35 Famous Wine Quotes


Relax and unwind with these memorable wine quotes. Wine lovers out there, pour yourself a glass of good wine and enjoy this read.

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

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Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile. – Homer

Beer is made by men, wine by God.– Martin Luther, circa 1500s

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

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

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

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Either give me more wine or leave me alone. – Rumi

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I pray you, do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in wine. – William Shakespeare, As You Like It

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Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine. – Joan Collins

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Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages. – Louis Pasteur

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In wine, there’s truth. – Pliny the Elder, Natural History

Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of cares. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night. – D.H. Lawrence

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Wine makes all things possible. – George R.R. Martin, The Mystery Knight

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

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

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

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This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts. – Samuel Johnson

Wine is like the incarnation–it is both divine and human. – Paul Tillich

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

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Life’s too short to drink cheap wine… – Cliff Hakim

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

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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

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

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

Wine to me is passion. It’s family and friends. It’s 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

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

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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

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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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