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## How much wine should you allow per person for a wedding?

Take the number of adults and multiply by 0.65 to give you the number of ‘bottles’ of wine you will need (**about two-thirds of a bottle per person** – some will drink more, some will drink less). Divide that number by three (1/3) to give the number of bottles of red to order.

## How much wine do I need for 50 guests?

For a 4 hour party with 50 guests, you will need approximately 200 drinks: 80 beers, **72 glasses of wine** (15 bottles) and enough for 48 individual cocktails (amounts will depend upon what type of cocktail you serve). If you aren’t serving wine, plan on 120 cocktails.

## How many bottles of wine do I need for 120 wedding guests?

200 guests

1-2 hours | 60 bottles of wine | 8 bottles of spirits |

3-4 hours | 100 bottles of wine | 10 bottles of spirits |

4+ hours | 120 bottles of wine | 12 bottles of spirits |

## How much alcohol do you need for 100 guests?

So, for 100 guests, you would need **200 glasses** (at two glasses each), which translates into 34 bottles. There are 12 bottles in a case, so you’ll need three cases (36 bottles).

## How do I calculate how much alcohol I need for a wedding?

As a general rule of thumb, plan to **serve one drink per guest per hour of reception**. In other words, if you’re having a four-hour reception with 100 guests, provide 400 servings of alcohol.

## What kind of wine should you serve at a wedding?

**Best Wine Choices For Weddings**

- Pinot noir. A perfect choice for winter weddings. …
- Sauvignon blanc. Generally, you’ll be picking just one white and one red for your wedding, and a sauvignon blanc is a great way to go. …
- Cabernet sauvignon. …
- Pinot grigio. …
- Sparkling wine.

## How many bottles of Prosecco do I need for 50 people?

How many bottles of Prosecco / Champagne for 10 guests: 2 bottles. for 20 guests: 4 bottles. for 25 guests: 5 bottles. for 50 guests: **10 bottles**.

## How much wine do you need for a wedding of 100 people?

A typical ratio of alcohol to serve at a wedding is ⅓ beer, ⅓ liquor, and ⅓ wine. This means that if you have 100 guests at your reception, you will need about **30-40 glasses of wine per hour**. There are about 4 glasses of wine in a bottle, which means you will end up needing about 8-10 bottles of wine per hour.

## Is it OK to just serve beer and wine at a wedding?

**Beer and wine only is fine**. It would also work fine to add in one or two signature drinks. But, the formality of the wedding is not just about what guests wear. A “very formal” wedding should really include a full bar.

## How many kegs do I need for a 150 person wedding?

“If you plan on about one drink per hour per guest for a 150-person reception that lasts 5 hours, you’d need around 750 drinks.” So that would mean, if you’re only serving beer, you could use up to **six kegs** or nearly 30 24-packs of bottles or cans.

## How much alcohol do you need for a party of 25?

For your 25 friends, you’ll need enough beer, wine, and liquor to serve **about 113 drinks**.

## What is the average cost for alcohol at a wedding?

In fact, alcohol is served at 92% of wedding celebrations, according to The Knot’s survey of weddings in 2018. The average cost of serving alcohol at a wedding was **$2,564**. Whether you’re sticking to a simple champagne toast or springing for a full open bar, alcohol costs can quickly add up.

## How do you calculate alcohol for a party?

It’s a lot easier than calculating how much alcohol to get for a party. The formula is short and simple – all you to do is make sure that every guest has a drink for every hour of the party, plus one extra in case they want more. So the formula is: **# of soft drinks = # of guests * (party duration in hours + 1)** .