'Taste Washington' on Serious Eats

Do You Spit When Wine Tasting? Here's How

Seasoned sippers know it's essential to expectorate when tasting a whole bunch of wine. If you swirl your glass, take a sniff, sip, swish, and then spit, you're still going to get a sense of the wine. You taste the wine. It's a wine tasting, after all, not an all-you-can-drink liquid buffet. But there's a little more to the fine art of spitting than leaning over the dump bucket found on each tasting station table and spit-tooey-ing. More

More Posts