Spitting gracefully seems oxymoronic, but wine guy Matt Skinner does it with a sweet purse of the lips. He demonstrates a professional spit, and suggests that spitters swallow about a quarter of the wine in order to get a true sense of the texture and taste. To learn more from Matt, check out his new book, Heard It Through the Grapevine.
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