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Arrival Drinks for Your Big Day

There are so many factors to think about when it comes to planning a wedding, from deciding on a wedding dress to choosing what to eat for your wedding breakfast.However, refreshments are not to be overlooked, particularly the first reception drink. Why? Well, it’s important to welcome your guests, after all, without them your big day would be significantly incomplete. Take a look at the best wedding reception drinks here:

However, refreshments are not to be overlooked, particularly the first reception drink. Why? Well, it’s important to welcome your guests, after all, without them your big day would be significantly incomplete. Take a look at the best wedding reception drinks here:

Classic Champagne

This traditional welcome drink is certain to go down well, after all, who doesn’t love a cold glass of bubbly? Drop in a raspberry for an attractive garnish. Champagne is simple but sophisticated, which is just what you want for your wedding day.

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The Ever Popular Bucks Fizz

If you’ve got a smaller budget, opt for Bucks Fizz. This refreshing drink is made with about one-third of orange juice and is topped up with champagne, so a bottle of the fine stuff will go that little bit further.

bucks fizzDavid Precious under CC by 2.0

Create Your Own Cocktail

Fancy a welcome drink that’s a little more alternative? Then why not create your own signature cocktail? Is there a drink that means something to you as a couple? Perhaps you both had mojitos on your first date, or perhaps he popped the question whilst you were holidaying in Mexico, in which case a margarita would go down a treat!

Choose a cocktail that has sentimental value and not only will you have a meaningful welcome drink but a unique one too.

Summer Loving Pimm’s

Nothing beats a glass of Pimm’s on a summer’s day, so if you’re getting hitched in the summer, this drink is a must.

This quintessential British cocktail is classy, plus a little can go a long way! So, how do you make the perfect Pimm’s? Just add lemonade with orange, cucumber, mint and strawberry, and say hello to a tasty and thirst quenching celebratory drink.

Winter Warming Mulled Wine

Are you having a luxurious winter wedding? Then why not choose to welcome your guests with an aromatic glass of mulled wine? The cold weather calls for a hot drink, but you can hardly hand out mugs of hot chocolate! Although, top these with marshmallows and whipped cream and they’ll go down well with the little ones. Mulled wine is a winning choice; it tastes incredible, smells heavenly, and will set the mood for a cosy wedding.

So, there you have it. Now you know of some delicious drinks to welcome your guests with on your big day. For more ideas for your nuptials, take a look at how to make handmade wedding décor here and if you haven’t decided on a wedding cake, browse these extraordinary cakes.

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