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    Nov 7, 2014

    17 Classy Tips For Your First Wine And Cheese Party

    According to the Shiba Sommelier, of course!

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    "Hi, I'm the Shiba Sommelier, welcome to my home! Are you ready to learn how to throw a party on the cheap?"

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    1. "Flowers are a cheap and simple way to make your place look classy for a wine and cheese party."

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    2. "I chose a fall theme but kept a sun flower to add some life to the mix."

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    3. "Colors really help brighten up the place!! Do you like it??"

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    4. "Once you fix your flowers, it's time to start tasting your wines."

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    5. "Smell can be just as an important component as taste."

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    6. "Be sure to swish the wine around your mouth to really get the taste of each wine."

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    7. "Think really hard before committing to one: it's important."

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    8. "Lick your lips when you feel like you've found the one!"

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    9. "I get so happy when I've found the right wine and you will too!"

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    10. "It's important to also have some reds as an option."

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    11. "When in doubt: serve both. Personally, I had a hard time picking so that's what I did!"

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    12. "Shibas are really good at solving problems like that so I suggest having one on hand."

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    13. "The last step is putting together a very refined cheese plate."

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    14. "I chose some brie, herbed goat cheese, and a cheddar bleu cheese but you can choose whatever cheese you like!"

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    15. "Just like the wine, it's very important to try all of the cheese beforehand. Don't be afraid of really getting into it."

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    16. "Then you're done! Look at my classy set-up!"

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    17. "Happy Guests = Happy Host!"

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    "Thanks for stopping by!"

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    You can follow more of the Shiba Sommelier's antics and wine critiques here!

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