Spending quality time with friends is arguably the most fabulous way to spend our time. Engaging in fun activities with these like-minded individuals is also a fantastic way to catch up and recollect memories.
Wine drinking is a great way to bring acquaintances together. It’s the perfect pretext to relax and uncork a few bottles of your favorite wines. How can you get a group of wine lovers entertained? How can you make your wine tasting parties engaging and pleasurable?
This post explores fantastic indoor and outdoor activities for you and your wine tasting buddies. Wineries can also adopt these methods to add vibe and change tradition at their establishments. Since health and fitness are essential to our well-being, we’ve incorporated a few group activities to keep you fit.
Are you entertaining a group of wine lovers? Here are eleven ways to mix entertainment with wine.
Painting is a perfect activity adopted by wineries and vineyards. Materials and utensils, including aprons, are provided for a group of wine tasters. A professional painter can also lead visitors with guidance and training. Serve wine during and after this activity.
2. Biking/ Bike Tours
Many Vineyards offer bike tours. These tours let visitors pedal at a relaxed speed and embrace stopovers at wineries for meals and tastings. In addition to these wine, tasting groups can organize themselves and begin their wine tasting day by biking around a park or roads.
Several wineries and vineyards offer hunting as an attraction. Some of them have lodgings, extensive hunting grounds, and water bodies for fish and animals. For those who love hunting, you will find fields with elk, quail, and vermin. Some of them will allow you to use your guns and accessories. If you use props such as optics for AR 15’s, bring them along for your pursuit.
4. Sketch the Label
This game is excellent for play at a wine tasting party. Since there are no skills necessary, it’s easy and fun to play. Hide the labels on the wine bottles, and subsequently, let everyone sketch a suitable tag for the container. They should use their discretion which will make the party interesting
5. Do You Know Your Friends/Partner?
Play an adaptation of the newlywed game with your friends. If there are couples among them, try to see if they know one another. Prepare two small-sized whiteboards, and ask each couple questions like “does your mate favor white or red wine?” and “what’s your partner’s favorite brand of wine?” You can play Pictionary with these boards.
6. A Blind Taste Trial
This wine tasting party idea is exciting. Pour wine into glasses and conceal their bottles or stickers. Let guests guess their costs and ratings of the wine. Let them pen down their answers on paper and keep it confidential. Give out a prize, like a good quality wine bottle or bottle stopper for the guest who has more exact prices and ratings.
7. Wine Trivia
Discover your inner sommelier with wine trivia. Since there are lots of fun facts on the internet, you can play in teams, depending on the number of people present.
8. Tour a Winery
This event is a popular one for wine lovers. But you can do more than savoring the wine. You can plan special events for guests to gather and understand the wine-making procedure. Besides, if you know a friend who owns a home winery, inquire if you can have a casual event.
9. Alternative Venues
Places with tables and seats are perfect for indulging in wine. Look for attics, cafes, lodges, jazz clubs, workshops, and outdoor spaces, including gardens for tasting events. All you need to come along with is wine, glasses, serviettes, and nibbles.
Plan your wine tasting events around a swimming pool. Swimming is a brilliant cardio exercise. It allows you to test respiratory, cardiac, and muscular stamina and strength. Combining them will enable you to enjoy your wine and stay fit at the same time.
On a holiday or break, plan, gather friends and walk an outdoor trail. Vineyards and its environment are also a great place to hike around with friends. After, your group can gather around for lunch and wine.
Some other activities for wine lovers include:
- Scuba diving while on a sailing trip
- Playing paintball
- Photo scavenger hunt
You can organize a wine tasting party in several ways, from formal affairs to informal, spontaneous events. Also, take on causes and help our charities as a group.
Surprise your friends with these ideas. Think outside the box to make your wine tasting events spectacular. These plans will amuse your wine-loving companions, clients and will have them coming back for more.