Post # 1
Okay so we r providing the alcohol for our wedding. We figure we need 12 bottles of white and 12 of res. Do I get all the same reds and same whites or have a variety of each type of wine? What u guys think?
Post # 4
I vote variety, if that is a possibility!
Post # 5
I would just get one red and one white. People go nuts when there’s too many choices… or maybe that’s just my family…
Post # 6
One of each. Pick your favorites and serve them. That is what we have decided to do. Makes it easier for you and your quests.
Post # 7
We will probably buy two types of both.
Post # 7
I vote one type of each. It will make it easier for people to choose.
Post # 8
I’d probably get a couple kinds of each color…a dry, a sweet, and something in between.
Post # 9
Not to be the wine snob, but what are your foods? If you are doing italian, you can get away with just chianti and pinot grigio. If steak, seafood and chicken, you really need two whites – I would recommend a chardonnay and a pinot grigio or riesling, and then a burgandy or chiraz to pair with the steak.
Post # 10
We r not havina a formal sit down. Food stations/tapas so the food options r all over the place.
Post # 11
Pick one of each. That is what we are doing. If you do a variety you will probably run out of a few and have a bunch no one prefers (in my experience) so we are choosing one red, one white and one champagne for the toast then one type of beer, along with water and soft drinks (regular and diet, again not a huge variety of those.)
Post # 12
one red and one white. try merlot or cabernet for red (not moscato, too sweet) and pinot grigio or chardonnay for white (not zinfandel too sweet)
showing my redneck side, there’s alot of nice boxed wines out there (black box, bota box, angel box, etc). it’s a little higher class (if there is such a thing) than franzia or whatever else boxed wines out there, and it gives you four bottles or wine in one box for around 15-20 dollars, which works out to about five bucks a bottle, which is is a good value. one bottle usually equals 4-5 glasses so you could do your math from there. some people are snobby about boxed wines but so what.
Post # 13
I vote for a variety…especially for the red. I find that people who like white wine tend to like a variety of different whites while people who like red tend to just like merlot, etc.
Post # 14
Ok to preface, I’m a person who prefers whites (but only if they’re Sauvignon Blancs from Marborough, NZ or if they’re Rieslings from Germany), or else I’d get reds. I know this sounds odd but I know people who are either red or white drinkers but ONLY if they’re preferred type was available.
So if i were in your shoes, I’d get 2 of each (4 total). That way, you’re not being all over the map, but you are able to offer variety, esp with the tapas style you’re planning