Tonight my friend and are are hosting our first Wine & Cheese Party
in her newly renovated kitchen tonight so of course, I'm sharing a few party planning tips that inspired us for our event. My biggest goal, keeping it simple and classy, after all, my brain is still trying to catch up from vacation. What was I thinking??
Wine & Cheese Party Planning Tips
So if you are novice about wine and cheese pairings like myself, this post is going to be all shades of helpful. We started the party off right and sent our guests this perfect invite from Real Simple
. It's a free download and all you have to do is print on yellow cardstock, fill in the info and punch the holes out.
To help with costs, and the 'what can I bring?' question, we invited our guests to bring a bottle of wine and we are providing the cheese and other munchies.
Now, what cheese to get! This infographic from Love Letters To Home
is the perfect cheat sheet!
A Beautiful Mess
has 5 great tips for putting together a cheese board.
I'm lucky to have amazing gourmet shops that make my job easier...but your local grocer is just as amazing. Check out Buzzfeed's tips
How should we lay it all out? Perhaps on butcher paper with this lovely bridal shower spread from French Press Mornings
I'm going with a chalkboard spread similar to this gorgeous table featured on Inspired By This
Plated cheese with handwritten picks are the perfect way to go with Country Living
Round everything out with all-season fruits like apple and pear slices and grapes, nuts and easy meats like hard salami and prosciutto and of course chocolate. Mini bites of brownies or cupcakes, Godiva chocolates or seasonal sweets are always a hit.
I can't wait for tonight and be sure and follow me on Instagram
for party peeks!
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