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Easy Wine Tasting Party Tips

Whether it’s gathering around a few girlfriends or having many people over, considering hosting a wine tasting party for an alternative way to entertain guests at home.

If your friends are known to enjoy a good glass of wine or the entire bottle, they’ll certainly love the concept of attending a wine tasting. Once you’ve decided on the types of wines you’ll be featuring and the menu to accompany them, add in a few of our tips below to give your wine tasting party a few unique elements to wow your guests.

Plan a Blind Wine Tasting

We found these bottle burlap bags from Etsy to cover bottles for a fun way for guests to sample the wines you’ve chosen. 


See which of your guests knows their wines best!

Set Up Stations By Wine Type

We love this idea from Decorating Obsessed. She set up stations throughout her home organized by wine type.


Not only is this a great way to organize the various types of wines you will be serving, but it will spread out the traffic flow of your guests so everyone isn't corralled into one area of your home. Cute!

Chocolate and Wine Go Hand-in-Hand

No party is complete with a few decadent sugary indulgences for guests to enjoy with their wine. Considering make your dessert wine-themed to include your food in the décor.


These fun chocolate pops from Party Pops by Mary Anne are decorated with red grapes complete with a green stem making them the perfect wine tasting party dessert.

Fun DIY Wine Cork Décor Ideas

These 3 DIY wine cork projects are not only super stylish, but are an eco-friendly way to add some natural looking décor elements to your party decorations. Follow our instructions for making your own wine cork snack dish, decorative door wreath and centerpiece for your table.


With a little glue, it’s easy to capture the wine theme in your décor easily.

Try adding one of these ideas to your wine tasting that will surely impress your guests!

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