"What wine goes best with vodka?"
"Talk about heaven - eight francs to the buck and old Binky still a chiselled blonde."
The night they invented champagne.
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"Not much - just flushing out my arteries."
"Haven't you ever seen California wine being made before?"
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"What do you have in investment-grade reds?"
"More Château de Costco?"
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"It's a full-bodied wine with hints of acrimony, partisanship, and moral outrage."
"We didn't have time to pick up a bottle of wine, but this is what we would have spent."
"Honestly, Paula, I don't know what I'd do without our daily keggers."
"Will you call me?"
"Citizen of the World, Wine Connoisseur, Husband. I may be spreading myself too thin."
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"Sure, they drank it - but did they get it?"
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"This brand has a clean balance sheet, a lively marketing plan with tasteful notes of originality, and a strong fiscal-year finish."
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In the Guru District
"It's an easy-drinking water that evokes earthy wood with aromatic notes of brass."
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Advanced course at the Wine Appreciation Institute in my house.
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"It's a magic potion that makes everything you say interesting."
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"My approach is nontraditional, but from a uniquely Western perspective."
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"That'll be twenty even—ten for the wine and a ten-dollar tax on the hapless sweater."
"Ça suffit, good buddy!"
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"I guess what I miss most is being drunk."
"That will be perfect. We have a lot to talk about."
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"Let me guess. You had it up to here with the world of business, so you packed it all in and started your own winery."
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"Listen up, everybody—Charles is going to fill us in about the Grenache grape."
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