A selection of the most memorable and funny quotes about wine.
Wine has been a loyal companion to mankind for millennia.
It has inspired poets, philosophers and artists, it has been sung as a carrier of solace and truth, and it also appears in many funny quotes that capture the special relationship many have with Bacchus’ juice.
From ancient philosoper’s sayings to funny memes, these are the best quotes about wine.
The best quotes about wine
Wine improves with age: the older I get, the better I like it – Anonymous
I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food – W. C. Fields
Life is too short to drink bad wine – Anonymous
Wine… the intellectual part of the meal – A. Dumas
A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world – L. Pasteur
Wine is bottled poetry – R. L. Stevenson
In victory, you deserve champagne. In defeat, you need it – Napoleon
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 – P. Coelho
Age is just a number. It is totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine – J. Collins
Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read – F. Bacon
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 – C. Baudelaire
Wine is the only artwork you can drink” – L. F. Olaverri
He who knows how to taste does not drink wine but savours secrets” – S. Dalì
I like on the table, when we’re speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine – P. Neruda
If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night – D.H. Lawrence
This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts – S. Johnson
To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.” – New York Times, 1967
Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin.” – Napoleon
Champagne, if you are seeking the truth, is better than a lie detector. It encourages a man to be expansive, even reckless, while lie detectors are only a challenge to tell lies successfully – G. Greene
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever” – Aristophanes
Wine is like rain: when it falls on the mire it but makes it fouler, but when it strikes the good soil wakes it to beauty and bloom” – John May