Wine quotes to spice your life

Admit it! Whether you are a wine lover, enthusiast or geek, there must be at least one occasion in which you “google” wine quotes to get inspired, try to describe wine or fill in your free time. From famous politicians and celebrities to normal people like you and me, wine has been the perfect topic and excuse to create life philosophy. Let’s check here the list of my 40 favourite wine quotes of all the time.

  • “In victory, you deserve Champagne. In defeat, you need it.” Napoleon Bonaparte
  • “Beer is made by men, wine by God.” Martin Luther
  • “It takes a lot of good beer to make great wine”, Brian O’Donnell
  • “Either give me more wine or leave me alone.” Rumi
  • “The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.” Benjamin Franklin
  • “Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of cares” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin.” Napoleon Bonaparte
  • “Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.” Joan Collins
  • “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
  • “Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.” Pope John XXIII
  • “Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.” Alexander Fleming
  • “Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” Louis Pasteur
  • “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
  • “When a man drinks wine at dinner, he begins to be better pleased with himself.” – Plato
  •  “About a minute ago, I had this urge to change the world. I quickly came to my senses and opened a bottle of wine instead.” – Anonymous
  •  “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W. C. Fields
  • “I will drink milk when cows eat a grape.” – Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 
  • Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” – Mark Twain
  • A glass of wine, one must also understand that it’s not just wine, it’s friendship.)” – Louis de Funès 
  • The truth is a bubble of Champagne; it always comes up to the surface.” ― Gilles Martin-Chauffeur
  • Wine makes the sight clearer and the sound crisper.” ― Charles Baudelaire
  • “Nothing represents the idea of convivial sharing so clearly as wine.” – Paul Lukacs
  • Always keep a bottle of Champagne in the fridge for special occasions. Sometimes, the special occasion is that you’ve got a bottle of Champagne in the fridge.” Hester Browne
  • “Great wine requires a mad man to grow the vine, a wise man to watch over it, a lucid poet to make it, and a lover to drink it.” – Salvador Dali
  • “I love everything old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.” ― Oliver Goldsmith
  • “It’s a smile. It’s a kiss. It’s a sip of wine. It’s summertime!” – Kenny Chesney
  • “I like on the table, when we’re speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.” ― Pablo Neruda
  • “Wine is earth’s answer to the sun.” – Margaret Fuller 
  • Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.” – Ernest Hemingway
  • “Wine makes every meal and occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.” – André Simon
“Wine is sunlight held together by water.” – Galileo Galilei
  • “Good wine is a necessity of life for me.” – Thomas Jefferson
  • God made only water, but man-made wine.” – Victor Hugo
  • “Wine is poetry in a bottle.” – Clifton Fadiman
  • “Your lips are like wine, and I want to get drunk.” – William Shakespeare 
  • A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.” – Louis Pasteur
  • “Be careful to trust a person who does not like wine.” – Karl Marx
  • “Wine is sunlight held together by water.” – Galileo Galilei
  • Good food and good wine, this is heaven on earth.) – Henry IV
  • Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.” – Benjamin Franklin
  • Compromises are for relationships, not wine.” – Sir Robert Scott Caywood

I decided to exclude the above anonymous quotes. Otherwise, the list would have been much longer. With so much creativity on the web, we could have stayed for weeks compiling all the thoughts people create around wine.

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