Unique Toasts for All Occasions

Keep a Few Toasts on Hand, You May Be Called Upon to Raise a Glass

Ruby, grapefruit cocktail
The Ruby is a stunner for the holidays. Source: Bon Appétit

There's something about a special occasion that just seems to call out for a toast to salute the event. As much as it's nice to come up with special words just for that particular celebration, it's convenient to have a few classic toasts ready just in case the right words elude you as you stand with glass in hand. Lucky for us, About guides have words to suit all of those special events in our lives. Whether you're looking for a touching sentiment, or a few witty comments, you'll find the right ones here.

New Year Toasts - Stacy Slinkard, About Guide to Wine, has the perfect group of toasts to ring in the New Year.

Top 10 Toasts for All-Occasions - As you would expect, Colleen Graham, About's Guide to Cocktails, has a collection of her favorite toasts for any occasion.

Samples of Wedding Toasts - Nina Callaway, About Guide to Weddings, has a lovely collection of toasts, many of which will suit any romantic occasion, including engagements and anniversaries.

Wedding Toasts - About's Guide to Quotations, Simran Khurana has a large selection of ready-to-use wedding toasts and quotations that can be included as part of your own original toasts.

Top 10 Toasts to the Irish - When you celebrate St. Patrick's Day, there's a good chance that you'll be raising a glass or two for the day. These toasts will bring out the Irish in us all.

Toasts to Remember Those Who Have Died - About's Guide to Death and Dying, Kirsti Dyer, MD, has a very useful collection of toasts for those times when one might be at a loss for words. Some are sad and thoughtful, others will bring a touch of humor to the occasion when used appropriately.

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