A fine meal...is a delight in itself; add a glass of wine--gleaming red or translucent greenish gold--and delectation will be doubled. ~ Alexis Lichine's New Encyclopedia of Wine and Spirits
Wine was created with man in mind, for his pleasure and relaxation, a balm to his good health.
~ Andrew Sharp, Winemaster's Secrets
Artists and poets still find life's meaning in a glass of wine. ~ Joy Sterling, A Cultivated Life
Like human beings, a wine's taste is going to depend a great deal on its origins and its upbringing.
~ Linda Johnson-Bell, Pairing Wine and Food
Fresh grapes and wine are perhaps the most luscious foods we mortals encounter during our sojourn here. ~ Jeff Cox, From Vines to Wines
Joy is the best of wine. ~ George Eliot, Silas Marner
The best kind of wine is that which is most pleasant to him who drinks it.
~ Pliny the Elder, Natural History
From wine what sudden friendship springs.
~ John Gay, Fables
Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages. ~ Louis Pasteur
If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good? ~ Cardinal Richeleu
It's impossible to separate a great wine from a great experience. ~ Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher, The Wall Street Journal Guide to Wine
Wine is bottled poetry. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
On a moonlit night, after a snowfall, or under cherry blossoms, it adds to our pleasure if, while chatting at our ease, we bring forth the wine cups. ~ Yoshida Kenko, Essays in Idleness
Whenever a man is tired, wine is a great restorer of strength. ~ Homer, The Iliad
Wine, one sip of this will bathe the drooping spirits in delight beyond the bliss of dreams. Be wise and taste.
~ John Milton
I have often thought that the aim of port is to give you a good and durable hangover, so that during the next day you should be reminded of the splendid occasion the night before. ~ George Mikes
Making good wine is a skill. Fine wine is an art. ~ Robert Mondavi, Harvests of Joy
What is better than to sit at the table at the end of the day and drink wine with friends, or substitutes for friends?
~ James Joyce
Wine has been to me a firm friend and a wise counsellor. Wine has lit up for me the pages of literature, and revealed in life romance lurking in the commonplace. Wine has made me bold, but not foolish; has induced me to say silly things, but not do them. If such small indiscretions standing in the debit column of wine's account were added up, they would amount to nothing in comparison with the vast accumulation on the credit side.
~ Duff Cooper, "Old Men Forget"
Here are some favorite wineries that we have visited in the Paso Robles, CA area. Click here for a more complete list of wineries in that area:
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.