Best Wine Quotes


While working on Vinésime’s “Sommelier To Spa” Wellness program, I ran across a few great quotes about wine.  Enjoy!

“You look like I need wine.”  Anonymous

“Wine is the answer, but I can't remember the question.”  Anonymous

“In dog wine, I've only had two glasses.”   Anonymous 

“I shall drink no wine before it’s time! OK, it’s time.”  Groucho Marx

“Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” Galileo, Astronomer, father of modern science

“Wine is bottled poetry.” Robert Louis Stevenson

“A meal without wine is called breakfast.” Anonymous

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more wine.” Ernest Hemingway

“Wine can be a better teacher than ink, and banter is often better than books.” Stephen Fry, English actor/writer

“Most of the confidence which I appear to feel, especially when influenced by noon wine, is only a pretense.” Tennessee Williams, playwright

“Independence is a heady draught, and if you drink it in your youth, it can have the same effect on the brain as young wine does. It does not matter that its taste is not always appealing. It is addictive and with each drink you want more.” Maya Angelou, Poet, author, Civil Rights activist

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

“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

“The funny thing is, wine is turning out to be a great investment. I couldn’t believe what happened with the value of my wine futures. I pinched myself and asked, ‘Did I just make more money on wine barrel futures than I did on the stock market?”  Suzy Orman, Financial Advisor

“I would like a wine. The purpose of the wine is to get me drunk. A bad wine will get me as drunk as a good wine. I would like the good wine. And since the result is the same no matter which wine I drink, I’d like to pay the bad wine price.” Steve Martin, comedian, writer, actor

“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, philosopher

“Maybe it’s because I’m getting older, I’m finding enjoyment in things that stop time. Just the simple act of tasting a glass of wine is its own event. You’re not downing a glass of wine in the midst of doing something else.” David Hyde Pierce, American actor