Party Planning

Party Planning

You’re already tasked with confirming the guest list, reserving the space, sending out the invitations. When will you have time to plan which drinks you will serve at your event?

No need to worry, let Total Wine & More help you from start to finish. Call to schedule an appointment or come by and meet with one of our Team Members who are prepared to assist you in selecting the appropriate beverages for your gathering.

We have the largest selection of wine, beer and spirits, which means you can find something to please everyone on your guest list. With our incredibly low prices, you are sure to stay within your budget.

Planning Drinks for Your Party

Most guests will consume two drinks during the first hour of your event and one drink during each following hour. When planning an event serving wine, beer and spirits, the general rule of thumb is that:

  • 50% will prefer WINE
  • 30% will prefer BEER
  • 20% will prefer MIXED DRINKS

If you do not anticipate serving mixed drinks at your event, then you should plan on 60% of your guests consuming wine and 40% beer.

Drink Calculator

Use this simple calculator to determine how many bottles of wine, beer, and spirits you will need for your next event.

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If serving wine, beer, and spirits

Beverages Needed:

  • Wine 14 750ml bottles of wine
  • Beer 42 12oz bottles of beer
  • Spirits 2 750ml bottles of spirits

If serving wine and beer

Beverages Needed:

  • Wine 17 750ml bottles of wine
  • Beer 56 12oz bottles of beer

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Planning Your Party Drinks

Wine PlanningIf you're buying wine for a party, our store is your one-stop shop for taking care of all your needs. Let our team of experts be the resource you turn to for making your party a hitPlan Wine
beer planning imageBeer PlanningOur wide selection of kegs, craft beer, microbrews and perrenial favorites make our store the top pre-party destination for beer lovers around the country.Plan Beer
Spirits PlanningIs your bar stocked and ready for your guests? Don't get caught off-guard by missing out of your guests favorite cocktail.Plan Spirits
cocktail imageCocktail CornerVisit our online library of cocktails and spirits that will take your signature drinks to the next level.Visit Cocktail Corner
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