By Marco Gasparro
If you are planning a dinner party and stressing about how much wine you should buy, there’s no need to fear, this blog post is here. Before we start, here are some FAQs about serving wine.
How many glasses are in a bottle of wine?
The standard bottle of wine is 750ml which translates into 4 glasses of wine.
How many glasses of wine do people drink at dinner?
This all depends on your guest list. However, on average people drink 3 glasses of wine at a dinner party, and on average they consume 2 glasses per hour, so depending on how much an individual likes to indulge and how long you plan on sitting at the table this number may vary.
- Figure out how many dinner party guests you will be having and how many of those guests are non-drinkers.
- Multiply the number of drinkers by 3.
- Divide that number by 4.
- And there you have it! The amount of wine you should get for your dinner party.
If you hate doing math, you can always use this trusty wine calculator that will do the work for you!
*Pro-tip: Always purchase one extra bottle of wine to make sure you do not run out. The last thing you want to do is to be remembered as the host who did not supply enough wine. Don’t be that guy or gal and have your guests being like…
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