A bottle of wine and a handful of quotes

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

wine is bottled poetry

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.
Homer
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.
John Keats
Women, Wine and Snuff

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

Wine gives us liberty, love takes it away.
Wine makes us princes, love makes us beggars.
Wycherly
The Country Life

Good wine ruins the purse; bad wine ruins the stomach
Spanish saying

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.
Fragment 104

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

“Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.”
Napoleon

Religions change; beer and wine remain.
Harvey Allen

You haven’t drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on.
~ Dean Martin

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