Winner of 2018 M.F.K. Fisher Award for Excellence in Culinary Writing
Finalist for the 2018 Gourmand Award for Wine Writing
Finalist for the 2018 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing (Non-Fiction)

“Think: Eat, Pray, Love meets Somm.” - theSkimm

“Reading Bianca Bosker is like sitting down with a brilliant, curious friend for an after-work drink, and suddenly finding it’s midnight and the table is littered with empty bottles. Between her hilarious exploits and thoughtful meditations on wine and life, you’ll want to stay for just one more.” - Lauren Collins, author of When In French

"[D]elightfully written and keenly observed[.]" - Walter Isaacson, author of The Innovators


Instant New York Times Bestseller

One of the New York Times Critics' Top Books of 2017

Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPRFortune, Smithsonian, Bustle, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Booklist, and more

"A marvelous journey through the mad, manic, seductive subculture of wine and wine lovers." - Susan Orlean, author of The Orchid Thief

“Thrilling...[told] with gonzo élan…[When] Madeline Puckette writes that this book is the Kitchen Confidential of the wine world, she's not wrong, though Bill Buford’s Heat is probably a shade closer.” - Jennifer Senior, The New York Times

"Cork Dork is a brilliant feat of screwball participatory journalism and Bianca Bosker is a gonzo nerd prodigy." - Jay McInerney, author of The Juice

"I loved this book.” - Mary Roach, author of Grunt

"The Kitchen Confidential of wine"- Madeline Puckette, Wine Folly

“Speaking as someone who barely knows a good Bordeaux from a bottle of Boone's Farm, I was charmed and entertained by this book. Everywhere she goes—whether it's into a busy kitchen or a vineyard, or into her own head—Bianca Bosker takes us with her.” - John Jeremiah Sullivan, author of Pulphead