Standard Anniversary Gifts

1st Anniversary – Paper 2nd Anniversary – Cotton 3rd Anniversary – Leather 4th Anniversary – Linen 5th Anniversary – Wood 6th Anniversary – Iron 7th Anniversary – Copper or Brass 8th Anniversary – Bronze or Electrical Appliance 9th Anniversary – Pottery 10th Anniversary – Tin or Aluminium 11th Anniversary – Steel 12th Anniversary...
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Wines and Wine Tasting

Wine tasting is not the same as drinking it. To experience the true flavor of a wine requires that you slow down and pay attention to your senses of sight, smell, touch, as well as taste. The Basics Start with a clear wine glass. The rim of the glass should bend inwards to help funnel aromas to the nose, and allow you to swirl without spilling. There is a right way and a wrong way to hold a wine...
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Start to Finish Guidelines

How to Use Napkins As soon as you are seated, remove the napkin from your place setting, unfold it, and put it in your lap. Do not shake it open The napkin rests on the lap till the end of the meal. Don’t clean the cutlery or wipe your face with the napkin. NEVER use it to wipe your nose! If you excuse yourself from the table, loosely fold the napkin and place it to the left or right of...
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Formal Silverware Functions

A. Salad fork B. Dinner fork C. Bread plate D. Butter knife E. Dessert spoon F. Cake Fork G. Dinner plate H. Salad plate and/or soup bowl I. Dinner knife J. Teaspoon K. Soup Spoon L. Place card M. Water Glass N. White wine glass O.Red wine glass P. Saucer & Cup (only placed on the table once dessert has been served) Q....
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