25 Favorite Quotes about Champagne

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Nyssa P. Chopra
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) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]Come quickly, I am tasting the stars! | Dom Perignon[/ictt-tweet-inline]
2) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]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[/ictt-tweet-inline]
3) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]I’ll drink your champagne. I’ll drink every drop of it, I don’t care if it kills me. | F. Scott Fitzgerald[/ictt-tweet-inline]
4) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]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[/ictt-tweet-inline]
5) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne. | Bette Davis[/ictt-tweet-inline]
6) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs. | Dwight D. Eisenhower[/ictt-tweet-inline]
7) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne! | Winston Churchill[/ictt-tweet-inline]
8) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life. | Charles Dickens[/ictt-tweet-inline]
9) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]In victory, you deserve champagne. In defeat, you need it. | Napoleon Bonaparte[/ictt-tweet-inline]
10) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]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[/ictt-tweet-inline]
11) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]Too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right. | F. Scott Fitzgerald[/ictt-tweet-inline]
12) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]Start the day with a smile and finish it with champagne. | Unknown[/ictt-tweet-inline]
13) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]I only drink champagne on two occasions: when I am in love, and when I am not. | Coco Chanel[/ictt-tweet-inline]
14) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]Wine gives one ‘ideas,’ whereas champagne gives one ‘strategies’. | Roman Payne[/ictt-tweet-inline]
15) [ictt-tweet-inline hashtags=”champagne”]Great love affairs start with champagne and end with tisane. | Honoré de Balzac[/ictt-tweet-inline]
16) [ictt-tweet-inline]Pleasure without champagne is purely artificial. | Oscar Wilde[/ictt-tweet-inline]
17) [ictt-tweet-inline]If life brings you troubles, drink some champagne, then your problems will just become bubbles. | Unknown[/ictt-tweet-inline]
18) [ictt-tweet-inline]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[/ictt-tweet-inline]
19) [ictt-tweet-inline]You were my cup of tea, but I drink champagne now. | Unknown[/ictt-tweet-inline]
20) [ictt-tweet-inline]Pour the champagne and let its mousse rise, like thousands of sparkling smiling eyes. | Jared M. Brown[/ictt-tweet-inline]
21) [ictt-tweet-inline]My only regret in life is that I did not drink more champagne. | John Meynard Keynes[/ictt-tweet-inline]
22) [ictt-tweet-inline]Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I am tired. | Brigitte Bardot[/ictt-tweet-inline]
23) [ictt-tweet-inline]The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love, like being enlivened with champagne. | Samuel Johnson[/ictt-tweet-inline]
24) [ictt-tweet-inline]Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content, and sufficient champagne. | Dorothy Parker[/ictt-tweet-inline]
25) [ictt-tweet-inline]Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government. | Winston Churchill[/ictt-tweet-inline]


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