So my FMIL has offered to host the bar for us. She doesn't want people to get too drunk, apparently his side has a history of getting a little out of hand, so she wanted to do open bar (with liquor) during the cocktail hour, switch to wine service during dinner (a red and white on each table), and then go back to open bar for the remainder of the reception.
a) Is this etiquette appropriate? All of it would be fully hosted.
b) Would it confuse guests to do a switch like this?
c) What would be the best way to let people know?
d) Has anyone been to something like this? Did knowing that it was going to be switched to a wine service during dinner make people down drinks?