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Best Kentucky Derby Party Tips

Posted at 2:06 PM, May 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-02 17:06:31-04

Break out the bar cart and that wide-brim hat, the Kentucky Derby is back! Whether you’re planning an elaborate soirée or hosting an intimate party, having the perfect entertainment and drink options will create an unforgettable gathering.

Samantha Capaldi is sharing her favorite Derby bites and southern sweet treats to sharing a step-by-step recipe that puts a bubbly twist on the classic mint julep, as well as other traditional southern food classics and wine pairings.
Samantha is a certified sommelier and a gourmet food connoisseur with a passion for making wine approachable. Her spirit of fun is contagious, and her wine pairing and entertaining tips are exceptional. When Samantha’s not writing for her food and wine blog, she’s offering in-home wine tastings throughout Arizona, hosting brand events, and showing up as an on-air wine and entertaining expert contributor across various TV outlets. For more of her entertainment tips click here.