Taws Noah who first planted the vine and mended his morals by drinking its wine.
In Europe we thought of wine as something as healthy and normal as food and also a great giver of happiness and well being and delight. Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary
Wine is the blood of France.
This wine should be eaten, for it is much too good to be drunk
There are no standards of taste in wine, cigars, poetry, prose, etc. Each man's own taste is the standard, and a majority vote cannot decide for him or in any slightest degree affect the supremacy of his own standard
Food and wine. Decide which is the soloist, which the accompanist.
And they drank the red wine through the helmet barred.
Give me a bowl of wine:
have not that alacrity of spirit,
Nor cheer of mind, that I was wont to have.
Wine is wont to show the mind of man.
Burgundy was the winiest wine, the central, essential, and typical wine, the soul and greatest common measure of all the kindly wines of the earth.
Wine improves with age - I like it the older I get.
A book of verses underneath the bough, A jug of wine, a loaf of bread
A good margarita, a good red wine, I like expensive alcohol, but not a lot of it. I do not like to throw up
Age is just a number. It is totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.
Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.
And we used to do a lot of drugs and get very drunk on very cheap wine.
As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turned to the deadliest hate.
Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there.
Critics have done the wine industry a lot of good overall.
For me the ideal date would be to drink wine in the backyard under the stars, listen to music and just talk. Then we would eat steak and, later, dessert. If all went as planned, we would save some of the dessert and play with it while making out.
Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people To me it is a form of sacrament.
Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine.
Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.
Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.
A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.