Wine Quotes

I know never to take a wine for granted. Drawing a cork is like attendance at a concert or at a play that one knows well, when there is all the uncertainty of no two performances ever being quite the same. That is why the French say, There are no good wines, only good bottles

Gerald Asher

We may lay in a stock of pleasures as we would lay in a stock of wine, but if we defer tasting them too long, we shall find that both are soured by age.

Charles Caleb

There are many wines that taste great, but do not drink well.

Michael Broadbent

Clearly, the pleasures wines afford are transitory, but so are those of the ballet or of a musical performance. Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.

Napoleon

There is nothing like wine for conjuring up feelings of contentment and goodwill. It is less of a drink than an experience, an evocation, a spirit. It produces sensations that defy description

Thomas Conklin

He makes grass grow for the cattle, and plants for man to cultivate - bringing forth food from the earth: wine that makes glad the heart of man.

Psalms

All wine associations are with occasions when people are at their best; with relaxation, contentment, leisurely meals, and the free flow of ideas.

Hugh Johnson

Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably

Bertolt Brecht

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of good wine

St. Thomas Aquinas

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

Samuel Johnson

A mind of the caliber of mine cannot derive its nutrient from cows.

George Bernard Shaw

You have only so many bottles in your life, never drink a bad one.

Len Evans

The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.

Benjamin Franklin

Wine ...moderately drunken It doth quicken a man's wits, It doth comfort the heart.

Andrew Boorde

Fermented beverages have been preferred over water throughout the ages: they are safer, provide psychotropic effects, and are more nutritious. Some have even said alcohol was the primary agent for the development of Western civilization, since more healthy individuals (even if inebriated much of the time) lived longer and had greater reproductive success.

Dr. Patrick McGovern

The cheapness of wine seems to be a cause, not of drunkenness, but of sobriety. ...People are seldom guilty of excess in what is their daily fare...On the contrary, in the countries which, either from excessive heat or cold, produce no grapes, and where wine consequently is dear and a rarity, drunkenness is a common vice.

Adam Smith

Burgundy makes you think of silly things, Bordeaux makes you talk of them and Champagne makes you do them.

Jean-Anthelme

And they drank the red wine through the helmet barred.

Sir Walter Scott

Burgundy for Kings, Champagne for Duchesses, and claret for Gentlemen

French Proverb

Give me a bowl of wine, In this I bury all unkindness.

William Shakespeare

With years a richer life begins, the spirit mellow: ripe age gives tones to violins, wine, and good fellows.

John Townsend Trowbridge

With years a richer life begins, the spirit mellow: ripe age gives tones to violins, wine, and good fellows.

John Townsend Trowbridge

I like Champagne, because it always tastes as though my foot's asleep.

Art Buchwald

Wine can be considered with good reason as the most healthful and the most hygienic of all beverages.

Louis Pasteur

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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