Vine Talk Season One Toasts

Vine Talk CastBy popular demand, here are the toasts from every episode this season.

Episode 101: Navigating Napa Valley Cabernets
“In tough economic times, a glass of wine can be patriotic. Whether it is red or white, it is a wonderful way to beat the blues.”

Episode 102: Ranking Rieslings from the Finger Lakes
“With good roots, warm days, and cool nights, people and wine ripen perfectly.”

Episode 103: Picking Pinot Noirs from Burgundy
“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. It seems that Jack needs a glass of wine.”

Episode 104: Weighing Washington Chardonnays
“Wine reminds us to loosen our grip, and that often in life, letting go is the best way of holding on.”

Episode 105: Mulling Malbecs from Argentina
“Wine is Godʼs way of telling us to relax.”

Episode 106: Zeroing in on Zinfandels from California
“Music and wine quench the parched soul.”

Episode 107: Sipping Sauvignon Blanc from the Loire Valley
“May your glass always be filled with warm memories and a taste of a life well-lived linger on your tongue.”

Episode 108: Polishing off Pinots from Oregon
“In the words of the vaudeville philosopher W. C. Fields, “I cook with wine. Sometimes, I even add it to the food.”

Episode 109: Relishing Riojas from Spain
“To those who donʼt want to drink wine, there is only one answer: Thank you. We will drink your portion and toast you for it.”

Episode 110: Basking in Bordeaux from the Left Bank
“As French gastronome Brillat-Savarin once said, “Burgundy makes you think of silly things, Bordeaux
makes you talk of them, and champagne makes you do them.”

Episode 111: Scrutinizing Shiraz from Australia
“Music and wine quench the parched soul.”

Episode 112: Savoring Sonoma Coast Chadonnays
“The early bird gets the worm. Wine, gratefully, is served later.”

Episode 113: Checking out Chiantis from Tuscany
As Groucho Marx once said, “I drink to your charm, your beauty, your brains, which gives you a rough
idea of how hard up I am for a drink.”