wine for a party

Choosing The Right Wine For A Party

Imagine the situation. There is a group of guests coming over for a dinner party, perhaps colleagues or potential clients that the host must impress. These invitees all need good entertainment, hospitality and – most importantly – great food and the right wine for a party.

But, the host barely knows these people.  The host will have a hard time understanding what type of wine the dinner guests would expect at the party.

What is a good host to do, especially with so many individuals attending?

Figuring out the type of wine for each guest is too difficult. There is no way to please all of the guests all of the time when stocking up on wine.

For starters, hosts can’t start going around asking for individual preferences. This tactic is time-consuming and a little over-kill in some circumstances. This asking approach also runs the risk of high costs. Finding individual bottles for each guest is impractical.

Instead, hosts need to stock up on an inexpensive crowd-pleaser that will get the job done.  Stocking up may seem like a risky strategy with deals and relationships on the line. But, it is possible to make a great choice with the right considerations.

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Best Wine Picks for holidays

Top Holiday Wine Picks For 2016

Best  Holiday Wine Picks

Thanksgiving dinner is those meals that have to be perfect. There are kids to satisfy, in-laws to impress and hungry spouses wanting a good meal. The food is the star of the show – more specifically the turkey.

The wine is sometimes the last consideration with so much else going on. Ideally, you want a well-balanced bottle that compliments the bird, stuffing, sauce and everything else on the plate. This guide to top international and US wine picks for the holidays is here to help.

This list covers a diverse selection of whites and reds to suit different tastes.

White Wines That Are Perfect For This Holiday Season