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'Cork Dork' Demystifies the Wine World and Teaches Drinkers How to Taste

Advice to people who want to learn to appreciate wine often focuses on grapes, regions and producers.

When learning to appreciate wine, don't get caught up on the grapes, regions and producers. Bianca Bosker advocates a more fundamental approach. Bosker, author of the new book Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live For Taste, says that aspiring oenophiles should instead focus on developing their senses of smell and taste.

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