Here is a helpful table to summarize our examples:

Budgeting Constraints

$10 per bottle

=

$120 per case

=

$1,440 per year

144 bottles

12 cases

 

$20 per bottle

=

$240 per case

=

$480 per year

24 bottles

2 cases

TOTAL BUDGET

 

 

 

 

$1,920 per year

168 bottles

14 cases

Drinking Patterns

 

 

3 bottles per week

=

1 case per month

144 bottles

12 cases

 

12 special occasions

@

2 bottles per occasion

=

2 cases

24 bottles

2 cases

TOTAL BUYING AMOUNT

 

 

 

 

1 year

168 bottles

14 cases

Seasonal Factors

4 months of Summer

=

48 bottles of wine

That are

Light-bodied

No Aging

4 cases

 

4 months of Winter

=

48 bottles of wine

That are

Full-bodied

3 - 5 years

4 cases

 

4 months of Transition

=

48 bottles of wine

That are

Medium-bodied

2 - 3 years

4 cases

 

Special Occasions

=

24 bottles of wine

That are

Full-bodied

3 - 5 years

2 cases

 

 

 

168 bottles total

 

 

 

14 cases