so the guesses are all in, the polls are closed, and we have a winner!!!
so listed from lowest guess to highest:
mother hen- 250
*(changed when # of beds told)
**(# became available when gail changed her guess)
and the winner is...
there are 541 bottles total used around the beds. 540 are wine bottles (well, some are san pelagrino bottles and there are a few champagne bottles) and 1 was a gin bottle.
i will let you know when your wonderful prize is ready and we can either get together or i can mail it. i vote for getting together...for a cookout...with the fams. :)