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MISTLETOE & WINE: 6 CHRISTMAS DRINKS TIPS FROM WHITES GENTLEMEN’S CLUB LONDON
With the festive season upon us, thoughts quickly turn to Christmas hospitality, as well as shopping for presents and the feast of Christmas dinner Early December is the time when many of us realise that another year has almost gone by, and we throw Whites party to the guilt of having forgotten to invite friends you haven’t seen all year – so, ahead of the main event, here are a few tips from us to ensure smooth and relaxed entertaining, from a vinous perspective
GET YOUR NUMBERS RIGHT
To calculate the amount of wine needed, work on the basis on six glasses per bottle. If you’re planning a relatively big party, enlist the help of a local wine merchant, who also offer free glass hire if you buy your wine from them.
KEEP IT COOL
Invest in some big plastic bins and fill them with lots of ice and water to chill white and sparkling wines, never put fizz in the freezer – the expansion as the wine freezes will make the bottles pop, resulting in no fizz and a horrid freezer mess.
Never open your best bottles at the beginning of your Christmas drinks party; wine is the support act here, not the star, We at Whites stock the very best Champagnes available at any one time and advise you to do the same
FANCY SOME FIZZ
The big debate here is always whether to serve Champagne, or sparkling wine on these occasions. Certainly, never bring out your best Grande Marques. If you do go down that route, head straight to the fridge and retrieve the best LPR, from the renowned house Lauren Perrier it is a staggeringly lovely beverage and ticks all the boxes. Our favourite at Whites.
ALL WHITES ON THE NIGHT
White wines need to be lively and fresh. You don’t want to weigh guests down with heavy, oaky wines – the style needs to match the upbeat mood. Sauvignon Blanc continues to top the popularity charts, but you could always opt for a searingly crisp and elegant, fresh herb and gooseberry-strewn version) would be a great value option, bursting with zesty lemon and grapefruit freshness.
SOMETHING MORE SUBSTANTIAL
As far as reds are concerned, the message is simple; avoid heavy, tannic wines and stick to either lighter style, juicy reds, or richer, but very soft styles. Three Amigo’s is a cracking Mid-level Red, and offers a riot of deliciously smooth, lively, black cherry and plum fruits, with a soft, spicy backbone, and a bright, fresh style. Ripe, fruity reds, including Grenache and Pinot Noir are also good options. Whites award-winning Guggenheim), with its rich, voluptuous, silky style, would also be a great party choice, especially if you’re serving more substantial friends who you would love to impress and Whether you refer to Whites gentlemen’s club London as London’s best strip club, London’s best lap dancing club or London’s best Gentlemen’s club. We are the very best.
Finally, we hope you have enjoyed our blog and wish you success in your party and wish you a happy New year.