Wine Quotes

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Wine, does not wait for an occasion. It doesn’t matter if you are celebrating a job promotion, or celebrating your marriage, we prefer to dip our happiness in a glass full of wine – the drink of gods.

Wine has always been a luxury for humans. Over a period of hundreds of years, many great men came and did something for our world. But they all had one thing in common, they enjoyed wine.

So here is a stream of quotes about wine and its mysterious nature by such famous personalities who influenced the world but they were themselves highly influenced by the beauty of wine. If you have a funny wine quote or a saying which you want to submit, then feel free to contact us.


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Wine gave a sort of gallantry to their own failure.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

God made water, but man made wine.

Victor Hugo

Wine is sunlight, held together by water.

Galilio Galilei

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

I have enjoyed great health at a great age because everyday since I can remember I have consumed a bottle of wine except when I have not felt well…then I have consumed two bottles.

Bishop of Seville

Life is too short to drink bad wine.


Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.

Benjamin Franklin

Good company, good wine, good welcome, can make good people.

William Shakespeare, Henry VIII

A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. ‘Much obliged,’ said he, pushing the dish away from him, ‘but I am not in the habit of taking my wine in pills’.

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Compromises are made for relationships…not wine.

Sir Robert Scott Caywood

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


Hold the bottle up to the light; you will see your dreams are always at the bottom.

Rob Hutchison

Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage folic, and the serious smile.


Fan the flame of hilarity with the wing of friendship, and pass the rosy wine.

Charles Dickens

Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.

Alexander Fleming

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

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.

St. Thomas Aquinas

Wine is poetry in a bottle.

Clifton Fadiman

Wine is to women as duct tape is to men, it fixes EVERYTHING!

Tanya Masse

A gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic to me somehow.

Kathy Mattea

The wine—it made her limbs loose and liquid, made her feel that a hummingbird had taken the place of her heart.

Jodi Picoult

Wine, like food, is so emotional. If you think about it, so much of the courting ritual is surrounded by wine and food. There’s a built-in romance to wine.

Padma Lakshmi

Wine is for sharing. What’s the fun of swirling, swishing, sloshing and yakking if my friends can’t join in?

Jennifer Rosen

I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.

Nigella Lawson

I drink sherry and wine by myself because I like it and I get the sensuous feeling of indulgence…luxury, bliss, erotic-tinged.

Sylvia Plath

Wine is just a conversation waiting to happen.

Jessica Altieri

In wine, there’s truth.

Pliny the Elder

A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.

Omar Khayyam

Who loves not women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long.


Either give me more wine or leave me alone.


Wine is bottled poetry.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Wine. How classy people get wasted.


Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.


Where there is no wine there is no love.


A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.

Louis Pasteur

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.

Benjamin Franklin

Wine is earth’s answer to the sun.

Margaret Fuller

When there is plenty of wine, sorrow and worry take wing.


To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.

Clifton Fadiman

Wine makes all things possible.

George R. R. Martin

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

Andre Simon

His lips drink water, but his heart drinks wine.

e. e. cummings

Without bread and wine, love goes hungry.

Latin Proverb

I cook with wine; sometimes I even add it to the food.

W. C. Fields

The only way of rendering life endurable is to drink as much wine as one can come by.

James Branch Cabell

WINE! Because these problems aren’t going to forget THEMSELVES!

Tanya Masse

Wine makes a symphony of a good meal.

Fernande Garvin

Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.

Lord Byron

A man will be eloquent if you give him good wine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I shall drink no wine before it’s time! OK, it’s time.

Groucho Marx

Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.

John Keats

I prefer my water in wine form.

P. C. Cast

Of all things known to mortals wine is the most powerful and effectual for exciting and inflaming the passions of mankind, being common fuel to them all.

Francis Bacon

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

Benjamin Franklin

Beer is made by men, wine by God.

Martin Luther

Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.

Louis Pasteur

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.

Eduardo Galeano

Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of cares.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Days of wine and roses laugh and run away, like a child at play.

Johnny Mercer

If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night.

D. H. Lawrence

Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.

Basil Bunting

Drink freely the wine life offers you and don’t worry how much you spill.

Marty Rubin

The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.

Thomas Love Peacock

Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.

Francis Bacon

Life is too short, and I’m Italian. I’d much rather eat pasta and drink wine than be a size 0.

Sophia Bush

There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand.

Charles Morgan

What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.

Thomas Moore

Old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.


In Italy, they add work and life on to food and wine.

Robin Leach

As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate.

John Lyly

I think musicians have always been drinking and sharing a good wine. It is, I hate to say this, another form of vice.

Tom Araya

Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.

Fran Lebowitz

I’m like old wine. They don’t bring me out very often – but I’m well preserved.

Rose Kennedy

What I do and what I dream include thee, as the wine must taste of its own grapes.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I drink red wine on ice to water it down.

Diane Keaton

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, Brida

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

I love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.

Oliver Goldsmith

I pray you, do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in wine.

William Shakespeare

I like on the table, when we’re speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.

Pablo Neruda

Wine and women make wise men dote and forsake God’s law and do wrong.


Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.

M. F. K. Fisher

This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.

Samuel Johnson

Wine is like the incarnation–it is both divine and human

Paul Tillich

A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle.

Charles Baudelaire

Marriage is like wine. It is not be properly judged until the second glass.

Douglas William Jerrold

Life’s too short to drink cheap wine…

Cliff Hakim

I need COFFEE to help me change the things I can… and WINE to help me accept the things I can’t!

Tanya Masse

Wine gives a man nothing… it only puts in motion what had been locked up in frost.

Samuel Johnson

O thou invisible spirit of wine, if thou hast no name to be known by, let us call thee devil.

William Shakespeare

Language is wine upon the lips.

Virginia Woolf

Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.

Pope John XXIII

Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.

Joan Collins

Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.

Logan Pearsall Smith

Great wine works wonders and is itself one

Edward Steinberg

There is no wine so sweet as wine taken from a foe.

George R.R. Martin

What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.


The scent of wine, oh how much more agreeable, laughing, praying, celestial and delicious it is than that of oil!

Francois Rabelais

What chance does logic have against a glass of wine and a kiss

Marty Rubin

I spent ninety percent of my money on wine, women and song and just wasted the other ten percent.

Ronnie Hawkins