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Quotations about Wine


Ah, wine. The elixir of the gods, the nectar of the vine. Is there anything quite like a glass of wine after a long day?

Whether you're sipping it with a meal, enjoying it with friends, or just unwinding by yourself, wine has a magical way of bringing joy into our lives. From the first swirl to the last sip, it's a journey that tantalizes the senses and leaves us feeling relaxed, happy, and content. The world of wine is vast and varied, with something for everyone to enjoy, from the crisp and refreshing whites to the bold and complex reds. So, peruse the following funny quotations about wine, and join me as we raise a glass to the joys of wine and all the happiness it brings into our lives. Cheers!

quotations about wine

"What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others." Diogenes (Greek philosopher, circa 404 BC-323 BC)

"A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle." Charles Baudelaire (French poet, 1821-67)

"Wine is bottled poetry." Robert Louis Stevenson (Scottish novelist, 1850-94)

"Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever." Aristophanes (Greek comic playwright, 444 BC-386 BC)

"Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine." Joan Collins (British actress, 1933-)

"Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy." Benjamin Franklin (Founding Father of the US, 1706-1790)

"We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine." Eduardo Galeano (Uruguayan journalist, 1940-2015)

"Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same." Blaise Pascal (French mathematician, 1623-62)

"In vino veritas" (In wine, there is truth.) Pliny the Elder (Roman author, AD 23-79)

"I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to food." W. C. Fields (American humorist, 1880-1946)

"It would be port if it could." Richard Bentley (English classical scholar, 1662-1742) talking about wine.

"Do you think it's wise, darling? You know you've got to rule this afternoon." Queen Elizabeth (the Queen Mother, 1900-2002) talking to Queen Elizabeth II when she accepted a second glass of wine at lunch.

"A good general rule is to state that the bouquet is better than the taste, and vice versa." Stephen Potter (British writer, 1900-69)

"It's the old wine ramp, vicar! Cheapish, reddish, and Spanish." Tom Stoppard (British dramatist, 1937-)

"Poor wine at the table of a rich host is an insult without an apology." Johann Georg Zimmerman (Swiss physician and writer, 1728-95)

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