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Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures.
~ Michael Broadbent
Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age. ~ Pope John XXIII
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 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
A man, fallen on hard times, sold his art collection but kept his wine cellar. When asked why he did not sell his wine, he said, “A man can live without art, but not without culture. ~ Anonymous
I made a mental note to watch which bottle became empty soonest, sometimes a more telling evaluation system than any other.
~ Gerald Asher, On Wine, 1982
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
If penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish Sherry can bring the dead back to life.
~ Attributed to Sir Alexander Fleming
There are many ways to the recognition of truth, and Burgundy is one of them. ~ Isak Dinesen
A woman drove me to drink, and I'll be a son-of-a-gun but I never even wrote to thank her.
~ W. C. Fields
Writing in my sixty-fourth year, I can truthfully say that since I reached the age of discretion I have consistently drunk more than most people would say is good for me. Nor did I regret it. Wine has been for me a firm friend and a wise counselor. Often...wine has shown me matters in their true perspective, and has, as though by the touch of a magic wand, reduced great disasters to small inconveniences. 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 to do them. ~ Duff Cooper, Old Men Forget.
If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul.
~ Clifton Fadiman
Wine gives a man nothing; it only puts in motion what is already there. ~ Samuel Johnson
The soft extractive note of an aged cork being withdrawn has the true sound of a man opening his heart. ~ William S. Benwell, "Journey to Wine in Victoria," Melbourne 76
Nothing is so effective in keeping one young and full of lust as a discriminating palate thoroughly satisfied at least once a day. ~ Angelo Pelligrini, "The Unprejudiced Palate'
Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.
~ Proverbs 31:6-7
Wine is made to be drunk as women are made to be loved; profit by the freshness of youth or the splendor of maturity; do not await decrepitude. ~ Theophile Malvezin
I made wine out of raisins so I wouldn't have to wait for it to age. ~ Steven Wright
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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.