When Should You Make Your Wedding Wine?
While your wine will be fine for drinking on the day that it’s bottled, wine is guaranteed to improve if it’s given a little extra time to age in the bottle. Generally, the recommended aging time varies according to the type of wine you’ve crafted, however as a general rule, we recommend two to three months for whites and a minimum of four months for reds.
Let us know the date that you need your wine for and we will make sure that you have adequate time to craft and bottle your wine and still provide for an adequate aging duration.
Trying to determine how much wine you’ll need for your wedding event can be daunting. No one ever wants to run out of wine! Wine Place will help you work out just how much wine you will need, eliminating at least one worry from your extensive “to do” list.
The amount of wine you will require will depend on the size of your guest list and their consumption habits. You know your guests best. Provide us with the number of guests you expect and we’ll work out how many bottles you’ll need based on the average consumption. As a general rule, we recommend one 750ml bottle per three guests of drinking age. This provides five 5oz servings of wine from each bottle.
If you’d like to work it out for yourself, follow these steps to estimate how much wine you’ll need;
- Calculate the number of people of drinking age at your wedding.
- Multiply the number of people by four. (This provides the maximum standard drinks per person needed).
- Divide the number of standard drinks by five per bottle.
- Divide the number of bottles by thirty to arrive at the number of batches you need to craft, and then round up.
Contact us today whether you’re making wine to serve to your guests or to provide as favours. With this information, we’ll help you work out how many batches you’ll need to make and when the best time to make them is.