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Why is there an increasing interest in wine quotes? Vino was essential in facilitating dialogue in ancient Greece. It continued to hold the same importance over the centuries.

Wine became part of social settings where reasoned discussions were at the core of the social gathering. It has always had a unique place in history – for the rich, the poor, the royal, and the commonplace – everyone!

So, if you’re of age and enjoy a glass (or two), pour a glass as you peruse this exquisite collection that gets better with age.

Best wine Quotes.

Quotes on Wine

Here are some of the most famous insights on the juice of grapes. Sometimes called “the grape” or vintage, this drink has fascinated folks from around the world for a very long time.

Wine is traditionally made from grapes, but berries and even dandelions can be a content source.

Funny Wine Quotes

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

2. I make Vino disappear; what’s your superpower?

3. Vino…because no great story started with someone eating a salad.

4. Seven days without vino makes one weak.

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

6. The University of Nebraska says that elderly people that drink beer or wine at least four times a week have the highest bone density. They need it – they’re the ones falling down the most.
Jay Leno

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Best Wine Quotes

7. Drink wine: it isn’t good to keep things bottled up.

8. It takes a lot of good beer to make great wine.
Brian O’Donnell

9. You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy wine and that’s kind of the same thing.

10. My only regret in life is that I didn’t drink enough Champagne.
Robert Noecker

11. Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.

12. The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.
Benjamin Franklin

13. I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.
Nigella Lawson

14. They say a glass is good for you. So two glasses must be better?

Good Wine Quotes

15. 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

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

17. One not only drinks wine, one smells it, observes it, tastes it, sips it, and – one talks about it.
King Edward VII

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

19. Wine makes a man more pleased with himself, I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others.
Samuel Johnson

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

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

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Reflections on Wine

22. Wine is poetry in a bottle.
Clifton Fadiman

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

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

25. Either give me more wine or leave me alone.

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

27. Being a wine enthusiast means you care more about quality than quantity.
Jean-Claude Carrière

Famous Wine Quotes

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

29. Better is old wine than new and old friends like-wise.
Charles Kingsley

30. I pray you do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in wine.
William Shakespeare

31. For when the wine is in, the wit it out.
Thomas Beacon

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

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

Notable Quotations on Wine

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

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

36. There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand.
Charles Morgan

37. Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.
Paulo Coelho

38. It’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine … it’s summertime!
Kenny Chesney

39. Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather, and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.
John Keats

Short Wine Quotes

40. Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.

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

42. Wine gave a sort of gallantry to their own failure.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

44. What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.
Thomas Moore

45. I like on the table when we’re speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.
Pablo Neruda

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

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

48. I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight.
Percy Bysshe Shelley

49. I am not old but mellow, like good wine.
Stephen Phillips

50. If I could drink only one wine, it would be Champagne.
Gary Vaynerchuk

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

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

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Vino Expressions

62. Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
Benjamin Franklin (Our Editor’s Pick for the best quotation.)

63. 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

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

65. Beauty is worse than wine; it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder.
Aldous Huxley

66. He looked as if he had been beaten to death with a wine bottle, but by doing it with the contents of the bottle.
Richard Brautigan

67. I think it is a great error to consider a heavy tax on wines as a tax on luxury. On the contrary, it is a tax on the health of our citizens.
Thomas Jefferson

Great Word Pairings

68. 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

69. 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.

70. One should always be drunk. That’s all that matters…But with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you chose. But get drunk.
Charles Baudelaire

71. Wine to me is passion. It’s family and friends. It’s the warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It’s culture. It’s the essence of civilization and the art of living.
Robert Mondavi

72. There are days when solitude is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

73. Wedlock’s like wine – not properly judged of till the second glass.
Ernest Jarrold

Best wines quotes and sayings.

Memorable Wine Quotes

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

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

76. In wine, there is wisdom; in beer, there is freedom, in the water there is bacteria.
Benjamin Franklin

77. We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
Eduardo Galeano

78. Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath, and a glass of wine.
Thomas Aquinas

Wine Sayings

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

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

81. Let wine be thy medicine and medicine be thy wine.

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

Wine Quotes By Famous Drinkers

83. O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.
William Shakespeare

84. Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda water the day after.
Lord Byron

85. Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather stains of care.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

86. Wine is sunlight held together by water.

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

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

89.) Here’s to the corkscrew – a useful key to unlock the storehouse of wit, the treasury of laughter, the front door of fellowship, and the gate of pleasant folly.
W.E.P. French

Wine Captions

90.) A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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

92.) 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

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

94.) Whether wine is a nourishment, medicine, or poison is a matter of dosage.

95.) Wine… the intellectual part of the meal.
Alexandre Dumas

96.) Wine is the only artwork you can drink.
Luis Fernando Olaverri

97.) I enjoy cooking with wine, sometimes I even put it in the food I’m cooking.
Julia Child

98.) Wine is bottled poetry.
Robert Louis Stevenson

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

100.) Great wine works wonders and is itself one.
Edward Steinberg

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and authored four books on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought over 75 new gift and toy products to market, most dealing with wordplay. Mike is married and a father of four daughters.


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