The phrase “it’s wine o’clock” initially came in 2003 from Peter, a London friend of Margot and Dave; they live in Seattle. Every Friday, at 5:30 p.m. in London, Peter would tell Margot that it’s wine o’clock. In Seattle, it was the beginning of the day.
As a result, Margot added “somewhere” to Peter’s phrase and adopted it as her own. You will now see it in her posts on Write for Wine, Facebook and Twitter. And the phrase “It’s wine o’clock somewhere” never fails to inspire creative responses from other wine enthusiasts.
So thank you, Peter and cheers – it’s wine o’clock somewhere!