√Čtiquette¬†: spittoon

How to spit wine

Sometimes when I teach WSET, people get afraid when we get to the tasting portion. When I tell them that we will spit the wine, some get scared of having to spit wine ūüėā They ask me if they really have to because they feel like: 1. it is disgusting, 2. it is not respectful of the work of the producers. But you know what: it is actually cool to spit wine. Because it is the way to be able to taste several wines without getting drunk! ūü•ī And this will allow you to properly assess all the wines you will encounter at a tasting. Let me explain you how!