Wine Quotes

  • Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.   Benjamin Franklin
  • Where there is no wine there is no love.  Euripides
  • Wine makes a symphony of a good meal.  Fernande Garvin, The Art of French Cooking
  • Good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used. William Shakespeare
  • Wine to me is passion.  It’s family and friends.  It’s warmth of heart and generosity of spirit.  Wine is art.  It’s culture.  It’s the essence of civilization and the art of living.  Robert Mondavi, Autobiography, “Harvests of Joy”
  • Good wine is a necessity of life for me.   ~ Thomas Jefferson
  • Artists and poets still find life’s meaning in a glass of wine.  Joy Sterling, A Cultivated Life
  • Joy is the best of wine.  George Eliot, Silas Marner
  • Wine is the thinking person’s health drink. Dr. Phillip Norrie
  • I cook with wine.  Sometimes I even add it to the food.   W.C. Fields
  • Making good wine is a skill. Fine wine is an art.  Robert Mondavi, Harvests of Joy
  • Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.  Louis Pasteur
  • Wine is bottled poetry.  Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Whenever a man is tired, wine is a great restorer of strength.  Homer, The Iliad
  • “Wine is sunlight, held together by water!  Galileo Gallilei
  • Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.  Andre Simon, Commonsense of Wine
  • One not only drinks the wine, one smells it, observes it, tastes it, sips it and–one talks about it.  King Edward VII
  • Oh some are fond of Spanish wine, and some are fond of French.  John Masefield
  • Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing. Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon
  • Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after. Lord Byron
  • It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend; one’s present or future thirst; the excellence of the wine; or any other reason. Latin saying
  • Drink wine, and you will sleep well. Sleep, and you will not sin. Avoid sin, and you will be saved. Ergo, drink wine and be saved. Medieval German saying