Tuesday, June 17, 2014

22 Wine Quotes for Every Day Wine Lovers

True wine lovers appreciate the truth and candor that comes with a classic wine quote. From the intellectual to brilliant observations of wine in our lives, these wine quotes are a few of our favorite here at A Bit of Wine.

So, grab your favorite glass of wine. Sit down and scroll through the fun and brilliant wine quotes we've found from around the Web. Feel free to share your favorite quotes. Then, join us in our Every Day Wine Lover community where you can share your love of wines and vineyards of the world with fellow wine friends.

Happy Sipping!

"A meal without wine is like a day without sun" ~Anthelme Brillat-Savarin 

"Wine can be considered with good reason as the most healthful and hygenic of all beverages." ~Louis Pasteur 

"There must be always wine and fellowship or we are truly lost." ~Ann Fairbairn

"Wine has been a part of civilized life for some seven thousand years. It is the only beverage that feeds the body, soul and spirit of man and at the same time stimulates the mind..." ~Robert Mondavi

"Nothing more excellent or valuable than wine was every granted by the gods to man." ~Plato

"Wine is the sort of alcoholic beverage that does not destroy but enriches life; does not distort but clarifies perspective; does not seduce except in a way worth humanly being seduced." ~Bill St. John

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

"A good wine is like a gentle kiss, its effect throughout the meal is scintillatingly sensual in an elegantly understated way." ~Frances Tabeek, Wine Enthusiast

"Whenever I drink champagne I either laugh or cry...I get so emotional! I love champagne." ~Tina Turner

"In vino veritas - In wine there is truth." ~Pliny the Elder

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

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

“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

“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” ~W.C. Fields

“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 

“Life's too short to drink cheap wine...” ~Cliff Hakim

“Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” ~Galileo Galilei

“Go, eat your food with gladness, and drink your wine with a joyful heart, for it is now that God favours what you do.” ~Ecclesiastes 9:7

"The Irish believe that fairies are extremely fond of good wine. The proof of the assertion is that in the olden days royalty would leave a keg of wine out for them at night. Sure enough it was always GONE in the morning!" ~Irish Folklore

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

“Hold the bottle up to the light; you will see your dreams are always at the bottom.” ~Rob Hutchison

“There are two reasons for drinking wine...when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it... prevention is better than cure.” ~Thomas Love Peacock

Want more wine quotes for every day wine lovers? We have over 50 more classic wine quotes in our Wine Knowledge section...enjoy.

Cheers wine friends!


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