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A Collection of Some Great Quotes About Wine

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“Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.” -Ernest Hemingway

“Wine is a living liquid...Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age and death.” -Julia Child

“A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.” -Clifton Fadiman

“Come, come, good wine is a familiar creature if it be well used; exclaim no more against it” -Shakespeare

“A bottle of wine is actually alive--it’s constantly evolving and gaining complexity.” -Sideways

"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, w/ fewer tensions & more tolerance" -Ben Franklin

“...good company, good wine, good welcome, can make good people.” -Shakespeare from Henry VIII

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more wine.” -Ernest Hemingway

“Wine is poetry in a bottle.” -Clifton Fadiman

“Wine is a passport to the world.” -Thom Elkjer

“Let us celebrate with wine and sweet words!” -Plautus

“His lips drink water but his heart drinks wine” -EE Cummings

“I love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.” -Oliver Goldsmith

“Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.” -Andre Simon

"Wine, it's in my veins and I can't get it out." -Burgess Meredith

"Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content and sufficient champagne." -Dorothy Parker

"A person with increasing knowledge and sensory education may derive infinite enjoyment from wine." -Ernest Hemingway

"Now wines are wonders; great wines are magical; and winemakers are mad...they are always trying to improve the breed." -William Massee

"Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine." -Joan Collins

"Discovery of a wine is of greater moment than discovery of a constellation...universe is too full of stars." -Benjamin Franklin

“I like on the table, when we’re speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.” -Pablo Neruda

“I like my coffee black, my beer from Germany, wine from Burgundy, the darker, the better." -Barbara Crooker

“Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.”-John Keats

“It doesn’t matter if the glass is half empty or half full! There is clearly room for more wine.” -anonymous

“Life’s too short, and I’m Italian. I’d much rather eat and drink wine than be a size 0.” -Sophia Bush

“Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same.” -Blaise Pascal

“One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes man mistake words for thoughts.” -Samuel Johnson

“Compromises are for relationships, not wine.” -Sir Robert Scott Caywood

“A meal without wine is called breakfast.” -anonymous

“The cultivation of the vine is an art form. The refinement of its juice is a religion.” -Bottleshock

“Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” -Galileo Galilei

Wine’s an adventure! “Every time I open a bottle of wine, it is an amazing trip somewhere.” -José Andrés

“By making this wine knownto, I have rendered my country...a service” -Thomas Jefferson

“Once...I lost my corkscrew, & we were forced 2 live on nothing but food and water for days” -WC Field

“Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage folic, and the serious smile.” -Homer

“Fan the flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship, and pass the rosy wine.” -Charles Dickens

“Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.” -Alexander Fleming

“Wine, food & the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life” -Robert Mondavi

“There is truth in wine, but you never see it listed in the ingredients on the label” -Josh Stern

"There must be wine and fellowship or we are truly lost." -Ann Fairbairn

“I prefer my water in wine form.” -P.C. Cast

"A gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic to me somehow." -Kathy Mattea

“To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history” -Clifton Fadiman

"The flavor of wine is like delicate poetry." -Louis Pasteur

"Wine is drinkable sunlight. It's the most glorious summer's day imaginable, captured in a bottle." -Walter Moers

"Good wine praises itself." ~Dutch Proverb

“Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.” -Basil Bunting

“Age appears to be best in 4 things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust & old authors to read.” -Francis Bacon

“Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder.” -Aldous Huxley

“Wine comes in at the mouth & love comes in at the eye...that's all we shall know for truth before we die” -William Butler Yeats

“Language is wine upon the lips.” -Virginia Woolf

“Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.” -Sarah Bernhardt

“Wine is earth’s answer to the sun.” -Margaret Fuller

“Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.” -Napoleon

“Without bread and wine, love goes hungry.” ~Latin proverb

“My favorite wine-pairing experience is wine and friends.” -anonymous

“Wine is bottled poetry.” –Robert Louis Stevenson

“Great is the fortune of he who possesses a good bottle, a good book, and a good friend.” –Molière

“If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night.” ― D.H. Lawrence

“What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.” ― Thomas Moore

“I have lived temperately, I double the doctor’s recommendation of a glass and a half of wine a day and even treble it with a friend.” ― Thomas Jefferson

“Wine was created with man in mind, for his pleasure and relaxation, a balm to his good health.” ― Andrew Sharp

"Drinking wine is just a part of life, like eating food." - Francis Ford Coppola

“Wine, one sip of this will bathe the drooping spirits in delight beyond the bliss of dreams. Be wise and taste.” ― John Milton

Where there is no wine there is no love.”― Euripides

“Wine makes a symphony of a good meal.”― Fernande Garvin

"Nothing more excellent or valuable than wine was every granted by the gods to man." – Plato

"A meal without wine is like a day without sun" - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

“The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.” –Thomas Love Peacock

“Wine is just a conversation waiting to happen.” –Jessica Altieri

“In the morning coffee blesses and in the evening wine absolves.” –Michael Foley

“Wine is one of the most complex of all beverages: the fruit of a soil, climate, and vintage, digested by a fungus through a process guided by the culture, vision, and skill of an individual man or woman.” –Neel Burton

“People of balance age as gracefully as wines of balance.” –John Jordan

Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures. -Michael Broadbent

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“Great wine requires a mad man to grow the vine, a wise man to watch over it, a lucid poet to make it, and a lover to drink it.” –Salvador Dali

“At the heel end of my day, I need my glass of wine. Christmas lights for the brain” –Bill Calahan