When you throw a dinner party, you’ll be faced with several pressures. What wine or wines do you serve? How much food should you have? How can you make sure that people have a great time at your party?
It may be the difference between throwing an epic party that your friends talk about for months or throwing one that they still talk about for months, but for all the wrong reasons.
Throwing great dinner parties can be really fun – and cause crazy stress at the same time.
One of the biggest stressors is how much wine will you need to have on hand so that you don’t run out during the party.
You’ve been invited to a wine and dinner party. There will be people to mingle with, wine to be drunk, and food to be eaten. Sounds like a fun evening out, right?
Maybe, maybe not.
The pressure is intense. One faux pas, one little slip-up, may be the difference between you getting lots more dinner invitations or heating up some ramen noodles while binging-watching Netflix in your pajamas next weekend.
Read on for the five worst wine mistakes you can make attending a wine and dinner party.
When you’re planning the great parties and celebrations in your life, there are so many details to get straight. From the guest list to the location and the food and the drinks and the entertainment – the list can literally seem endless.
Mingling and chatting with friends while enjoying a good glass of wine at a party is one of the most pleasant of life's simple joys. Yet, the irony is that whether it's for holiday festivities, a wedding reception, or any number of other special occasions, trying to pick the wines for a party can be one of the most stressful parts of planning such an event.