According to cocktail book author and mixologist Anthony Giglio, the five S's of wine tasting include: See, Swirl, Sniff and Swish. Can you guess the fifth?
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[BLANK_AUDIO] [MUSIC] We have five Ss of tasting. The five
Ss are such, But first is to see the wine.
You actually wanna hold the glass over something white like
your tasting sheet and just hold it sideways. And you
look down through the glass. What we're doing is, we're
looking at the depth of color. Can you see through
this wine? Also, that rim, that little halo around the
edge, that halo around the rim is a secret about
the wine. How old is the wine? How brown is
it at the rim or not? If the rim is
really thick. It could be as thick as my thumb
nail, it is very, very old. We are going take
this glass and give it a swirl. The second it
swirl. We have alcohol here. We are vaporizing alcohol. We
want the alcohol to come up on the side of
the glass it vaporizes and you get a smell of
perfume. The third S is to sniff. So we are
looking for fruity things and earthy thing in red wine.
We don't want wet cardboard. When we were tasting them
earlier we had two corked wines today. Not so bad,
but it happens and they smell like rank, wet cardboard,
something you found in the basement. We wanna smell