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DIY Wine Tasting Party Game Craft

At our very first holiday party, the Celebrations.com team had some fun with wine. While we all might have a stronger preference for beer or a particular cocktail, we’re all big fans of wine - like most other people we know - and that's why wine tastings are such a good idea for a crowd.

Apart from putting out trays of assorted cheeses, bottles of wine to sample and some crackers, take your wine tasting a step further with a quick and easy DIY project. Not only will it add a whole lot of fun to the party, this wine tasting game will actually be informative!

Our holiday party was the first time I took part in this blind wine tasting activity , and as a novice where wine was concerned, the game turned out to be as instructive as it was fun. What really made it creative and personalized though, were the bags we hid the wine bottles in - they were homemade! Here's the step-by-step we recently recreated so you, too, can have some fun!

  • 3 burlap bags (or any solid bags you can place your wine in)
  • 3 sheets of paper (legal size worked perfectly for us)
  • Large number stencils
  • Tape
  • Paint (we used chalkboard paint , but fabric will work, too)
  • Sponge paint brush
  • crafting mat with measurements
  • Straight-edge

Step 1: Start by making sure your wine bags are wrinkle-free. Once they're flat, fold up your paper and slide it into the bag. This will prevent any paint from making it through to the inside or opposing side of the bag.



Lie the first one of your bags on your crafting mat. Find a point on the mat to match the top of the bag with. From that point, use your straight edge to mark the point where you want the top of your number to begin.



Place the stencil at this point, in the center of the bag and secure its position by taping down the sides.


Step 2: Next, ready your paint. Using the sponge brush, blot down the paint in evenly.



Make sure the entire number is covered - you'll want to hold down the sides as you approach the edges to maintain a crisp line.


Step 3: Allow the paint to dry completely, then repeat the process. We went over the number twice, but you may need a third coat.


Step 4: Repeat the steps above for each bag you'll need.


Step 5: Pop in the wine and have some fun! Get the how-to for a blind taste testing if you need it!

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Jennifer Geddes
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Jennifer Kelly Geddes has hosted Christmas cookie swaps, New Year's open houses, Thanksgiving for 22, and all manner of dinner parties in her Manhattan and Ghent, NY homes.

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