Wine Quotes

I made a mental note to watch which bottle became empty soonest, sometimes a more telling evaluation system than any other.

Gerald Asher

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

Ernest Hemingway

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.

Yoshida Kenko

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.

Isadora Duncan

Wine makes a man more pleased with himself; I do not say it makes him more pleasing to others.

Samuel Johnson

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.

Belle Livingstone

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.

Leonard S. Bernstein

Taws Noah who first planted the vine and mended his morals by drinking its wine.

Benjamin Franklin

In Europe we thought of wine as something as healthy and normal as food and also a great giver of happiness and well being and delight. Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary

Ernest Hemingway

Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully.

Graham Greene

Wine is the blood of France.

Louis Bertall

This wine should be eaten, for it is much too good to be drunk

Jonathan Swift

And in this mountain shall the Lord of Hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined.

Isaiah

There are no standards of taste in wine, cigars, poetry, prose, etc. Each man's own taste is the standard, and a majority vote cannot decide for him or in any slightest degree affect the supremacy of his own standard

Mark Twain

Food and wine. Decide which is the soloist, which the accompanist.

Michael Broadbent

Three be the things I shall never attain: Envy, content, and sufficient champagne.

Dorothy Parker

It had the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife.

Aldous Huxley

Remember gentlemen, it is not just France we are fighting for, it is Champagne

Winston S. Churchill

Give me a bowl of wine: have not that alacrity of spirit, Nor cheer of mind, that I was wont to have.

William Shakespeare

Wine is wont to show the mind of man.

Theogenis

Burgundy was the winiest wine, the central, essential, and typical wine, the soul and greatest common measure of all the kindly wines of the earth.

Charles Edward Montague

Wine improves with age - I like it the older I get.

Anonymous

A book of verses underneath the bough, A jug of wine, a loaf of bread -and thou.

Edward Fitzgerald

A good margarita, a good red wine, I like expensive alcohol, but not a lot of it. I do not like to throw up

Denise Richards

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Updated On : May 10, 2013
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