Book buyers love Bianca Bosker’s Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste. Nine-to-fivers can live (and drink) vicariously through the 18 months this former Huffington Post editor spent preparing for the Certified Court of Master Sommelier exam.
Oenophiles aren’t the only ones willing to go to great lengths for a divine drink. As craft brews grow in popularity, so does the canon about great ales. No matter your poison, there’s a book on this list to help you wet your whistle—and it leaves you thirsty, check out Brad Hooper’s core collection of wine guides.
Educating Peter: How Anybody Can Become an (Almost) Instant Wine Expert, by Lettie Teague
A Moveable Thirst: Tales and Tastes from a Season in Napa Wine Country, by Rick Kushman
Uncorked: One Man’s Journey Through the Crazy World of Wine, by Marco Pasanella
Unquenchable: A Tipsy Quest for the World’s Best Bargain Wines, by Natalie MacLean