Toast! – 8 Bubbly Toasts to Welcome 2019 – By Claire Logsdon

What better reason to raise a glass than celebrating a new year with friends and family? Celebrating a great event or the events to come is an age old tradition, dating back thousands of years when humans first began drinking alcohol. Typically, we say a few meaningful celebratory words at an event or occasion, don’t we?

But how is best to graciously ring in a new year full of promise?

Impress your friends and family wishing them a happy new year and cheers in 8 different languages!

English Toast


Here’s to a bright New Year, and a fond farewell to the old; here’s to the things that are yet to come, and to the memories that we hold. (Unknown)

Chinese (Mandarin) Toast

干杯 – “gān bēi”à Cheers! (Bottoms up!)

狗年大吉 – “gǒunián dàjí” à Lots of luck for this Dog year

Korean Toast

건배! – “geon-bae” à Cheers! (Bottoms up!)

새해 복 많이 받으세요 – “saehae bok mani badeuseyo” à Happy New Year!

Japanese Toast

乾杯! – “ ‘KANPAI!” à Cheers! (Dry the glass)

良いお年を!- “Yoi o-toshi o!” à “Have a nice year!

Vietnamese Toast

Vô! – à Cheers!

Năm mới dồi dào sức khỏe à – I wish you a healthy new year

Hindi Toast

चियर्स – “chiyars” à Cheers!

नया साल मुबारक हो “naya saal mubaarak ho” à Happy New Year!

German Toast

Prost! à Cheers!

Frohes neu Jahr à Happy New Year!

French Toast

À votre santé! à Cheers!

Bonne anne à Happy New Years!

Whichever language you use to welcome a new year, toasting with friends and family is a heart warming way to welcome change. Wine has traditionally been used throughout Europe and America as a part of celebratory meals. It is a tradition our CKJY Exports team has embraced for many years.

Happy New Year!

May it be filled with lots of prosperity, laughter and love for you all! That is our CKJY Exports team’s wish for you all.

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