Stocking the Bar for a Cocktail Party

Invite friends to a festive cocktail party where all that's required are a few yummy nibbles, fabulous drinks and lively conversation. Here are a few guaranteed ways to make sure your libations are a major success.

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An important part of planning the bar is thinking about the type of glassware that will be used to serve each drink. While traditionalists recommend a different glass for red and white wine, you can keep things simple by using a multipurpose glass for both. You might also try searching for unique and vintage glassware at flea markets and garage sales to add to your collection; don't be afraid to mix and match stemware for an eclectic look. For large parties, we recommend renting glassware. It comes perfectly polished, and there's no need to clean before returning.

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