Our Table with MasterChef’s Andy Allen and Jacob’s Creek

Our Table with MasterChef’s Andy Allen and Jacob’s Creek

A little secret about dinner parties: while the food and wine you offer your guests is important, they’re not nearly as important as the mood you set.

As a dinner party veteran I’ve hosted plenty of dinner parties where I placed far too much emphasis on making everything look and taste perfect, and far too little emphasis on making sure I was relaxed and calm when my guests arrived.

Even if you’ve never hosted a dinner yourself, I’m sure you can relate to a time when you went to someone’s house for dinner, and found yourself confronted by a visibly stressed or anxious host. I’ve been that host and I can tell you that it’s no fun at all for either you or your guests.

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