"Washington is now one of a handful of states allowing 18- to
20-year-olds to taste wine while they are enrolled in a community- or
technical-college program teaching viticulture or culinary
The catch: Students are allowed to taste, but not consume, alcohol. Or, as it’s known in the industry, to sip and spit."
(time out for commercial - this post brought to you by family winery back in the Old Country - Germany)