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Favorite Wine Quotes

"The discovery of a good wine is increasingly better for mankind than the discovery of a new star."

--Leonardo da Vinci

"Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living"

--Napoleon I

"There are no standards of taste in wine... Each man's own taste is the standard, and a majority vote cannot decide for him or in any slightest degree affect the supremacy of his own standard."

--Mark Twain

"As you get older, you shouldn't waste time drinking bad wine."

--Julia Child

"Wine is the most healthful and the most hygienic of beverages."

--Louis Pasteur

"Wine is the most civilized thing in the world."

--Ernest Hemingway

"Wine - the intellectual part of the meal"

--Alexandre Dumas

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

--Louis Pasteur

"In Vino Veritas (In wine there is truth)."

--Pliny the Elder

"Wine is sunlight, held together by water."


"Be careful to trust a person, who does not like wine"

--Karl Marx

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

--Benjamin Franklin

"Wine to me is passion. It's family and friends. It's warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It's culture. It's the essence of civilization and the art of living."

--Robert Mondavi

"Wine is a constant proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy. "

---Benjamin Franklin

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right."

---Mark Twain

"Wine is bottled poetry."

---Robert Louis Stevenson

"A house where neither wine nor welcome is served to friends, soon will have none".

---Rob Hutchison

"God made only water, but man made wine."

--Victor Hugo

"Beer is made by men, Wine by God."

---Martin Luther

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