100+ Interesting Quotes About Wine

A bottle of good wine, like a good act, shines ever in the retrospect.                                  – Robert Louis Stevenson


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


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


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


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


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


A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.                                                          – Robert Mondavi


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


All worries are less with wine.                                                                                          – Amit Kalantri


Artists and poets still find life’s meaning in a glass of wine.                                                Joy Sterling


Be careful to trust a person who does not like wine.                                                          – Karl Marx


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


Bronze is the mirror of the form; wine, of the heart.                                                          – Aeschylus


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


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


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


Drinking turns a fool into a merry fool.                                                                            – Neel Burton


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


Fumes of wine shorten the long road.                                                                              Bai Juyi


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


God made only water, but man-made wine.                                                                      – Victor Hugo


Great wine works wonders and is itself one.                                                                      – Edward Steinberg


He who knows how to taste does not drink wine but savours secrets.                                – Salvador Dalì


Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.                                     – Heraclitus


His lips drink water, but his heart drinks wine.                                                                 – E.E.cummings


I cannot offer wine without the poison of the alcohol within.                                              – Ada Palmer


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


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


I need COFFEE to help me change the things I can… and WINE to help me accept the things I can’t! Tanya Masse


I will drink milk when cows eat grape.                                                                              – Henri de Toulouse


I’m no connoisseur of wines, but I know what’s bad.                                                         – Lynne Reid Banks


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


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


In victory, you deserve Champagne. In defeat you need it.                                               – Napoleon Bonaparte


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


It [good wine] should start and end with a smile.                                                             – William Sokolin


Let us celebrate with wine and sweet words.                                                                    – Plautus


Life’s too short to drink cheap wine…                                                                             – Cliff Hakim


Like human beings, a wine’s taste is going to depend a great deal on its origins and its upbringing. – Linda Johnson-Bell


Making good wine is a skill; making fine wine is an art.                                                    – Robert Mondavi


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


Never drink boring wine.                                                                                                – Keith Wallace


Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin. – Napoleon Bonaparte


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


One drop of wine is enough to redden a whole glass of water.                                            – Victor Hugo


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


Pleasure without Champagne is purely artificial.                                                                 Oscar Wilde


The best way to learn about wine is in the drinking.                                                          – Alexis Lichine


The first kiss and the first glass of wine are the best.                                                          Marty Rubin


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


The more he drank the nicer he became; wine revealed his charity.                                   – Jeet Thayil


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


The simplest definition of a great bottle of wine is when you feel sad because the bottle is empty. – Tony Margiotta


The wine-cup is the little silver well, Where truth, if truth there be, doth dwell.                    – William Shakespeare


There are many wines that taste great, but do not drink well.                                           – Michael Broadbent


There is a wine in an eternal love!                                                                                    – Fahad Basheer


There is no wine so sweet as wine taken from a foe.                                                         – George R.R. Martin


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


Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.                                 – Mark Twain


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


When we drink wine we come together, we are in communion with each other, and that is an ancient ritual.                                                                                                            – Trudie Styler


White wine is like electricity. Red wine looks and tastes like a liquified beefsteak.               – James Joyce


Wine brightens the life and thinking of anyone.                                                                – Thomas Jefferson


Wine can be a better teacher than ink, and banter is often better than books.                       – Stephen Fry


Wine can be a better teacher than ink.                                                                             Stephen Fry


Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.            – Homer


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


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


Wine grapes are as sensitive to assaults as authors.                                                         – Adam Gopnik


Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.                                                                    – Thomas Fuller


Wine is a gateway drug to environmentalism.                                                                   – Katherine Cole


Wine is a great investment … if you don’t drink it.                                                            – Vicki Denig


Wine is a living liquid containing no preservatives. Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. When not treated with reasonable respect it will sicken and die.           – Julia Child


Wine is a story that gives birth to stories, and man, a story-telling animal.                         – Neel Burton


Wine is a terrible foe, hard to wrestle with.                                                                      – Euripides


Wine is at the head of all medicines; where wine is lacking, drugs are necessary.                – Babylonian Talmud: Baba Bathra


Wine is bottled poetry.                                                                                                   – Erin Morgenstern


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


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


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


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


Wine is like the incarnation–it is both divine and human.                                                  – Paul Tillich


Wine is liquid stardust.                                                                                                   – Terri Guillemets


Wine is older than history. Humans didn’t invent wine. We discovered it.                             – Philip Seldon


Wine is sunlight, held together by water.                                                                          – Galileo Galilei


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


Wine is the only art work you can drink.                                                                          – Luis Fernando Olaverri


Wine is the thinking person’s health drink.                                                                        – Dr. Phillip Norri


Wine knows that having passion for life is an art itself.                                                     – Talismanist Giebra


Wine makes a man act like an ass in a rich pasture.                                                           – Babur


Wine makes a symphony of a good meal.                                                                         – Fernande Gar


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


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

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


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


Wine spreads poetry in the hearts.                                                                                 – Dante


WINE! Because these problems aren’t going to forget themselves!                                    – Tanya Masse


Wisdom is like a fermented wine. It’s only appreciated when shared.                                 – Andrew-Knox B Kaniki


With wine ideas flow, without ideas wine flows.                                                                – Michele Jennae


You were like fine wine, but cheap wine gets you drunk faster.                                          – Dominic Riccitello


PROVERBS

  • A cup of wine is medicine; a gallon of wine is ruin. ~ Korean proverb
  • A good bottle of wine does not need a cork. ~ French Proverb
  • After the rain the grass will grow; after wine, conversation. ~ Swedish Proverb
  • Bread and wine start a banquet. ~ French Proverb
  • Drink wine, and have the gout; drink no wine, and have the gout too. ~ Traditional Proverb
  • Fire tests metal, wine tests men. ~ Japanese proverb
  • Good wine makes good blood. ~ Italian proverb
  • Good wine makes men’s hearts rejoice. ~ Roman proverb
  • If you have money and wine, your friends will be many. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • If you wish to keep your affairs secret, drink no wine. ~ Proverb
  • Man drinks wine, then wine drinks wine, then wine drinks man. ~ Japanese proverb
  • To a man wine is like water is to the boat; it can carry him or guzzle him up. ~ Thai Proverb
  • Old truths, old laws, old friends, old books, and old wine are best. ~ Polish Proverb
  • Pretty wife, old wine – many friends. ~ Bulgarian Proverb
  • Vodka is the aunt of wine. ~ Russian Proverb
  • Wine and wealth change wise men’s manners. ~ English proverb
  • Wine bears no blame – only the drunkard. ~ Russian Proverb
  • Wine makes old wives wenches. ~ English proverb
  • Wine wears no breeches. ~ English proverb
  • With bread and wine you can walk your road. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • Without bread and wine, love goes hungry. ~ Latin Proverb
  • Women and wine rid a man of his common sense. ~ Spanish Proverb


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