A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from August 19, 2018
“I’m not a wino, I’m a ‘why-yes‘“

"I’m not a wiNO. I’m a wineYES!” is a jocular wine saying that has been printed on many images. “I’m Not A Wino, I’m A ‘Why-Yes’” by Walter Lolich was published in the satirical publication The Onion on April 19, 2000.

“I told @MickWest last night: I’m not a wino, I’m a wine-yes” was posted on Twitter by Holly West on June 30, 2009. “I’m not a wino, I’m a wine yes” was posted on Twitter by Joe Mazzola on December 24, 2010. “Overheard at Hampshire: ‘I’m not a wino. I’m a wine-yes’” was posted on Twitter by Madeleine on March 28, 2011.


The Onion
COMMENTARY
I’m Not A Wino, I’m A ‘Why-Yes’!
Walter Lolich
4/19/00 3:00pm
I’ve sucked down a lot of booze in my 42 years. A hell of a lot. In fact, some would go so far as to call me a wino. But I’ve got no time for that kind of negativity. I’m not a wino… I’m a “why-yes”!

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By Walter Lolich
I’ve sucked down a lot of booze in my 42 years. A hell of a lot. In fact, some would go so far as to call me a wino. But I’ve got no time for that kind of negativity. I’m not a wino… I’m a “why-yes”!
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Twitter
Lebo
@Lebo_Wan_Kenobi
I’m not a wino, I’m a why-yes! Off to Sonoma for some samples.
9:40 AM - 9 Aug 2008

Twitter
jeff a
@beetlejeff
i need money for wine. i’m not a wino, i’m a “why-yes”!
8:26 PM - 1 May 2009

Twitter
Holly West
@HollyWest
I told @MickWest last night: I’m not a wino, I’m a wine-yes.
9:01 PM - 30 Jun 2009

Twitter
Matt Martino
@MattMartinoBand
Hey, you did your best to get drunk today.  http://bit.ly/3Np33S via @TheOnion - I’m Not A Wino, I’m A ‘Why-Yes’!
11:11 AM - 7 Aug 2009

Twitter
Joe Mazzola
@jmaz98
I’m not a wino, I’m a wine yes.
8:24 PM - 24 Dec 2010

Twitter
Madeleine
@Madzteir
Overheard at Hampshire: “I’m not a wino. I’m a wine-yes.”
7:12 PM - 28 Mar 2011

Twitter
Amanda Dow
@AmandaMarie_Dow
Replying to @ANDISMASH
@andiandiandi4 I’m trying to remember if it’s you or another friend that says “I’m not a wino. I’m a wine-yes!”
10:52 PM - 25 May 2011 from Oro Valley, AZ

Elite Daily
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BY RACHEL CHAPMAN
AUG 18 2017
(...)
9. “I’m not a wino. I’m a wineYES!” - Unknown

Elite Daily
40 Wine Puns For Captions, To Give Your IG Feed A Taste Of The Good Life
BY JASMINE VAUGHN-HALL
June 7, 2018
(...)
21. “I’m not a wino. I’m a wineYES!” — Unknown

Facebook
Thought Catalog
June 22, 2018 ·
I’m not a wino. I’m a wine-yes.

Twitter
Don’t You Love Wine
@winefunnies
I’m not a wino, I’m a wineYES! http://dld.bz/ecjpg #wine #winelover ❤ @ucellar
7:47 PM - 12 Aug 2018

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