A Collection of Champagne Quotes

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Champagne is a popular drink for many celebrations. It's mostly known for its bubbles that appear when the drink goes under a second fermentation process. If champagne is a drink you frequently enjoy here are some cheeky and unique quotes about it.

Quotes About 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 has the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife." ~ Aldous Huxley
  • "Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!" ~ Dom Perignon, at the moment he discovered champagne
  • "Champagne and orange juice is a great drink. The orange improves the champagne. The champagne definitely improves the orange." ~ Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
  • "Some people wanted champagne and caviar when they should have had a beer and hot dogs." ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • "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
  • "Remember gentlemen, it's not just France we are fighting for, it's Champagne!" ~ Winston Churchill, WWI
  • "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
  • "Champagne is one of the elegant extras in life." ~ Charles Dickens
  • "In a perfect world, everyone would have a glass of Champagne every evening." ~ Willie Gluckstern
  • "I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate…and I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself." ~ Napoleon Bonaparte