(Closed) Cancel the champagne toast

posted 7 years ago in Food
  • poll: Should I keep the champagne toast?
    Yes, keep it. It's worth the $$ : (8 votes)
    12 %
    No, cancel it, guests can toast with their drinks. : (58 votes)
    85 %
    Alternative option (please write below) : (2 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    1843 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    We’ve decided not to do it for the very same reasons you mention.  I’ve attended a lot of weddings where people just toast with whatever drink they already have… and that’s what we’re doing too.

    Post # 4
    8738 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    @BlondeBride090211: What about doing a toast with Cava, Prosecco, or other sparkling wine that is less expensive.

    If you have a Trader Joe’s near you maybe you can bring in your own sparkling wine for $4-$7 a bottle.

    Post # 5
    7300 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    We are doing the same thing. Who says a toast has to be with champagne anyway? I see it as another scam the WIC told brides that they HAD to have to make it a good wedding.

    I figure, not everyone likes champagne, myself included. Do I want to spend the money on something I won’t enjoy drinking as well as some of my other guests? I’ve been to weddings where I’ve seen champagne glasses still full just sitting out on tables untouched. Waste of money.

    You do what you want to do. If you don’t want it, don’t have it. No one is going to hold their nose up if you don’t have it. And if they do, screw them. Why are they at your wedding anyway?

    Post # 6
    7695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    We just did a regular toast and the only people who got champagne were me and Darling Husband – I dont think anyone cares!

    Post # 7
    299 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    We are toasting with our drinks. It was an easy decision for us. We’ve been to so many weddings people take that one sip of champagne and the rest gets tossed. It’s a pricey add on too. People have all night to drink oepn bar, no one will care they don’t have champagne.

    Post # 9
    14495 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    If you want champagne have it for just the two of you and let everyone drink what they normally drink. 

    Post # 10
    994 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Ours was included in the dinner price, otherwise I would have taken it out.

    Post # 12
    164 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    We’re brining in our own Cava and everyone is getting that, but that  only works since we can bring our own and our family friend owns a liquor store (getting it at cost!).  I actually can’t remember any weddings I’ve been to where they do a champagne toast for everyone, it has just been the couple.  I wouldn’t miss it if I were a guest, especially since you are kind enough to provide an open bar!

    Post # 13
    9029 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Because we dont drink alcohol we did use non alcohol wine and apple cider for our toast, saved us tons

    Post # 14
    2262 posts
    Buzzing bee

    It sounds like you’ve already made up your mind to me. Cut the toast and I’m sure you can use that money elsewhere.

    Post # 15
    16213 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    Most of the weddings I’ve been to have just had the guests toast with their own drinks. Works for me!

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