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25 Favorite Quotes about Champagne

25 Favorite Quotes about Champagne

September 21, 2016
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Ahh, C H A M P A G N E!
With its effervescent fizz and golden sparkle, it’s the drink of legends. It’s also one of my favorite topics and my all-time favorite drink (well, on par with a fantastic dirty martini).
I’m currently working on my sommelier certification, so I wanted to share all that I’m learning with you in a new series that will not only educate, but also excite you. There’s no better way to start the series with 25 of my favorite quotes about champagne from others who have loved and appreciated the drink’s magic over the years.

25 quotes about champagne the cultureur

1) Come quickly, I am tasting the stars! | Dom Perignon
2)  The thing about champagne,you say, unfoiling the cork, unwinding the wire restraint, is that is the ultimate associative object. Every time you open a bottle of champagne, it’s a celebration, so there’s no better way of starting a celebration than opening a bottle of champagne. Every time you sip it, you’re sipping from all those other celebrations. The joy accumulates over time. | David Levithan
3)  I’ll drink your champagne. I’ll drink every drop of it, I don’t care if it kills me. | F. Scott Fitzgerald
4)  I drink champagne 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. | Lilly Bollinger
5)  There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne. | Bette Davis
6)  Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs. | Dwight D. Eisenhower
7)  Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne! | Winston Churchill
8)  Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life. | Charles Dickens
9) In victory, you deserve champagne. In defeat, you need it. | Napoleon Bonaparte
10)  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
11) Too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right. | F. Scott Fitzgerald
12) Start the day with a smile and finish it with champagne. | Unknown
13) I only drink champagne on two occasions: when I am in love, and when I am not. | Coco Chanel
14)  Wine gives one ‘ideas,’ whereas champagne gives one ‘strategies’. | Roman Payne
15)  Great love affairs start with champagne and end with tisane. | Honoré de Balzac
16) Pleasure without champagne is purely artificial. | Oscar Wilde
17) If life brings you troubles, drink some champagne, then your problems will just become bubbles. | Unknown
18) One holds a bottle of red wine by the neck, a woman by the waist, and a bottle of champagne by the derrière. | Mark Twain
19) You were my cup of tea, but I drink champagne now. | Unknown
20) Pour the champagne and let its mousse rise, like thousands of sparkling smiling eyes. | Jared M. Brown
21) My only regret in life is that I did not drink more champagne. | John Meynard Keynes
22) Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I am tired. | Brigitte Bardot
23) The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne. | Samuel Johnson
24) Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content, and sufficient champagne. | Dorothy Parker
25) Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government. | Winston Churchill

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