Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it.
Wine is bottled poetry.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used.
William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Othello, II. iii. (315)
The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken.
The Odyssey, bk. XIV, l. 463
My only regret in life is that I didn’t drink enough Champagne.
John Maynard Keynes
Give me women, wine and snuff
Until I cry out ‘hold, enough!’
You may do so san objection
Till the day of resurrection;
For bless my beard then aye shall be
My beloved Trinity.
Women, Wine and Snuff
Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.
Wine gives us liberty, love takes it away.
Wine makes us princes, love makes us beggars.
The Country Life
Good wine ruins the purse; bad wine ruins the stomach
Up to the age of forty eating is beneficial. After forty, drinking.
The Talmud, 200BC
Wine is a peep-hole on a man.
Alcaeus c. 625 – c. 575 B.C.
The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.”
“Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.”
Religions change; beer and wine remain.
You haven’t drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on.
~ Dean Martin