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The Pro: Michael Schachner

Contributing Editor, Wine Enthusiast

The Trick: Pineapple

This tropical fruit does for wine flights what sorbet does between multicourse meals, says Schachner. But the key is to bite into a slightly underripe slice. “You want the pineapple to be crunchy and firm, not rock hard, and the fruit should be white, not yellow,” says Schachner. “The acidity, raw texture and dryness refresh the palate, scour away any tannic build-up, and leave you better prepared to taste.”

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