Wine Quotes

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

Wine is life. - Petronius, Roman writer

He who aspires to be a serious wine drinker must drink claret - Samuel Johnson Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin - Napoleon

No nation is drunken where wine is cheap, and none sober where the dearness of wine substitutes ardent spirits as the common beverage. - Thomas Jefferson

Gentlemen, in the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of Champagne. - Paul Claudel

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

I love everything that's old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine. - Oliver Goldsmith

Wine is bottled poetry. - Robert Louis Stevenson

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

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

Where there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing. - Anonymous

Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. - Pope John XXIII

If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul. - Clifton Fadiman

Blind tastings are to wine what strip poker is to love. - Kermit Lynch

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

Good wine needs no bush - William Shakespeare

After-dinner talk
Across the walnuts and the wine. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

A man not old, but mellow, like good wine. - Stephen Phillips

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

Fill high the cup with Samian wine! - Lord Byron

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

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

Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it. - Anonymous

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

Beer is made by men, wine by God! - Martin Luther

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

Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance. - Benjamin Franklin

Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. - Pope John XXIII

Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Wine from long habit has become an indispensable for my health - J Thomas Jefferson

What is better than to sit at the end of the day and drink wine with friends, or substitutes for friends? - James Joyce

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

He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long. - Martin Luther

I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food!! - Anonymous

Wine is the most civilized thing in the world - Ernest Hemingway

And water is on the Bishop's board and the Higher Thinker's shrine,
But I don't care where the water goes if it doesn't get into the wine - G.K. Chesterton

My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne - John Maynard Keynes

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