Our favorite wine guy, Matt Skinner, has done some swirling in his time. He recommends that beginners keep the glass on the table to swirl. (Beginners: You must lift the glass to sip.) To learn more from Matt, check out his new book, Heard It Through the Grapevine.
CHOW Tips are the shared wisdom of our community. If you’ve figured out some piece of food, drink, or cooking wisdom that you’d like to share on video (and you can be in San Francisco), email Meredith Arthur and tell us what you’ve got in mind.