don‘t read as much non-fiction as fiction. But I love how much you can learn from it 🤓 4y
TheFunkyBookworm @BookBabe haha yes! It‘s kind of annoying- but in a good way lol 😂 4y
QuietlyLaura It takes me longer, too. I love to read history but I'm afraid I'll miss some vital information so it takes me longer. 4y
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AlaMich Oh yeah, that‘s me too!! 4y
LaurenAsh Me! I always feel the need to Google pictures of everyone so I know exactly what they look like, and inevitably will get sucked down their Wikipedia page. 4y
TheFunkyBookworm @QuietlyLaura yes! Sometimes I think- u know, I could prob skim through this section, but then I feel guilty and end up reading it through properly 😂 4y
TheFunkyBookworm @LaurenAsh yes!! Esp when it comes to true crime reads- forget it! 😂 4y
hermyknee I‘ve been reading and listening to a lot of my nonfiction books. And yes, it still takes me forever, but I find the audio really brings some of the drier nonfiction to life! 4y
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TheFunkyBookworm
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I do believe this one should appeal to my taste buds a little more than my last selection...😏🍷
I can‘t believe that once upon a time I never would have picked up a nonfiction book for enjoyment- thankful Litsy has helped to broaden my reading horizons! 📚🥰

WanderingBookaneer I loved this one. 4y
TheFunkyBookworm @WanderingBookaneer yes! Glad to hear that! 4y
GypsyKat Fun picture! Prisma? 4y
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TheFunkyBookworm @GypsyKat thanks! Yes- I love checking to see what their new filter of the day is 😂 4y
GypsyKat @TheFunkyBookworm They‘ve got some great ones! 4y
aeeklund OMG THAT WINE GLASS!! 😱😱 (edited) 4y
JenReadsAlot Great book 4y
TheFunkyBookworm @aeeklund I know! My mom got it for me (I love all things mermaidy) and it‘s my fav!!! 🧜‍♀️ 🍷 4y
TheFunkyBookworm @JenReadsAlot so far so good! 4y
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vivastory
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Wine! Good for Cheers or Tears!
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#electionresultsnerves

Leftcoastzen 👋🍷Great minds think alike!😄😬 4y
vivastory @Leftcoastzen Cheers! 🍷🍷 Hopefully tonight is a happy night of drinking! 4y
nelehelen Hopefully cheers! 4y
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lynneamch Looks good. I think I'll go pour a glass. 🍷👍 4y
saresmoore Looks like I‘ll need a refill to catch up! What are you drinking tonight, friend? 4y
LeahBergen 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻 4y
LeahBergen @vivastory @saresmoore I‘m off to pour one now in continental solidarity. 4y
vivastory @saresmoore I'm starting with a Bogle red blend. If things go sideways I have a backup Mondavi Merlot. You? 4y
vivastory @LeahBergen You're a true friend! 4y
vivastory @lynneamch 👏🍷 Cheers! 4y
BethM I've got Apothic Dark. 4y
vivastory @BethM that's a good one. I haven't had apothic in awhile. I used to buy it all the time. 4y
BethM @vivastory if you like coffee/chocolate you have to the Apothic Brew! 4y
WhatThePuck My friend sent me a pic of her glasses and her tequit bottle captioned "I'm either celebrating or crying." ?? 4y
readordierachel You've got the right idea! Cheers. 4y
vivastory @readordierachel 🍷🍷 Cheers! 4y
CouronneDhiver 🍷 Cheers! 4y
saresmoore I don‘t wanna live in a red state anymore. Or, you know, the U.S. There were some good victories last night, but daily life is still a mine field and I want to SCREAM! Anyhoo, carry on with your day. Just came here to commiserate for a minute. 😭 4y
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Kshakal
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Had a very successful day of wine hopping!!! 🍷

JenReadsAlot Where did you go? 4y
Kshakal @JenReadsAlot we started at winehaven in Chisago City, Mn and then went to St. Croix Falls in Wisconsin where we hit up a fee 4y
JenReadsAlot Fun!! 4y
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