How to Manage Alcohol Consumption as a Host

by Mirella "Lulu" Di Blasio

How to Manage Alcohol Consumption as a Host

Decembre 10th, 2016,

Always a delicate subject: how to make a guest understand they had enough / too much to drink? Here are five suggestions to help preventing, instead of curing:

  1. Let your guests finish their drinks; continually filling up makes it hard to keep a count on the amount they had. "I swear officer, I only had one glass," while debatable, remains untrue in reality.
  2. The cowboys understood the importance of drinking plenty of water when having drinks; ergo, the installation of throughs in front of saloons (horses also found them useful). Be classy and plan on fresh water stations in judicious spots in the house, so guests don't need to go outside to hydrate themselves.
  3. Taxi, Uber, Théo ou Operation Red Nose... : program the numbers of the different chauffeur options available in your phone's favorites. Also, make them into a list which you will put up in the entry hall. Clearly indicate your address so even the most tipsy of guests may be (almost) autonomous when making the call. 
  4. Experience tells us it is very likely that a member of the family or the entourage has the habitual tendency to overdo it a bit; ask a few of your guests to help you keep track of said member's evolution throughout the party so as to intervene in a timely manner.
  5. Note that the Lulu in a Box Wine Glass Markers' goal is to help guests keep track of their glass, not to help them remember their names.


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