63+ Best Wine Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Wine is an alcoholic drink that is usually made from grapes, but can also be made from other fruits or flowers. It is made by fermenting the fruit with water and sugar. Inspirational wine quotes will fire up your brain and inspire you to look at life differently while making you laugh.

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Famous Wine Quotes

Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy. Alexander Fleming

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

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

God many only water, but man made wine. Victor Hugo

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

Wine – it should be enjoyed for the benefits of the soul – and nothing more. Peter Fiduccia

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

Wine can be considered with good reason as the most healthful and hygenic of all beverages. Louis Pasteur

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

The wine in the bottle does not quench thirst. George Herbert

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

Sip, Swirl, Swallow! Micheline R. Ramos

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

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

Come quickly! I am tasting stars! Dom Perignon

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

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

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

Alonso of Aragon was wont to say in commendation of age, that ‘age appears to be best in four things – old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.’ Francis Bacon

Wine has been a part of civilized life for some seven thousand years. It is the only beverage that feeds the body, soul and spirit of man and at the same time stimulates the mind… Robert Mondavi

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

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

Wine is life. Petronius

Amazing Wine Quotes

Wine speaks to all the senses: the eyes behold the color, tone, and shade; the nose, the bouquet, the fingers and lips caress the cool crystal; the ears delight in the subtle swishing of the liquid; the tongue rejoices in the reward of a rich harvest. Mary Lou Posch

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

Wine is the sort of alcoholic beverage that does not destroy but enriches life; does not distort but clairfies perspective; does not seduce except in a way worth humanly being seduced. Bill St. John

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

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

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

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

Life is too short to drink bad wine. Anonymous

You have only so many bottles in your life, never drink a bad one. Len Evans, wine lover

In France, drunkenness is a consequence, never an intention. A drink is felt as the spinning out of a pleasure, not as the necessary cause of an effect which is sought: wine is not only a philtre, it is also the leisurely act of drinking. Roland Barthes

Clearly, the pleasures wines afford are transitory – but so are those of the ballet, or of a musical performance. Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living. Napoleon

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

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

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

Wine … offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than possibly any other purely sensory thing which may be purchased. Ernest Hemingway

I haven’t had much luck in pairing red wine with lobster. Jasper White

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

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

Wine… the intellectual part of the meal. Alexandre Dumas

Red wine is a great accompaniment to meat. Mario Lemieux

Wine brings to light the hidden secrets of the soul, gives being to our hopes, bids the coward flight, drives dull care away, and teaches new means for the accomplishment of our wishes. Horace

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

And wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic, and the serious smile. Alexander Pope

At least once a day you should do something puresely for enjoyment, and wine is my way of relaxing. Young Uck Kim

Eat bread at pleasure, drink wine by measure. Randgle Cotgrave

When it comes to wine, I tell people to throw away the vintage charts and invest in a corkscrew. The best way to learn about wine is the drinking. Alexis Lichine

Wine is a living thing. It is made, not only of grapes and yeasts, but of skill and patience. When drinking it remember that to the making of that wine has gone, not only the labor and care of years, but the experience of centuries. Allan Sichel

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

A good wine is like a gentle kiss, its effect throughout the meal is scintillatingly sensual in an elegantly understated way. Frances Tabeek

It takes a lot of beer to make good wine. Lou Preston

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

Never spare the parson’s wine nor the baker’s pudding Benjamin Franklin

I serve your Beaune to my friends, but your Volnay I keep for myself. Voltaire

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

Wine is the milk of the gods, milk the drink of the babies, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts. John Stuart Blackie

In the order named, these are the hardest to control: Wine, Women, and Song. Franklin P. Adams

Before leaving home to serve a one year jail sentence, a white collar criminal was quoted as saying, I’m not worried about the reds; they’ll keep OK. But I am worried about the whites. Anonymous.

Let those who drink not, but austerely dine, dry up in law; the Muses smell of wine. Horace

The peoples of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learnt to cultivate the olive and the vine. Thucydides

I made a mental note to watch which bottle became empty soonest, sometimes a more telling evaluation system than any other. Gerald Asher

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