Wine O’Clock

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 5.45.41 PMOne of the mottos of Write for Wine is “It’s Wine O’clock Somewhere!” You might see this phrase in many places, including greeting cards, signs, bars, restaurants and websites.

However, we started using the phrase long before it was popular and even ubiquitous.

Our Wine O’Clock story began in 2003. We live in Washington state. At the time, Margot worked with Peter, who lived in London. And every Friday, at 5:30 p.m. in London, Peter would call Margot to discuss work. But he’d always start out the conversation by saying “it’s wine o’clock.” In WA, 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, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Moreover, 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!

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Margot and Dave 

5 thoughts on “Wine O’Clock

  1. Hi Margot,

    Thank you for coming into Alexandria Nicole Cellars in Woodinville! It was good to see you again. Hope you liked the Quarry Butte!


    Lori Allison

  2. Hi Lori,
    Thanks for the nice comment. We loved the 2004 Quarry Butte, and I intend to write about it and the new release soon. We haven’t opened the 2004 Cabernet Sauvignon yet. But the taste was great — we love wine from Alexandria Nicole Cellars.

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