Wine is made to be drunk as women are made to be loved; profit by the freshness of youth or the splendor of maturity; do not await decrepitude.
No one that has drunk old wine wants new; for he says, The old is nice.
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.
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.
Reality is an illusion that occurs due to a lack of wine.
Hold the bottle up to the light; you will see your dreams are always at the bottom.
You have not drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on.
Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of Champagne.
And wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.
So lifeís year begins and closes; Days though shortening still can shine; What though youth gave love and roses; Age still leaves us friends and wine.
The wine-cup is the little silver well, Where truth, if truth there be, doth dwell.
A man, fallen on hard times, sold his art collection but kept his wine cellar. When asked why he did not sell his wine, he said, ìA man can live without art, but not without culture.
We could in the United States make as great a variety of wines as are made in Europe, not exactly of the same kinds, but doubtless as good.
The peoples of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learnt to cultivate the olive and the wine.
The importance of wine shows up early in the Bible: And Noah began to be a husbandman, and he planted a vineyard.
I made a mental note to watch which bottle became empty soonest, sometimes a more telling evaluation system than any other.
This wine is too good for toast-drinking, my dear. You do not want to mix emotions up with a wine like that. You lose the taste
One should write not unskillfully in the running hand, be able to sing in a pleasing voice, and keep good time to music; and, lastly, a man should not refuse a little wine when it is pressed upon him.
Before I was born my mother was in great agony of spirit and in a tragic situation. She could take no food except iced oysters and champagne. If people ask me when I began to dance, I reply In my mothers womb, probably as a result of the oysters and Champagne.
Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say it makes him more pleasing to others.
That winter two things happened which made me see that the world, the flesh, and the devil were going to be more powerful influences in my life after all than the chapel bell. First, I tasted champagne; second, the theater.
Presenting the cork is wine nonsense, a ritual invented by captains and sommeliers. The wine snob does not resent ritual. There is infinite ritual in the etiquette of serving wine. But most of it at least hints at style or purpose. Placing an unsightly cork on the tablecloth hints at absurdity.
Taws Noah who first planted the vine and mended his morals by drinking its wine.
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