Wine Quote Of The Week: From Our King Curmudgeon W.C. Fields!

Well, it’s Tuesday, and on Tuesdays, I’m going to start sharing favorite quotes on wine. My absolute and total favorite collection of quotes, observations, witticisms,  aphorisms, and more, has always been “The Portable Curmudgeon,” and I will draw from it today for our Wine Quote of choice. The line comes from perhaps the True-Crowned King of Crankiness, the Clown Prince of Cynics, the Godfather of Grumps, good ol’ Egbert Souse (pronounced Sue-Say) himself, Mr. W.C. Fields, who rather famously once asked:

“What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?”

And speaking of which (and to borrow a bit of prose from one Winnie the Pooh, the creator of whom was born just yesterday, albeit many years ago, that being A.A. Milne), I must say, “I am so rumbly in my tumbly …”



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1 reply

  1. And Noah he often said to his wife when he sat down to dine,
    “I don’t care where the water goes if it doesn’t get into the wine.”

    G.K. Chesterton

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