Planning a Wine About it Wednesday

In girl world, on Wednesdays we wear pink. In grown woman world, on Wednesdays we drink wine. You can always have a wine night with just wine and your girls or you can make it an event. If you’re planning a Wine Wednesday, there are a few things you need.

First, you need wine (duh). It’s okay to sneak other cocktails in there if you or your guests want. When I’m hosting, I provide 1-2 bottles depending on the size of the party and ask each guest to bring their favorite. This allows people to try different flavors and brands. Also, I get to restock my wine rack at the end of the evening. For my next wine night, I picked up a bottle of Muddy Boot wine. Muddy Boot is a small Clarksburg, CA based winery founded by twin brothers David and Phil along with good friend Tom. The wine is now being sold in Nashville for the first time which is why I decided to try it out. I picked up the Rose flavor and love it!

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Next, you need food. As the host, you can provide the warm options and have guests bring smaller items or do everything. A few easy dishes that are always hits are meatballs, chicken bites, cheese & crackers and pound cake.  Lastly, to truly make this a Wine About It Wednesday, you need to provide topics to your guests. I usually ask for topics when I send out my email invite. You can do your email invite via regular email or use a service like evite.com. My past Wine About It Wednesdays topics have focused on women in the workplace, hair care, online dating and a clothing exchange. Be sure to pick a topic that will be fun, but also have a little bit of a lively debate.

I host my Wine About it Wednesdays from 6-8:00PM to give people time to come over after work. I usually try to get the topic going around 6:30PM to give us enough time to discuss. Wine About It Wednesday can be simple and laid back or more of a mid-week affair. No matter the tone, just be sure to have fun and pick up some good wine. Let me know what you usually do for your wine night. Leave your tips and tricks in the suggestions below. Happy Wednesday, enjoy your night.

love, 

Leigh 

Disclaimer: This post was a part of a paid partnership with Muddy Boot Wine. The views and opinions expressed in the post are my own. 

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  1. Hahaha…I laughed so hard at your opening line. Although I’m not much of a wine drinker, I still like trying out different wines in hopes of finding one that matches my palate.

  2. Nice article. It made me change my plans next Wednesday hahaha. Excited to read more of your articles.

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    Neil Alvin Nicerio
    The Backpack Adventures

  3. I actually really like this idea. I probably won’t have people over since I don’t see many people during the work week, but I may take this up with my husband or use it as a time to journal about my week and drink some wine lol. Thanks for this!

  4. I love Rose wines. (I thought I was amongst the only ones). Great idea to pair it with girl world Wednesday. Makes wine o’clock for a good cause.

  5. This is an excellent idea! I would be totally all over this if I was still single. I loved after work social and networking back then.

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