“Man that toast was too short!” (Said nobody, ever)

Want to show some appreciation for friends and family at upcoming Holiday events?  Read my ten tips for Toasting Success and you’ll be remembered as a pro. It’s not as hard as it seems.  Although public speaking is intimidating for many – telling someone “Thank You” in public is what most of us have been trained […]

Toasts & Quotes: Celebration

Re-live it as often as you like.  It is free and it never wears out.  It’s the memory we’re making today, right now. ~ Unknown (Need wine for your toasts?  I curate a rotating portfolio of artisanal wine producers perfect for toasting any event.  Click the “Wine Shop” link in the green navigation bar, above!)

Toasts & Quotes: Divorce, Break-Up

“Never get jealous when you see your Ex with someone else.  Just remember, your parents always taught you to share your toys with the less fortunate!” ~ Unknown (Need to console a friend going through divorce/break-up?  I curate a rotating portfolio of artisanal wine producers perfect for toasting any event.  Click the “Wine Shop” link […]

Toasts & Quotes – Wine Vs. Politics

“A bottle of wine with dinner will do more to improve our quality of life than all the political platitudes in the world…” Bill Citara, in the S.F. Examiner 8/25/99.  Somehow, this quote reminded me of something Will Rogers would say, so I added it to this compendium of my favorite toasts and quotes!

Toasts & Quotes: Multi-Cultural Drinking Toasts

Every Country has its own version of a short toast. Here are a few: America: Cheers! Austria: Prosit! Brazil: Soede. Viva! China: Ganbei (literally, “dry your cup”) France: Sant! (Health) Germany: Prost! (Cheers) Hebrew: Le’chaim! (to Life) Italian: Per cent ‘anni! (for 100 years) and Salute (Health) Japan: Kanpei (Dry your cup) Russian: Vashe zdorovie! […]