We don’t have to tell you that good hosts attend to the smallest details before their guests arrive. But wine tastings require their own special touch. Good lighting and a scent-free environment help ensure the wine is center stage and your party is a success. Cover all your bases by reviewing our Tasting 411 checklist!
Stemware should also be on your planning radar. With the exception of bubbly, you don’t need a different glass for each type of wine. Review our Stemware Basics guide to learn a bit more about what stemware can optimize your tasting experience and how to cope with a crowd.