quote by Winston Churchill

Remember gentleman, it's not just France we're fighting for, it's Champagne!

— Winston Churchill

Most Powerful Chardonnay quotations

My only regret in life is that I did not drink more wine.

You can't beat a nice glass of Chardonnay after a really long, hard day.

Pinot noir is the ultimate wine to have at the table.

It's a white wine masquerading as red...[while] chardonnay is a red masquerading as a white.

Whatever doesn't kill you, makes you watch a lot of Cartoon Network and drink mid-price Chardonnay at 11 in the morning.

I can certainly see that you know your wine.

Most of the guests who stay here wouldn't know the difference between Bordeaux and Claret.

Where there is no wine there is no love.

As much as I love crisp, clean whites, there's always a time for rich but balanced Chardonnays with oak, especially at Thanksgiving.

Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.

Drunken with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you will. But be drunken.

The American elite ... is almost beyond redemption. Moral relativism has set in so deeply that the gilded classes have become incapable of discerning right from wrong. Everything can be explained away, especially by journalists. Life is one great moral mush -- sophistry washed down with Chardonnay.

Wine makes every meal an occasion.

I think it is a great error to consider a heavy tax on wines as a tax on luxury.

On the contrary, it is a tax on the health of our citizens.

Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin.

Hangovers are a vivid form of vengeance.

Last night my apartment became the venue for a small, introverted chardonnay festival. A melancholy choir of Bulgarians provided the entertainment, via a set of headphones that ended up irredeemably tangled beneath the bed. Part of me just watched. The other part was in charge.

A man will be eloquent if you give him good wine.

But why didn't you just ask me?" I set down my fork and glare at her.

"Because you were sleeping," She says, taking a sip if Chardonnay. "I was taking a nap, Mom. It wasn't intended to be some kind of Disney fairy-tale hundred-year snooze.

I quit smoking the day I found out I was pregnant, which was nine years ago.

But I'll still smoke in a movie. I have other vices, you know, like potato chips and chardonnay - but not together.

No viticultural region in America has demonstrated as much progress in quality and potential for greatness as... the Santa Barbara region, where the Burgundian varietals Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are planted in its cooler climates.

If I'm having a chardonnay in the show, it'll be green tea with water.

During one of my treks through Afghanistan, we lost our corkscrew.

We were compelled to live on food and water for several days.

Everyone can commit to 20 minutes, especially if there's a glass of Chardonnay afterwards.

On Saturday afternoons when all the things are done in the house and there'

s no real work to be done, I play Bach and Chopin and turn it up real loudly and get a good bottle of chardonnay and sit out on my deck and look out at the garden.

The only thing better than good English writing is - I can't think of anything.

You just don't pour it pureed over your potatoes. You savor it as if it were a find chardonnay. What on Earth does it matter if you stop and repeat a phrase, roll it around on your tongue, dart a few lines ahead and then suddenly come back and reread it? If the phrase is good enough, you are supposed to stop and rejoice in it.

I asked for a glass of Chardonnay. And in a 9/11-like twist, they didn't have any. They offered me Pinot.

You could say one wine is like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz while another is like the mature Judy Garland, or that a big voluptuous chardonnay is like Marilyn Monroe -round, bosomy - you can remember that chardonnay, If you say a wine is snappy and lively, like Robin Williams, that's very different than the Anthony Hopkins of wine - urbane, sophisticated, measured, considered.

Neil [Gaiman, creator of the comic Sandman, featuring the Amos-based character Delirium] believes that faeries have gone beyond cool. They've transcended cool. I just think alternate realities make you a good writer. If your work is any more than one dimension, you believe in faeries. I'm sure I'll start thinking now about all the people I know who don't believe, that I quite like. We can still go have a pint. Not the Chardonnay, though.

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