Wine Quotes

One not only drinks the wine, one smells it, observes it, tastes it, sips it and--one talks about it.

King Edward VII

The flavor of wine is like delicate poetry

Louis Pasteur

May our love be like good wine, grow stronger as it grows older

Old English Toast

By comparing what we know today with what the ancients appear to have known we can guess at the kinds of wine they drank.

Alec Waugh

Wine has been a part of civilized life for some seven thousand years. It is the only beverage that feeds the body, soul and spirit of man and at the same time stimulates the mind.

Robert Mondavi

Take counsel in wine, but resolve afterwards in water.

Benjamin Franklin

I know never to take a wine for granted. Drawing a cork is like attendance at a concert or at a play that one knows well, when there is all the uncertainty of no two performances ever being quite the same. That is why the French say, There are no good wines, only good bottles

Gerald Asher

In the order named, these are the hardest to control: Wine, Women, and Song.

Franklin P. Adams

A man, fallen on hard times, sold his art collection but kept his wine cellar. When asked why he did not sell his wine, he said, ìA man can live without art, but not without culture.


Clearly, the pleasures wines afford are transitory ñ but so are those of the ballet, or of a musical performance. Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.


Making good wine is a skill. Fine wine is an art.

Robert Mondavi

You have not drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on.

Dean Martin

Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.

Andre Simon

The Irish believe that fairies are extremely fond of good wine. The proof of the assertion is that in the olden days royalty would leave a keg of wine out for them at night. Sure enough, it was always gone in the morning.

Irish Folklore

Wine is made to be drunk as women are made to be loved; profit by the freshness of youth or the splendor of maturity; do not await decrepitude.

Theophile Malvezin
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