Champagne Quotes

Champagne Quotes
This list of Champagne Quotes may inspire you at your next Champagne toast! Some are from historic figures like Napoleon and Winston Churchill. Your favorite celebrities have some choice words to say about sparkling wine and champagne, some said perhaps at dinner parties. What is your favorite Champagne quote and what food do you like to pair your bubbly with? Cheers!

Celebrity Champagne Quotes

“I left Guiding Light so many times, they ran out of champagne.”
Michael Zaslow

“I don’t have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this. You’d be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees – I think a lot of it’s imposed from the outside. Can I have my champagne now?” 
Cate Blanchett

“All the times being like, ‘Who rented this car and why are we going to this place?’ You take the easy route and go, ‘Oh, thanks for the champagne. I’ll have another.’ ”
Rosario Dawson

“After all, what is your host’s purpose in having a party? Surely not for you to enjoy yourself; if that were their sole purpose, they’d have simply sent champagne and women over to your place by taxi.”
P. J. O’Rourke

“I’m not big on Champagne, but I’d take along a bottle of Cristal to pop for when the boat comes to the rescue.”
Sam Neill

“I think getting drunk is the key to flying comfortably. A couple of bloody marys or several glasses of champagne, and suddenly it’s like you’re on a roller coaster.”
Amanda Peet

“When the ball dropped in 1999, I was holding dough and champagne in my hands and holding my kids.”
Method Man

“I hate champagne more than anything in the world next to Seven-Up.”
Elaine Dundy

“Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends.”
Tom Waits


Historic Champagne Quotes

“Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!”
Dom Perignon, at the moment he discovered 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.”
Madame Lilly Bollinger

“Champagne and orange juice is a great drink. The orange improves the champagne. The champagne definitely improves the orange.”
Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

“Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it.”
Madame de Pompadour

“I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate…and I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself.”
Napoleon Bonaparte

“A cause may be inconvenient, but it’s magnificent. It’s like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it.”
Arnold Bennett

“A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.”
Lord Byron “Champagne has the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife.”
Aldous Huxley

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

“A single glass of champagne imparts a feeling of exhilaration. The nerves are braced, the imagination is agreeably stirred; the wits become more nimble. A bottle produces the contrary effect. Excess causes a comatose insensibility. So it is with war: and the quality of both is best discovered by sipping.”
Winston Churchill

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

“Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs.”
Dwight D. Eisenhower

“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

“The William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh… was the place where Champagne Music was born.”
Lawrence Welk

“Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.”
Graham Greene

“Great love affairs start with Champagne and end with tisane.”
Honore de Balzac

“In a perfect world, everyone would have a glass of Champagne every evening.”
Willie Gluckstern

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