Sparkling Wine Quotes


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“Frame your mind to mirth and merriment, which bars a thousand harms and lengthens life.” - William Shakespeare, from The Taming of the Shrew

“I drink it when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I’m not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it. Unless I’m thirsty.” - Madame Lily Bollinger

“Come brothers, hurry, I am drinking stars!” - Dom Pérignon

“Champagne! In victory, one deserves it; in defeat one needs it.” - Napoleon

“The effervescence of this fresh wine reveals the true brilliance of the French people.” - Voltaire

“There are only two occasions when I drink champagne, and these are: when I have game for dinner and when I haven’t.” - S.D. Churchill, 19th century British wine merchant

“Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it.” - Madame de Pompadour, Lover of Lois XV of France

“The priest has just baptized you a Christian with water; and I baptize you a Frenchman, daring child, with a dewdrop of champagne on your lips.” - Paul Claudel, French author and poet

“I like to start off my day with a glass of champagne...I like to wind it up with a glass of champagne, too. To be frank, I also like a glass or two in between. It may not be the universal medicine for every disease, as my friends in Reims and Epernay so often tell me, but it does you less harm than any other liquid.” - Fernand Point, French chef

“I’m only a beer teetotaler, not a Champagne teetotaler.” - George Bernard Shaw

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne.” ? last words of John Maynard Keynes, English economist

“Champagne...the wine of kings, the king of wines.” - Guy du Maupaussant

“Iced champagne was served, and the feel of the cold wine in her mouth gave Emma a shiver that ran over her from head to toe.” - Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary

“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.” - Bette Davis, Old Acquaintances

“Three be the things I shall never attain: Envy, content, and sufficient champagne.” - Dorothy Parker, Inventory

“I could not conjure up one melancholy fancy upon a mutton chop and a glass of champagne.” - Jerome K. Jerome, Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow

“No government could survive without champagne. Champagne in the throats of our diplomatic people is like oil in the wheels of an engine.” - Joseph Dargent, French vintner 1955

“Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne.” - Paul Claudel

“Mistress-like, its brilliance vain, highly capricious and inane...” - Pushkin

“Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne!” - Winston Churchill

“Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life.” - Charles Dickens

“Of all wines, Champagne is the one that is the anytime drink, the panacea for all ills, the best bottle for any occasion and absolutely the only solution when there is something to celebrate.” - Serena Sutcliffe, M.W

“Champagne, inseparable companion of joyous heavenly events, crown of festivities and special celebrations. Champagne, symbol of friendship, toast of state banquets...ritual that launches steamships and airplanes! Remembrance of rebirth, joyful tear of anniversary, stamp of victory and peace, holy dedication to love.” - Geneviève Dévignes, French historian, as quoted in Champagne (1993) by William Kaufman

“Whenever I drink Champagne, I either laugh or cry...I get so emotional! I love Champagne.” - Tina Turner, American Singer

“The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love is like being enlightened with Champagne.” - Dr. Samuel Johnson, British writer and lexicographer

“Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of Champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.” - Sir Winston Churchill

“You’ve forgotten those June nights at the Riviera…the night I drank Champagne from your slipper - two quarts. It would have been more but you were wearing inner soles.” - Groucho Marx, from the (1939) movie, At the Circus

“Alas, I am dying beyond my means.” - Oscar Wilde, as he sipped Champagne on his deathbed

“Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I feel tired.” - Brigitte Bardot, French actress

“Tiny bubbles in the wine...make me feel happy, make me feel fine.” - Don Ho, Hawaiian singer

“Like the maturing of romance into a deeper human attachment, the making of Champagne is an art that becomes engrained in the lives of all who commit themselves. It must be conceived and created from raw materials with imagination, hard work and persistence. It doesn’t just happen. It is a lifetime work. It is a magnum opus. - William Kaufman, Author

“What is your hosts’ purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were the their sole purpose, they’d have simply sent Champagne and women over to your place by taxi.” - P.J. O’Rourke, American writer

“If the aunt of the vicar has never touched liquor, watch out when she finds the Champagne.” - Rudyard Kipling, British writer

“Some take their gold in minted mold, and some in harps thereafter, but give me mine in bubbles fine and keep the change in laughter.” - Oliver Herford

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne.” - John Maynard Keynes

“I love Champagne and I love to drink it out of any kind of beautiful glass.” - Martha Stewart

“Burgundy makes you think of silly things; Bordeaux makes you talk about them,and Champagne makes you do them.” - Brillat-Savarin

“If you like Champagne, you’re full of fun and love the festive. If you don’t like Champagne, you don’t know what you’re missing.” - Parade Magazine

“Have you thrown up your hands in despair and confusion with too many choices? In that case, just remember one word: champagne. It’s refreshing, relatively low in alcohol and sufficiently neutral to go with a myriad of foods. One minor tweak might be to have a more full-bodied vintage champagne with red meats and non-vintage champagne with everything else. That’s a lot easier to remember than what wine goes with yak.” - Sam Gugino, Contributing editor for Wine Spectator and author of “Cooking to Beat the Clock”

“If you’re given champagne at lunch, there’s a catch somewhere.” - Lord Lyons, quoted in Geoffrey Madan’s Notebooks by Geoffrey Madan

“The night they invented champagne… it’s plain as it can be, because of you and me...The night they invented champagne...they absolutely knew, that all we’d want to do...is fly to the sky on champagne...and show to everyone in sight, that since the world began- no woman or a man, has ever been as happy as we are tonight!” - Gigi, 1958; Starring Leslie Caron, Maurice & Chevalier; Music composed by Lerner and Loewe

“Bring champagne to a party and you’ll be known for...and be invited next time.”

“I’ve been on dates where the champagne was more memorable than the person I was sitting across from.”

“Sparkling wine is alive!” - Charles Stanfield, Champagne & Wine Specialist, Sam’s Wines & Spirits, IL

“A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.” - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, French Chef/Writer