How to Host a Wine Tasting Party?

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Host a fun wine and cheese party that won’t bring you boredom with these ten simple tips.

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Easy wine selection
Keep it simple by collecting three wines for your party, one red like Cabernet, Merlot or Pinot Noir, one white like Riesling, Chardonnay or Sauvifnon Blanc, and one sparkling such as champagne, Cava or Prosecco. You need a half bottle of wine per person every two hours for your party.

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Personalized wine glasses
Needless to say how important drinkware sets are in a wine tasting party. Personalize the wine glasses by dipping them into color chalkboard paint and write down their names on the glass base. Guests can take glasses home as part of favors.

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Serve wine at the right temperature
Shelf each wine to temperature before guests arrive. Red wine should be stored at the temperature of 60℃, the white at 50℃ and the sparkling at 40℃.

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Wine info tags
Make tags for the wine to provide guests about each one. Include info like year, varietal, region, country, weight and notes. decorate the tags with colorful ballpoint pens.

Cheese board basics
For the first course, serve easy-to-find budget friendly supermarket cheeses. Pick selection with the variety of flavor profiles.

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Satisfying snacks
Pair with snacks with nuts, dry food and crackers you can buy that will both compliment the cheese you selected.

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Herb bundle garnish
Add color and texture by dressing your cheese plates with simple herb tided in kitchen to create a designer-looking presentation. You can use rosemary, sprouted chives.

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Bite-sized snacks
For the second course, serve easy homemade or store-bought one-bite appetizers. Antipasto bites pair well with red wine. Vegetarian quiches pair well with white wine.

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Plate cleanser
As a plate cleanser, serve ice you can make ahead,. Putting a little effort into presentation like this will really wow your guests. They are super cute.

Chocolate
Chocolate ans wine work well together to please your guests. Serve decorative desserts like chocolate to end the evening. Dark chocolate pairs well with red wines

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