I just saw my last account. The owner/wine buyer is an interesting guy… which is to say that he’s a total whack-job, but so are the majority of them, so I usually don’t think much of it.
Since it was my last account, when he asked if I wanted to taste with him, I said sure. And when I was getting up to leave (of course, he didn’t order anything), he said, “You know, I like you. You’re the only rep I sat with today who actually drank the wine. Most of them just spit it out.”
I told him thank you, but that usually I wouldn’t taste with him but that he was my last account of the day. And I said, “I usually spit, too.”
“Oh my,” he said, shaking his head. “And your husband doesn’t mind that you don’t swallow?”
And that is when I left.
Icky icky ick ick ick.