1. The easiest, most sure-fire approach is to hold the event at one of the many impressive wine cellars at great restaurants. A professional will work with you to choose the wines, select the food and show the bottles. Your job is to open your wallet, show up looking fabulous and enjoy the evening.
2. If you prefer to welcome guests to the warmth of your own home, you can still turn some of the work over to the professionals. Skilled wine experts can be hired to conduct the wine tastings. Some will even send invitations, pick wines, recommend food and bring glasses.
3. If you are a die-hard do-it-yourself-er like me, get started with this easy, delicious recipe: