Wine Quotes

Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.

Ernest Hemingway

These laid the world away; poured out the red Sweet wine of youth; gave up the years to be Of work and joy, and that unhoped serene, That men call age; and those who would have been, Their sons, they gave, their immortality.

Rupert Brooke

When I find someone I respect writing about an edgy, nervous wine that dithered in the glass, I cringe. When I hear someone I don't respect talking about an austere, unforgiving wine, I turn a bit austere and unforgiving myself. When I come across stuff like that and remember about the figs and bananas, I want to snigger uneasily. You can call a wine red, and dry, and strong, and pleasant. After that, watch out.

Kingsley Amis

A German wine label is one of the things lifes too short for, a daunting testimony to that peculiar nations love of detail and organization.

Kingsley Amis

Bacchus we thank who gave us wine Which warms the blood within our veins; That nectar is itself divine. The man who drinks not, yet attains By godly grace to human rank Would be an angel if he drank.

Pierre Motin

The wine they drink in Paradise they make in Haute Lorraine.

G.K. Chesterton

Seamen three! what men be ye? Gotham's three Wise Men we be. Whither in your bowl so free? To rake the moon from out the sea. The bowl goes trim. The moon doth shine, And our ballast is old wine.

T.L. Peacock

There's nothing serious in mortality. All is but toys; renown and grace is dead, The wine of life is drawn, and the mere lees is left this vault to brag of.

William Shakespeare

A man may surely be allowed to take a glass of wine by his own fireside.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan

You need not hang up the ivy branch over the wine that will sell.

Publius Syrius

The air is like a draught of wine. The undertaker cleans his sign, The Hull express goes off the line, When it is raspberry time in Runcorn.

Noel Coward

For when the wine is in, the wit is out.

Thomas Becon

Since water still flows, though we cut it with swords And sorrow returns, though we drown it with a wine, Since the world can in no way answer to our craving, I will loosen my hair tomorrow and take to a fishing boat.

Li Po

And in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding with sackcloth: And behold joy and gladness, slaying oxen, and killing sheep, eating flesh, and drinking wine: let us eat and drink; for to morrow we shall die.

Bible

Don't forget that the flavors of wine and cheese depend upon the types of infecting microˆrganisms

Martin H. Fischer

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times - in water, in butter, and in wine

Polish Proverb

A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do.

P.J. O'Rourke

We come late, if at all, to wine and philosophy: whiskey and action are easier

Mignon McLaughlin

Baseball fans love numbers. They love to swirl them around their mouths like Bordeaux wine

Pat Conroy

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine

St. Thomas Aquinas

Wine gives a man nothing... it only puts in motion what had been locked up in frost.

Samuel Johnson

A man cannot make him laugh; but that's no marvel; he drinks no wine

William Shakespeare

Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.

Thomas Fuller

Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good.

Alice May Brock
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