In water one sees one's own face;
But in wine one beholds the heart of another.
~ French proverb
May our love be like good wine, grow stronger as it grows older. ~ Old English Toast
Eat thy bread with joy, and drink thy wine with a merry heart. ~ Ecclesiastes 9:7
Drink is the feast of reason and the flow of soul.
~ Alexander Pope
Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1771
"Wine is sunlight, held together by water!
~ Galileo Gallilei
From wine what sudden friendship springs!
~ John Gay 1685 - 1732
Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.
~ Andre Simon, Commonsense of Wine
A mind of the caliber of mine cannot derive its nutrient from cows. ~ George Bernard Shaw
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, "Harvests Of Joy," Autobiography
Making good wine is a skill. Fine wine is an art.
~ Robert Mondavi, "Harvests Of Joy," Autobiography
Wine gives strength to weary men. ~ Homer
When a man drinks wine at dinner, he begins to be better pleased with himself. ~ Plato
One not only drinks the wine, one smells it, observes it, tastes it, sips it and--one talks about it. ~ King Edward VII
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
Where there is no wine there is no love.
There are no standards of taste in wine... Each man's own taste is the standard, and a majority vote cannot decide for him or in any slightest degree affect the supremacy of his own standard.
~ Mark Twain
Wine makes a symphony of a good meal.
~ Fernande Garvin, The Art of French Cooking
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
A waltz and a glass of wine invite an encore.
~ Johann Strauss
When you ask one friend to dine,
Give him your best wine!
When you ask two,
The second best will do!”
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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On these pages you will find a collection of quotes about wine. These interesting wine quotations were collected from various sources including celebrities and famous people.