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31+ Best Champagne Quotes That Are Worth Toasting

The longest record cork flight was 117 feet and 9 inches.

Champagne, a bubbly alcoholic beverage, is synonymously associated with celebrations and festivities.

Champagne's history has seen the times before and after battles and is also known as French sparkling wine. Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk is known for contributing to the invention of champagne.  

France is known to be the largest champagne market. Throughout the history of viniculture, it was only by the late 1600s that the bubbly from champagne began to be produced and respected. By 1740, molding techniques arrived for the production of identical bottles and corks which enabled the fizz to be contained. It became a fashionable commodity since the Marquis de St Evremond first introduced it to fashionable London in the 1660s and now has become a popular part of the french culture as well as around the world. Other sparkling wines similar to Champagne are made outside of France. Champagne continues to be a popular drink in most cases reserved for special occasions. Champagne has triple the carbonation found in beer hence when the cork is popped, it can reach a speed of 24.8 miles per hour! This is extremely dangerous and one needs to be extremely careful when they drink champagne.

In this article, we will take a look at some famous and funny quotes about champagne that are worth toasting. If you like this article, visit [new year funniest quotes] and celebration quotes.

Famous Champagne Quotes

Did you know champagne is the most labor-intensive wine to produce and is fermented from red grapes alone? There are primarily three types of grapes used; two reds, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier, and one white Chardonnay. Champagne is distinguished by the number of bubbles it produces, in a study conducted at the University of Reims, they studied the density of the froth formed on champagne and found that pouring it in a slant preserves more gas bubbles than usual. Here are some famous quotes on champagne.

Winston Churchill was one of the biggest champagne drinkers on record.

1."The feeling of friendship is like that of being comfortably filled with roast beef; love like being enlivened with champagne."

-Samuel Johnson

2."Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life."

-Charles Dickens  

3."Champagne is the one thing that gives me zest when I'm tired."

-Brigitte Bardot

4."In a perfect world, everyone would have a glass of champagne every evening."

-Willie Gluckstern

5."Champagne is the only wine that leaves a woman beautiful after drinking it."

-Madame De Pompadour  

6."In the little moment that remains to us between the crises and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne."

-Paul Claudel

6."Pleasure without Champagne is purely artificial."

-Oscar Wilde

7."Remember gentlemen, it's not France we are fighting for. It's Champagne!"

-  Winston Churchill

8."Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government."

-Winston Churchill

9."Wine gives one ‘ideas,’ whereas champagne gives one ‘strategies’."

-Roman Payne

10."Every time you open a bottle of champagne, it's a celebration, so there is 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 Leviathan  

11."In victory, you deserve champagne. In defeat, you need it."

-Napoleon Bonaparte  

12."I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate.... and I drink champagne when I lose, to console myself."

-Napoleon Bonaparte

13."Champagne, if you're seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages man to be expansive even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully."

-Graham Greene

14."There was a time when drinking some champagne and sliding into a potato salad had some real fun in it."

-Jim Bouton

15."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

Funny Champagne Quotes

Did you know that they don't call champagne champagne, unless it's made in the place known as Champagne? This is because what makes the wine special is the place where the grapes are grown. There have been various debates surrounding this, although it doesn't really matter whether we know what we call it, what's important is to enjoy it. Champagne has been part of so many occasions and customs. An example of this is of Lanson which holds the royal warrant and is part of the British Royal Family's Champagne coupes. Famous actress Marilyn Monroe once took a bath in 350 bottles of champagne! Below are funny quotes about champagne you will definitely love along with a glass of champagne.

About 28,000 bottles of champagne are served at Wimbledon each year.

16."I'll drink your champagne. I'll drink every drop of it, I don't care if it kills me."

-F. Scott Fitzgerald  

17."I drink champagne when I'm happy and when I'm sad. Sometimes I drink it when I'm alone. When 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 (1899-1977), Bollinger Champagne  

18."Come quickly, I'm tasting the stars."

-Dom Pérignon

19."I only drink champagne on two occasions, when I'm in love and when I'm not."

-Coco Chanel

20."Why do I drink champagne for breakfast? Doesn't everyone?"

-Noel Coward

21."I wish I'd drunk more champagne."

-John Maynard Keynes

22."Three be the things I shall never attain: Envy, content, and sufficient champagne."

-Dorothy Parker

23."There comes a time in every woman's life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne."

-Bette Davis

24."Too much of anything is bad, but too much champagne is just right."

-F. Scott Fitzgerald

25."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 Great Gatsby'

26."My dear girl, there are some things that aren't just done, such as drinking Dom Pérignon '53 above the temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit."

-Sean Connery, 'Goldfinger'  

27."A little known fact... champagne and breath mint are the first two words all Oscar winners hear."

-Michael Moore  

28."Champagne  makes you feel like it's Sunday and better is just around the corner."

-Marlene Dietrich

29."Champagne for my real friends and real pain for my sham friends."

-Tom Waits

30."I love food so much. I love cheese and champagne and salads, fries yum."

-Emily Atack

31."Meeting Frank Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it."

-Winston Churchill

32."Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had beer and hot dogs."

- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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