Next to food, beverages rightfully take a big chunk off your budget for your wedding banquet. It is important to plan your offerings so that they complement the food on your menu, put a smile on your guests, and of course get your money’s worth.
Here is a basic lineup of drinks to serve on your wedding banquet:
There are three kinds of wine to serve: white, red, and rosé. Don’t get intimidated by the whole food and wine pairing dos and don’ts. If you can serve even just one of each kind, you’ll have everything covered. Keep in mind the following basic guidelines:
This should be your staple drink, one that any of your guests can easily fill up on. Therefore, make sure to have plenty of this. You can serve two kinds of non-alcoholic beverages:
If you’re having a bar at your reception, make sure you have the basics lined up to make it satisfying for your guests. Have enough liquor for your bartender to concoct refreshing cocktails.
Aside from the basics, consider your personal preference as well, but do not be limited by it. Instead, widen it by trying out different wines, juices, and cocktails. Having the basic know-how on preparing your wedding banquet beverages is helpful in maximizing your budget and at the same time offering a good variety of drinks for your guests.
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