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"I'm getting subtle hints of what the Fed might do."
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"That's between me and my vintner."
"So what do you think of it?"
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"No thanks, kid, but I'll take four pounds of the gouda and all the brie that you got."
'For some reason, people tend to view me as arrogant, despite my superior virtues and academic aptitude...'
"Notice the quintessential aroma of Tuscany in this impressive little vintner we picked up in Italy."
"Drinking wine has never been a spectator sport."
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"I just read it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert on a given subject. Janet, start the clock and bring me a glass."
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"Well, they do say wine is a conversation starter."
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"Oh, the '94 - the best thing you can say about the '94 is that the '95 was worse."
"Okay, I can't see a thing. Now taste the wine samples and see if you can tell which one is imported."
"I always gulp my wine - it evaporates, you know."
'I don't sniff wine.'
"How will drinking more wine make me an expert? I eat alphabet soup every day and it hasn't made me a better speller."
"Bob has a record of every wine he's tried, too -- it's his tie."
Wine enthusiasts mistake a tanning booth for a 'Tannin Booth'.
"The host? He'll be the guy standing here, alone, when the wine's gone."
Camel Wine Tasting
'My opinion of Swiss wines? ...Neutral?'
'So, does your wrist-wearable wine analyzer have anything so say about that Burgundy, like how to get it out of silk?'
'I don't claim to know everything about wine - just 97%.'
'I sort of guessed this was your first wine party, when you made reference to a 'herd of grapes'.'
'Yuk! This wine tastes as if it's been drunk already!'
'Believe me, nobody ever confuses their wine glass with mine.'