Drink to me only with thine eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup And I will not look for wine.
Is not old wine wholesomest, old pippins toothsomest, old wood burn brightest, old linen wash whitest? Old soldiers, sweethearts, are surest, and old lovers are soundest
Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape Crushed the sweet poison of misused wine.
Thanks be to God, since my leaving drinking of wine, I do find myself much better, and do mind my business better, and do spend less money, and less time lost in idle company.
From wine what sudden friendship springs
Who does not love wine, women, and song Remains a fool his whole life long.
Souls of Poets dead and gone, What Elysium have ye known, Happy field or mossy cavern, Choicer than the Mermaid Tavern? Have ye tippled drink more fine Than mine hosts Canary wine?
I tasted - careless - then -
I did not know the Wine
Came once a World - Did you?
Oh, had you told me so -
This Thirst would blister - easier - now
I have eaten your bread and salt.
I have drunk your water and wine.
The deaths ye died I have watched beside
And the lives ye led were mine.
WINE and Fermented grape-juice known to the Womens Christian Union as liquor, sometimes as rum. Wine, madam, is Gods next best gift to man.
The giving of riches and honors to a wicked man is like giving strong wine to him that hath a fever.
In water one sees ones own face; But in wine, one beholds the heart of another.
If Plato is a fine red wine, then Aristotle is a dry martini.
Dynamite? It is like wine, it only gets better with age.
No nation is drunken where wine is cheap, and none sober where the dearness of wine substitutes ardent spirits as the common beverage.
Ok. Here is what I like to say about a well made wine of modest proportions:
It is not a wine that commands your attention, but rather, rewards it.
I will add one that is my spin on an old budgeting problem:
Why is there so much wine left at the end of my money?
Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.
Drink wine, and you will sleep well. Sleep, and you will not sin. Avoid sin, and you will be saved. Ergo, drink wine and be saved
I have lived temperately . . . I double the doctors recommendation
of a glass and a half of wine a day and even treble it with a friend.
By making this wine vine known to the public, I have rendered my
country as great a service as if I had enabled it to pay back the
Good wine is a necessity of life for me.
Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say it makes him
more pleasing to others.
Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.
Tis pity wine should be so deleterious, for tea and coffee leave us much more serious.