Wine Quotes

Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that 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

It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.


The great evil of wine is that it first seizes the feet, it is a crafty wrestler.

Titus Maccius

Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.

Louis Pasteur

God made only water, but man made wine.

Vixtor Hugo

They are not long, the days of wine and roses: Out of a misty dream, our path emerges for a while, then closes within a dream.

Ernest Dowson

The wine seems to be very closed-in and seems to have entered a dumb stage. Sort of a Marcel Meursault.

Paul S. Winalski

I like best the wine drunk at the cost of others.

Diogenes the Cynic

I beg you come tonight and dine A welcome waits you and sound wine The Roederer chilly to a charm As Juno's breasts the claret warm .

T.B. Aldrich

The best use of bad wine is to drive away poor relations.

French proverb

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness - And Wilderness is Paradise endow.

Omar Khayyam

A little saint best fits a little shrine, A little prop best fits a little vine, As my small cruse best fits my little wine.

Robert Herrick

Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after

Lord Byron, Don Juan

There is not the hundredth part of the wine consumed in this kingdom that there ought to be. Our foggy climate wants help

Jane Austen

Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babies, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts.

John Stuart Blackie
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