Wine Quotes

Drink to me only with thin eyes, And I will pledge with mine; Or leave a kiss but in the cup, And I will not look for wine

Ben Jonson

Good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used.

William Shakespeare

Good wine needs no bush.

William Shakespeare

This bread I break was once the oat, This wine upon a foreign tree Plunged in its fruit; Man in the day or wind at night Laid the crops low, broke the grape's joy.

Dylan Thomas

After-dinner talk Across the walnuts and the wine.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Pour out the wine without restraint or stay, Pour not by cups, but by the bellyful, pour out to all that wull.

Edmund Spenser

Go, little book, and wish to all Flowers in the garden, meat in the hall, A bin of wine, a spice of wit, A house with lawns enclosing it, A living river by the door, A nightingale in the sycamore

Robert Louis Stevenson

His element is so fine being sharpened by his death, to drink from the wine-breath while our gross palates drink from the whole wine.

W.B.Yeats

Oh, wherefore come ye forth in triumph from the north, With your hands, and your feet, and your raiment all red? And wherefore doth your rout send forth a joyous shout? And whence be the grapes of the wine-press which ye tread?

Thomas Babington Macaulay

The wines that one best remembers are not necessarily the finest that one has ever tasted, and the highest quality may fail to delight so much as some far more humble beverage drunk in more favorable surroundings

H. Warner Allen

Wine gives great pleasure; and every pleasure is of itself a good. It is a good, unless counterbalanced by evil.

Samuel Johnson

He said that few people had intellectual resources sufficient to forgo the pleasures of wine. They could not otherwise contrive how to fill the interval between dinner and supper.

Samuel Johnson

If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good?

Cardinal Richeleu

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

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

Age is just a number. It is totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.

Joan Collins

Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.

Basil Bunting

And we used to do a lot of drugs and get very drunk on very cheap wine.

Santiago Durango

As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turned to the deadliest hate.

John Lyly

Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there.

Judith Viorst

Critics have done the wine industry a lot of good overall.

Robert Mondavi

For me the ideal date would be to drink wine in the backyard under the stars, listen to music and just talk. Then we would eat steak and, later, dessert. If all went as planned, we would save some of the dessert and play with it while making out.

Karen McDougal

Funny you mention my dinner parties when I have just suggested that inviting close friends over to share a meal with candlelight and wine at your table could be a form of religious experience for some people To me it is a form of sacrament.

Sally Quinn

Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.

Logan P. Smith

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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