Wine Protips Video: How To Swirl Your Wine

[Video: Jessica Leibowitz]

We're excited to introduce a new video series here on Serious Eats: Drinks. Please welcome Patrick Cappiello, the Wine Director at GILT at The New York Palace Hotel, who will be joining us with a few wine tips!

In this week's episode, Patrick teaches us how—and why—to swirl a glass of wine, and helps us avoid wine-splashing disaster.

Are you a wine swirl master? Ever had a swirling faux-pas? Got more tips for perfecting your technique? Let us know in the comments.