Aber echte Frauen mit Niveau wissen Wein auf jeden Fall zu schätzen:
It doesn't matter if the glass is
half empty or half full.
There is always room for
... jedoch überschätzen viele besonders vermeintlich gebildetete, gutsituierte Männer leider ihr Weinwissen - oft
bis hin zur Dummschwätzerei:
"Stand back! Let the wine breathe!"
"Don't you love how Alex
dramatizes the vintage?"
"Paris, 1934. The streets
were full of excitement and
so were the grapes."
"You know, I always buy supermarket cava rather than fancy
Champagne, and I challenge anyone to tell the difference."
"I'm getting a hint of childhood trauma
with overtones of repressed anger."
"No, no. I definitely heard the captain announce
'women and children and men with valuable wine first'."
"Dear, of course no one can tell you what they think of
the wine - you haven't told them how much it cost yet."
"I thought I'd hate it because it only got a rating of 74, but
then, luckily, I remembered I paid $ 249,00 for it."
"Ah yes... an aroma that recalls
the delightful scent of a wallet
full of crisp hundred Dollar bills and
the smell of soft leather seats in a
"Never go wine tasting
with a lawyer!"
"I see Kevin is being unusually generous
with his Chateau Margaux this evening."
"The three essentials for any wine are terroir,
the producer and how envious it makes your guests."
"You can stop lecturing us about the wine now, Ed - it evaporated."
"Next time, make sure everyone knows what an oenophile
is before you gou around introducing yourself as one."
"There are only four tastes, but thousands of smells -
believe me, you don't know what you're missing!"
"Look at this! France is getting into the wine business too!"
"It's a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding,
but I think you'll be amused by its presumption."
"And he's so-o-o-o knowledgeable about wine. He must have
spent an hour telling me about his trip to Liebfrauenmilch."
... doch Hochmut führt bei übermäßigem Alkoholkonsum oft zum Fall:
"Ironically, before I fell on hard times,
I used to be a professional wine taster."
"Don't just gulp it down like that! Smell the
bouquet, savour the flavour on your palate!"
"1998 Rot Gut. Best served at street
temperature. Delicious served with
garbage bin McDonald's or gutter
squashed barbecued vermin."
"I'm here for the wine tasting."
"If you wont give me a buck, will you
tell me where there's a wine tasting?”
"Im taking a wine course, but not for credit."
"I wanted wine and women and song,
but I've learned to settle."
"I think you'll be amused by it's methanols..."
"I'm just here to make a withdrawal."
"More wine, my sweet?"
Hold on, I'll just check the wino list one more time.
"There's a class where they teach you how to drink wine?
I knew I should have stayed in school!"
"There's over 500,000 different wines?
Bernie, we've got work do to!"
Echte Weinkenner wissen: Solche Fortbildungsmöglichkeiten existieren tatsächlich.
"I don't actually want to learn so much that
I become a wine buff - just a wine snob!"
"I'm afraid poor Benson hasn't proved
terribly popular with his class this term."
"Don't tell me,
I know this one. Is it wine?"
"I failed my wine appreciation class. I swirled, sniffed, and spilled out
every sample perfectly. If only I had remembered to taste the wine."
"Don't bother waiting up tonight.
I've got my wine-awareness group."
We let 65 people try the '03 Malbec and told them they couldn't
just describe it as 'good'. The result: 65 said it was 'very good'.
"The first rule of enjoying fine wine is to make
sure you and the wine are in the same room."
"You! You in the back! How do you expect to enjoy
wine if you don't extend that pinkie?"
"Ok... I didn't think this part
needed to be explained, but after
you smell the bouquet, lower the
glas before you exhale."
you can, you
dipped your nose
Hey, I can
the red fruit!
The other wine connoisseurs were be-
ginning to question Bob's credentials.
"I want to introduce you guys to what
I feel is a really gifted young Zinfandel"
"Im getting a lot of negativity in this one - is it French?"
Advanced course at the
wine appreciation institute at Bob's house
Was trinken Sie vorzugsweise?
A) Weißwein B) Rotwein
Auflösung: B - Sie sind ein
Neulich in der Bildzeitung:
Welcher Wein-Typ sind Sie?
Und heute verkosten wir einen
Bordeaux: St. Emilion, Chateau
La Wutz - ein wirklich großer
"Most people serve crackers to cleanse the pallet at a wine
tasting - but you had to pick one hosted by a dental hygienist."
Mama, ich kann jetzt nicht
sprechen, ich bin bei 'ner
"Sure they drank it - but did they get it?"
"Ok, now this year when I collapse on the floor
in a semi-comatose paralytic state, that's my
little signal that its time to go!"
"Mhmm... und was für ein Abgang!"
"Lieblich! Aber mit wuchtigem Körper."
"It's Eau de Merlot. If it weren't for this,
I never would have met your father."
"Hold on! Now I remember - you swirl the wine first!"
"Sir, I do have a tool for that."