For those of you hiring professional caterers, you may not have to deal with confusion like this. However, DIY is bigger than ever in weddings these days, and this guide can help you self-planners make educated decisions when choosing wine for your reception. You can also attempt to control costs by choosing the cheaper-end cuisine cultures and wines. For example, it’s much cheaper to serve 150 people Mexican and BBQ than it is Italian and Seafood. You may also find some types of wines to be more expensive than others. Finding a good balance between your cuisine, alcohol, and budget is hard, and this can help!