Wine Quotes

Wine to me is passion. It is family and friends. It is warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It is culture. It is the essence of civilization and the art of living.

Robert Mondavi

I have lived temperately....I double the doctor's recommendation of a glass and a half of wine each day and even treble it with a friend.

Thomas Jefferson

No one that has drunk old wine wants new; for he says, The old is nice.

Steven Wright:

I drank at every vine. The last was like the first. I came upon no wine So wonderful as thirst.

Edna St. Vincent Millay

The custom of saluting i.e., embracing ladies by their relatives and friends was introduced, it is said, by the early Romans, not out of respect originally, but to find by their breath whether they had been drinking wine, this being criminal for women to do, as it sometimes led to adultery.

Joseph Haydn

We hear of the conversion of water into wine at the marriage in Cana as of a miracle. But this conversion is, through the goodness of God, made every day before our eyes. Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards, and which incorporates itself with the grapes, to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy.

Ben Franklin

For a bad night, a mattress of wine

Spanish proverb

When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing.

Ovid

I rejoice as a moralist at the prospect of a reduction of the duties on wine by our national legislature.... Its extended use will carry health and comfort to a much enlarged circle.

Thomas Jefferson

Wine from long habit has become an indispensable for my health.

Thomas Jefferson

And so the souls of men and their wine live for eternity with the grace of their God.

James Biancamano

What is man, when you come to think upon him, but a minutely set, ingenious machine for turning with infininite artfulness, the red wine of Shiraz into urine?

Eden Stone

Oh, actually all champagne is French, it is named after the region. Otherwise it is sparkling white wine. Americans of course do not recognize the convention so it becomes that thing of calling all of their sparkling white champagne, even though by definition they are not.

Benjamin Kane

The picnic was delicious, the wine was excellent, remind me to send the Cardinal a note.

Porthos

A woman in taffeta is seen lighting candles for a formal dinner for two. She sits down at the table, lifts a wine glass and toasts an imaginary guest. Dining alone, in style, is used as a metaphor for loneliness and even madness.

Georgia Dullea

This is a red wine glass. Can I have my water in a water glass?

Griffin Mill

The last time that I trusted a dame was in Paris in 1940. She was going out to get a bottle of wine. Two hours later, the Germans marched into France.

Sam Diamond

I would think it means that she wishes you to dine with her. I would take my own wine if I were you.

Herod

God knows what you have unleashed on the unsuspecting South. It will be wine, women, and song all the way with Ringo when he gets the taste for it.

Norm

It is the same things your whole life. Clean up your room, Stand up straight, Pick up your feet, Take it like a man, Be nice to your sister, Do not mix beer and wine, ever. Oh yeah, Do not drive on the railroad track.

Phil Connors

Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of care.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Fill up, fill up, for wisdom cools When ever we let the wine rest. Here is death to Prohibitions fools, And every kind of vine-pest!

Jamrach Holobom

An old wine-bibber having been smashed in a railway collision, some wine was poured on his lips to revive him." Pauillac, 1873," he murmured and died.

Ambrose Bierce

A thousand cups of wine do not suffice when true friends meet, but half a sentence is too much when there is no meeting of minds

Chinese proverb
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