WA Weddings

Is there Only One Way to Serve Alcohol at a Wedding?

Most weddings, being the extravagant parties they are, feature myriad libations to suit every taste. But in terms of cost efficiency, this begs the question: Must alcohol be served at all? Of course, there are options! You can serve beer and wine only, host an open bar [with or without limits], feature a cash bar, or keep the bottles corked altogether.

Photo credit: the_black_room via Foter.com / CC BY-SA

Photo credit: the_black_room via Foter.com / CC BY-SA

A Valley bride asks: “We can’t decide what to do about serving alcohol at our wedding. I know that getting a bit tipsy loosens up a crowd, but open bars are pretty expensive — and we’d rather spend that money to upgrade food or music. What to do?

Dear bride: I asked Peter Kupersmith of F.E.A.S.T. Caterers at Round Hill if he felt that guests at an alcohol-free wedding seem to have it less fun. Without hesitation he said, “Yes!” Despite that, he has catered several (fun) weddings without alcohol, usually because the couples’ religious beliefs disallowed liquor.

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