The practice of spitting out wine has always been a curiosity. How can you truly taste something if you don’t swallow it? After all, the lower back of the tonque must contribute something to the flavor. And why would you want to spit it out if it tastes good?
It was at a Moore Brothers tasting event where for the first time I observed, first-hand, people using a spittoon. The ritual prior to spitting consisted of swirling the wine in the glass, sticking the nose into it, taking wine into the mouth, swishing it around, and […]