Do Yourself a Favor

Don’t forget the party favors! These Korbel California Champagne mini bottles are the perfect festive gift for guests and are just the right size for a personal serving of bubbly.

  • Korbel California Champagne 375ml bottles
  • Festive paper straws
  • Wine bottle accessories
  • Wooden crate (or basket)

Step-by-Step Holiday Bar Set Up

Hosting for a crowd this holiday? Create an effortless bar set-up to make drink mixing simple and efficient for a large group by allowing guests to serve themselves. Step 1: Choose Your Spirit – Set out a variety of spirits for your guests to choose from as the base for their cocktail. We like to offer…

Wine-Themed Gift Baskets

Looking for holiday gift ideas? The wine-enthusiast in your life will love this hand-picked gift basket complete with their favorite wine accessories. Here’s everything you need to assemble your own personalized gift basket… Spice It Up: Purchase spices, herbs, pasta and olive oil in bulk and transfer them into unique glass jars for a special…

Do-It-Yourself Thanksgiving Decor

This easy DIY thankful wreath is a creative way to add a personal touch to your holiday decor. First, you’ll need a plain wreath frame and a variety of items to dress it up. Every part of the wreath can be personalized, so feel free to get creative with your wreath shape, material and colors. We…

How-To Arrange a Perfect Fall Cheese Board

Meat and cheese boards are always an easy way to offer your guests different pairing options to accompany a variety of wines and cocktails. And the best part… they’re in style all year long. Just mix up your ingredients to fit the season with a few simple tips. For your cheeses – While fall typically brings…

Thankful Wreath

This DIY thankful wreath is so simple and affordable. You’ll need… Pre-made wreath A variety of colorful wildflowers Wooded “Give Thanks” words (you can find these at most craft supply stores) Colorful string Simply stick the flowers into the pre-made wreath to add pops of color. Use the string to secure the wooden words and…

Thankful Tree

A great way to get your guests involved and inspire everyone to share what they’re thankful for with loved ones. All you need is a vase with filler items, plastic (or real) branches, paper cut-out leaves, and mini clothespins. Some great vase filler ideas include pine cones, moss, mini pumpkins or gourds, acorns, rocks, or…

Thankful Pumpkin

A great (but easy) way for you to share what you are thankful for with loved ones is a pumpkin. Use a real or fake pumpkin (in case you want a keepsake). Simply set out a variety of permanent markets and allow family members and friends to add to the pumpkin.

Mini Pumpkin Bowls

Small pumpkins can easily be transformed into a fun fall soup or dip bowl. Using a melon-baller, cut a hole in the top of the pumpkin, leaving about 1/2 inch of pumpkin on each side. Scoop pumpkin seeds out using mellon baller to create a hollow inside. Rinse the inside of the pumpkin and allow…

Gold Trimmed Champagne Flutes

Great for tailgates, glamping and traveling if you want festive glasses without broken glass. Using plastic champagne glasses, remove the base of the glass. Set on a surface outside (area may get paint residue so be mindful of where you spray). Using gold spray-paint cover the top of the base with a light coat of…

Hydration Station

Create a “hydration station” where people can get water throughout the tailgate. Make the bottles of water festive to keep it fun and keep people hydrated from kickoff to overtime. Use your team colors to print papers to wrap around the bottles or for a simple DIY touch.

Tailgate Time: Hosting for the Big Game

Football season is here which calls for simple and quick solutions to hosting at home or at the stadium for the big games. Check out our kick-off ready tips, tricks and recipes. Forget the Tablecloth Chalkboard paper can turn your table into a festive football tablecloth. Roll out the paper and draw your X’s and…

How to Make a Seamless Toast

Giving a toast is a big honor but can be overwhelming and stressful. We’ve put together tips for how to make a seamless toast this wedding season: Personalization is Imperative You were chosen for a reason so keep it personal and tailored to the guest of honor. Would they appreciate a novel or prefer something short and…

Tropical Twist: Pineapple Vase

The season of Summer is here and there’s no better time to enjoy seasonal foods like fresh pineapple. We took it one step further and turned our pineapple into a flower vase.  

Frozen Herb Ice Cubes

Fill ice trays with a variety of fresh herbs and top with water. Freeze for several hours then enjoy in your favorite summertime beverage.

“Mock”tail Bar

Just as you set up a Mimosa Bar I love the idea of a “Mock”tail Bar which are especially fun at an event like a baby or wedding shower. Allowing guests to mix and match to create their perfect “mock”tail gives an interactive touch to your party. Setting up a “mock”tail bar is simple: Offer festive glassware…

3 Simple Steps for Flavored Mimosa

3 simple steps for a perfect mimosa: 1) Add fresh fruit & herbs 2) Add juice 3) Top with Korbel California Champagne

Horseshoe Name Tags

What you’ll need: Horseshoes Ribbon Chalkboard Tags Chalk Cut ribbon into roughly six inch pieces (enough to tie a bow). Use the ribbon to tie the chalkboard tag around the horseshoe and make a bow. Write the name of each guest on a name tag and either display on a tray or set at each…

Grape Garnish

Frozen grapes are a nice garnish to serve with wine and a fantastic way to keep wine chilled without watering down your favorite Chardonnay or Pinot Noir. All you need is one large bunch of firm grapes (purple or green) and to follow these three easy steps for a healthy, simple way to jazz up…

Forget the Phone

A get-together is meant for socializing and making memories so talking on your Bluetooth or texting can wait. As a fun way to remind people to forget the phone and make the most of the evening, use the chalkboard to invite guests to leave the phone and in return, take a glass of wine. Set…

Wine Pairing 101

Here are some quick tips for pairing wine and food: For lighter fare select a light-bodied wine and for heartier fare select a full-bodied wine. Lighter foods include pork, poultry and fish, while hearty foods include duck, pasta, beef and game. Sweet desserts and sauces generally require a sweeter wine such as Pinot Noir. For…

Two of a Kind

Offer your company at least two styles of wine including a red wine and a white wine. When selecting what dishes you will serve, consider what would pair well with the wines. For example, Chardonnay pairs well with cheese such as Brie, poultry and vegetables while Pinot Noir would be best with salmon, goat cheese…

Dress up Your Glass

This simple idea for chalkboard wine glasses is unique and gets party-goers involved in the celebration! You’ll need chalkboard aerosol spray paint, clear wine glasses, painter’s tape and chalk. Make sure to protect the area that will be sprayed over with newspaper or cardboard. Tape the bottom ¾ of the glass stem and spray paint…

Chalk it Up

Use a chalk board to add an affordable but chic touch to the festivities. You can purchase a chalk board and chalk at a craft or home goods store. Write a greeting for partygoers as they enter the house or write the menu for the evening to personalize the celebration.

Dress Up Your Bar Cart

A bar cart is a perfect tool for the host especially if space is tight or to allow for a separate area for the bar. Here’s how to easily set up an at-home bar cart: 1) Stock the top of your bar cart with all cocktail essentials – a variety of mixers and garnishes, a few…

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