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Party Wine

Party Wines

Having a party? You want to have wine but don't want to break the bank? I know, but you still want something that is respectable right? If low cost is your yard stick, then not a problem, but you may need to think outside of what you normally drink. Your dollar can be stretched much farther if you are willing to be flexible. 

It will be impossible to cover everything but I'll share some guidelines that may help the masses. Who are your guests and what are they accustomed to drinking? Everyone coming knows its a party ...

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How much to tip?Do you tip? Who do you tip? How much do you tip? When do you tip? Should the Starbucks crew be tipped the same as your fine dinning waiter? How about the pizza guy, bartender, how much do you tip them? The valet? Are all things equal?

I spent nearly 10 years of my life working for tips as a bartender, waiter, delivery guy, and night club door man. High society to coffee shop, LA to Dallas, I worked a big range of both demographics and restaurant types. The last 10 years have been on the other end of the ...

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