How to Say “Cheers” in 10 Languages

Raise your glasses and toast the New Year no matter where in the winemaking world you’re celebrating.

Here in the Western Hemisphere, the countdown to midnight has begun. In anticipation of bubbly flowing and glasses clinking around the world, we’ve gathered your cheat sheet for saying “cheers” in 10 languages, so no matter where you are in the winemaking world, you can properly toast 2015.

Afrikaans: Gesondheid

Bosnian and Croatian: Živjeli (Zhee-ve-lee)

French: Santé

German: Prost

Greek: ΥΓΕΙΑ (Yamas)

Italian: Cin cin (chin chin)

Hebrew: L’chaim

Japanese: Kanpai

​Portuguese: Saúde (Sa-oo-de)

Spanish: Salut

Published on March 4, 2015
Topics: New Years, Wine 101, Wine Travel



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