Wine Quotes

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

Champagne yes, philosophy no.

Kit Moresby

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


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

It sloweth age, it strengtheneth youth, it helpeth digestion, it abandoneth melancholie, it relisheth the heart, it lighteneth the mind, it quickenth the spirits, it keepeth and preserveth the head from whirling, the eyes from dazzling, the tongue from lisping, the mouth from snaffling, the teeth from chattering and the throat from rattling; it keepeth the stomach from wambling, the heart from swelling, the hands from shivering, the sinews from shrinking, the veins from crumbling, the bones from aching,and the marrow from soaking.

Robert Noecker

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

Here is a thing that may be difficult for non-Finns:If you cannot put the bottle in a safe place under your chair, you are either in too fine company, or you have fallen off your chair just to meet your bottle on an equal level.


Champagne for our real friends and real pain for our sham friends

Doug Brown

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

James Biancamano

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

Thomas Jefferson

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

I wonder what the vintners buy one half so precious as the stuff they sell.

Omar Khayyam

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


For a bad night, a mattress of wine

Spanish proverb

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

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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