The 50 Greatest Quotes About Wine

Nick Harris
Nick Harris

1.

Wine is to women as duct tape is to men, it fixes EVERYTHING!
—Tanya Masse


2.

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


3.

The wine—it made her limbs loose and liquid, made her feel that a hummingbird had taken the place of her heart.
—Jodi Picoult


4.

Wine, like food, is so emotional. If you think about it, so much of the courting ritual is surrounded by wine and food. There’s a built-in romance to wine.
—Padma Lakshmi


5.

I do love my wine. I’d opt to drink my calories rather than eat them every time, so I cut out the breads, potatoes, pastas, cheeses and desserts in an effort to get my healthy angel and unhealthy demon to compromise.
—Rachel Nichols


6.

Wine is for sharing. What’s the fun of swirling, swishing, sloshing and yakking
if my friends can’t join in?
—Jennifer Rosen


7.

I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.
—Nigella Lawson


8.

I drink sherry and wine by myself because I like it and I get the sensuous feeling of indulgence…luxury, bliss, erotic-tinged.
—Sylvia Plath


9.

Wine is just a conversation waiting to happen.
—Jessica Altieri


10.

In wine, there’s truth.
—Pliny the Elder


11.

A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.
—Omar Khayyam


12.

Who loves not women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long.
—Unknown


13.

Either give me more wine or leave me alone.
—Rumi


14.

Wine is bottled poetry.
—Robert Louis Stevenson


15.

Wine. How classy people get wasted.
—Unknown


16.

Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
—Ovid


17.

Where there is no wine there is no love.
—Euripides


18.

A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.
—Louis Pasteur


19.

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
—Benjamin Franklin


20.

Wine is earth’s answer to the sun.
—Margaret Fuller


21.

When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing.
—Ovid


22.

To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
—Clifton Fadiman


23.

Wine makes all things possible.
—George R. R. Martin


24.

Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.
—Andre Simon


25.

His lips drink water, but his heart drinks wine.
—e. e. cummings


26.

Without bread and wine, love goes hungry.
—Latin Proverb


27.

I cook with wine; sometimes I even add it to the food.
—W. C. Fields


28.

The only way of rendering life endurable is to drink as much wine as one can come by.
—James Branch Cabell


29.

WINE! Because these problems aren’t going to forget THEMSELVES!
—Tanya Masse


30.

Wine makes a symphony of a good meal.
—Fernande Garvin


31.

Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.
—Lord Byron


32.

A man will be eloquent if you give him good wine.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson


33.

I shall drink no wine before it’s time! OK, it’s time.
—Groucho Marx


34.

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


35.

Wine gave a sort of gallantry to their own failure.
—F. Scott Fitzgerald


36.

I prefer my water in wine form.
—P. C. Cast


37.

Of all things known to mortals wine is the most powerful and effectual for exciting and inflaming the passions of mankind, being common fuel to them all.
—Francis Bacon


38.

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


39.

Wine is sunlight, held together by water.
—Galileo


40.

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.
—Thomas Aquinas


41.

Beer is made by men, wine by God.
—Martin Luther


42.

Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.
—Louis Pasteur


43.

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
—Eduardo Galeano


44.

Fan the sinking flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship; and pass the rosy wine.
—Charles Dickens


45.

Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of cares.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson


46.

Days of wine and roses laugh and run away, like a child at play.
—Johnny Mercer


47.

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


48.

Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.
—Basil Bunting


49.

Drink freely the wine life offers you and don’t worry how much you spill.
—Marty Rubin


50.

The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.
—Thomas Love Peacock

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