Tis pity wine should be so deleterious, for tea and coffee leave us much more serious.
I have enjoyed great health at a great age because everyday since I can remember I have consumed a bottle of wine except when I have not felt well. Then I have consumed two bottles.
When the wine [made at her chateau] is in the golden period of effervescing, any sick child in the village ticketed by the doctor can be brought to the wine-presses and dipped in. If labeled tres malade, he is dipped in twice.
Wine is a living liquid containing no preservatives. Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. When not treated with reasonable respect it will sicken and die.
A hard drinker, being at table, was offered grapes at dessert. Thank you, said he, pushing the dish away from him, but I am not in the habit of taking my wine in pills.
Wine is poetry in a bottle.
To take wine into your mouth is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.
Come, come, good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used; exclaim no more against it.
Good wine needs neither bush nor preface to make it welcome.
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.
Compromises are for relationships, not wine.
Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.
Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.
Consuming wine in moderation daily will help people to die young as late as possible
Wine is the thinking person's health drink
Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.
A bottle of good wine, like a good act, shines ever in the retrospect
Wine is at the head of all medicines; where wine is lacking, drugs are necessary.
ï Never buy the cheapest wine in any category, as its taste may discourage you from going on. The glass, corks, cartons, and labor are about the same for any wine, as are the ocean freight and taxes for imported wines. Consequently, if you spend a little more, you are likely to get a better wine, because the other costs remain fixed. Cheap wine will always be too expensive.
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
We may lay in a stock of pleasures as we would lay in a stock of wine, but if we defer tasting them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.
Clearly, the pleasures wines afford are transitory, but so are those of the ballet or of a musical performance. Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.
There is nothing like wine for conjuring up feelings of contentment and goodwill. It is less of a drink than an experience, an evocation, a spirit. It produces sensations that defy description
He makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for man to cultivate - bringing forth food from the earth: wine that makes glad the heart of man.