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Top 10 Champagne Quotes

‘Time to drink Champagne and dance on the table’ appears everywhere on posters, place mats, t-shirts and mugs yet it never seems to dull. In one sentence it creates the moment, the want and the visualisation of how a successfully joyful Champagne celebration may begin and potentially end, only in extreme joy. We all seem to know we won’t quite go that far, but we could, and we can still buy the gift card for someone else!

Here are our Top 10 favourite quotes, perfect inspiration for that gift message enclosing a bottle of their favourite bubbles…

Maybe I misjudged Stromberg. Any man who drinks Dom Perignon ´52 can´t be all bad.”
James Bond – The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

“Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I feel tired.”
Brigitte Bardot – French Film Actress

“Remember, gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne!”
Winston Churchill – Prime Minister of Great Britain (1874 – 1965)

‘Maison Pol Roger has the most delightful address in the world.’
Winston Churchill – Prime Minister of Great Britain (1874 – 1965)

‘Champagne should be dry, cold and free!’ 
Winston Churchill – Prime Minister of Great Britain (1874 – 1965)

“Burgundy makes you think of silly things; Bordeaux makes you talk about them, and Champagne makes you do them.”
Jean-Anthelme Brillat Savarin – French Writer (1755-1826)

“Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald Author of The Great Gatsby

“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 if I am; Otherwise I never touch it – unless I’m thirsty.”
Lily Bollinger  (1884 – 1977)

“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of Champagne.”
Bette Davis ( 1908 – 1989) Film Actress – Old Acquaintance

“Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it.”
Madame de Pompadour  – Mistress of King Louis XV. (1721 – 1764)

“Champagne is one of the elegant extras in Life.”
Charles Dickens – English Writer (1812 – 1870)

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne.”
John Maynard Keynes – Britsh Economist (1843 – 1946)

“Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.” 
Pope John XXIII

“…in victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it.”
Napoleon Bonaparte – French Military Commander (1769 – 1821)

Now, back to buying that perfect bottle of champagne

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