the wine party
The point to this evening is to see how well we know our wine.
Each guest will bring a bottle of wine or two, the host will nominate
which guest will bring what wine. choose
different countries and price range to ensure there will be a
variety of wine bottles. As your guests arrive, wrap the bottles
up in the same paper. Each guest will be given a questionaire,
click here for ideas. You can change the questions to suit yourself.
Then, after tasting, ask the guests to fill out the questionaire
and see the results you may find them quite amusing. A prize can
be awarded to the person who guessed the correct country, grape,
price - depending on the questionaire. A good idea to serve nibbles
while comsuming wine, this will also change the taste of the wine.
the race is on to obtain the youngest bottle of red wine from
france and bring it back to the UK. Create a party around this
event. This fine young wine can be obtained easily from supermarkets
and off licences. It is easy to make this into a french theme
Dress up in stripy t-shirts,dark trousers and a beret. Then decorate
your room with red, white and blue; strings of onions and garlic
to give it a bistro look - or bring your garden furniture inside
for an al fresco feel. You can serve pate and french bread, croissants,
various cheeses and canapes.