Wine Quotes

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.

Unknown

Rice is born in water and must die in wine

Italian Proverb

One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.

Dr Samuel Johnson

Plant life instead of animal food is the keystone of regeneration. Jesus used bread instead of flesh and wine in place of blood at the Lord's Supper.

German Composer Richard Wagner

Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Francis Bacon

You think it more difficult to turn air into wine than to turn wine into blood?

Graham Greene

Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time; as aromatic wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy; its after-flavor, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.

Charlotte Bronte

A little wine sometimes, that's all. Spirits are bad. Alcohol wrong. Herb does grow.

Bob Marley

This is one of the disadvantages of wine: it makes a man mistake words for thought.

Samuel Johnson

Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me

Sarah Bernhardt

The best wine is the oldest, the best water the newest

William Blake

When Wine enters, out goes the Truth

Benjamin Franklin

A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.

Jean-Anthelme Brillat

Wine is a turncoat; first a friend and then an enemy.

Henry Fielding

Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.

Plautus

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.

Robin Leach†

Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.

Logan P. Smith

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.

Sally Quinn

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.

Karen McDougal

Critics have done the wine industry a lot of good overall.

Robert Mondavi

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.

Judith Viorst

As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turned to the deadliest hate.

John Lyly

And we used to do a lot of drugs and get very drunk on very cheap wine.

Santiago Durango

Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.

Basil Bunting
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