Champagne Gift Baskets & Gift Ideas
Historical Champagne Facts & 23 Champagne Celebration Toasts
Champagne gifts are blazingly hard to ignore. It was the revolution of a technique developed by a woman (Widow (veuve in French) Clicquot, one of the world’s first international businesswomen, who brought the champagne industry to success with her revolutionary ‘Riddling’ technique. In a letter to her grandchild (published in the New York Times) in her later years, she says, . . .
‘“The world is in perpetual motion, and we must invent the things of tomorrow. One must go before others, be determined and exacting, and let your intelligence direct your life. Act with audacity.”’
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May you never lie, steal, cheat or drink.
But if you must lie, lie in each other’s arms.
If you must steal, steal kisses.
If you must cheat, cheat death.
And if you must drink, drink with us, your friends.
~ Not attributed
My only regret in life is that I didn’t drink enough Champagne.
~ John Maynard Keynes
There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of Champagne.
~ Bette Davis
In victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it.
~ Napoleon Bonaparte
I only 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 am not hungry and drink it when I am. otherwise I never touch it – unless I’m thirsty.
~ Lily Bollinger
Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content, and sufficient Champagne.
~ Dorothy Parker
Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of Champagne; knowing him was like drinking it.
~ Winston Churchill
Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne!
~ Winston Churchill
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
In a perfect world, everyone would have a glass of Champagne every evening.
~ Willie Gluckstern
Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.
~ Mark Twain
I had taken two finger-bowls of Champagne, and the scene had changed before my eyes into something significant, elemental and profound.
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
The brewery is the best drugstore ~ Proverb
He is believed to have liked port, but to have said of claret that, “it would be port if it could!” ~ Richard Bentley
A cask of wine works more miracles than a church full of saints. ~ Italian Proverb
Claret is liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. ~ Samuel Johnson
I’ve made it a rule never to drink by daylight and never to refuse a drink after dark. ~ H.L. Mencken
Even though a number of people have tried, no one has yet found a way to drink for a living. ~ Jean Kerr
Frenchmen drink just like we used to drink water before Prohibition. ~ Ring Lardner Jr.
Truth comes out in wine ~ Pliny the Elder
I am sparkling; you are unusually talkative; he is drunk ~ Not attributed
What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch? ~ W.C. Fields
In water one sees one’s own face;
But in wine one beholds the heart of another.
~ French Proverb
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