Hosting a Wine Tasting Party

In a world that is constantly on the go and out the door, it’s hard to find time in the day to stop. Even when you’re trying to relax, the stresses of entertaining can outweigh the joys of getting together with friends. First you have to pick a date, then a time, then a hip and fun location, which must be good for not only food, but atmosphere, socializing – and of course – wine. But the answer to it all is to keep it simple; host a wine tasting party.

A wine tasting party solves all of the stress of going out by having everyone stay in. You can host friends and family it in the comfort of your own home, tailor the menu to simple pairings that work well with wines, play your own music, and the best part of it all?earn about wine and experiment with new tastes and varietals. It also gives people a chance to open up about their knowledge of wines, share finds, and have an open environment to socialize about the sometimes-intimidating subject of wine. So what are you waiting for? Start planning!

Below are some helpful steps to get you on your way to planning your wine tasting:

Wine Tasting Party Themes
Wine Tasting Terms
Planning Guide
Aroma Wheel
Wine & Food Pairing Chart
Tasting & Score Sheet
Tasting placemat