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Times wine guy Eric Asimov examines the practice of sommeliers tasting bottles before serving them, which is apparently something that happens in a lot of the city's top restaurants, sometimes without the customer knowing. Le Bernardin's Aldo Sohm, is however, one of the only sommeliers to still use the "tastevin," a shallow silver cup historically used for such things. [NYT]

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