Sideways, Miles Raymond

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Film Sideways
Author Alexander Payne
Role Miles Raymond
Actor Paul Giamatti

Let me show you how this is done. First thing, hold the glass up and examine the wine against the light. You’re looking for color and clarity. Just, get a sense of it. OK? Uhh, thick? Thin? Watery? Syrupy? OK? Alright. Now, tip it. What you’re doing here is checking for color density as it thins out towards the rim. That’s gonna tell you how old it is, among other things. It’s usually more important with reds. OK? Now, stick your nose in it. Don’t be shy, really get your nose in there. Mmm… a little citrus… maybe some strawberry … and, oh, there’s just like the faintest soup├žon of like asparagus and just a flutter of a, like a, nutty Edam cheese…

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