Wine has always been the most famous drink of all times!

For centuries now, it has been loved, hated, loathed, made fun of and praised above all!

If you search on the web, you will find hundreds of quotes that validate the above statement! Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Jefferson, Homer, Rumi and E.E. Cummings are only some of the people that referred to wine’s great characteristics. It is quite an unbelievable fact that so many people and cultures have actually given that much of their attention to the wine field and most importantly, to the wine tasting!

So, how about if you could find a list of the most famous wine quotes in history until now, divided into groups?

Well… let’s give it a try and see if we can make it! Hopefully, we will shed some light…

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Below you will find the most famous quote categories regarding wine

  • Famous People Quotes
  • Funny Quotes
  • Romantic – Love Quotes

So what are those quotes after all..?

Let’s go!

Famous People Quotes

  1. “Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy” – Benjamin Franklin
  2. “Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age” – Pope John XXIII
  3. “What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine” – Thomas Moore
  4. I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind” – Emily Bronte
  5. “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.” – Charles Baudelaire
  6. “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
  7. “Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.” – John Keats                                                                             Check Out The Most Famous Wine Quotes Ever Heard
  8. “As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.” – Ernest Hemingway
  9. “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
  10. “Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” – Louis Pasteur
  11. “I like on the table,
    when we’re speaking,
    the light of a bottle
    of intelligent wine.” – Pablo Neruda
  12. “High and fine literature is wine, and mine is only water; but everybody likes water.”  – Mark Twain
  13. “There are thousands of wines that can take over our minds. Don’t think all ecstasies are the same!” – Rumi
  14. “His lips drink water but his heart drinks wine” – E.E. Cummings
  15. “It is the wine that leads me on,
    the wild wine
    that sets the wisest man to sing
    at the top of his lungs,
    laugh like a fool – it drives the
    man to dancing… it even
    tempts him to blurt out stories
    better never told.” – Homer
  16. “Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of cares” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  17. “Wine makes all things possible.”  – George R. R. Martin, The Mystery Knight
  18. “Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile” –Homer
  19. “It [discovering Finnish] was like discovering a wine-cellar filled with bottles of amazing wine of a kind and flavour never tasted before. It quite intoxicated me.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  20. “Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin.” – Napoleon Bonaparte                                                                                   Check Out The Most Famous Wine Quotes Ever Heard
  21. “Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.” – Joan Collins
  22. “Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.” – Andre Simon
  23. “Wine is like the incarnation: it is both divine and human.” – Paul Tillich
  24. “Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.” – Basil Bunting
  25. “Good wine ruins the purse; bad wine ruins the stomach.” – Spanish Saying
  26. “Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  27. “It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.” – Heraclitus
  28. “Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.” – Ovid
  29. “Wine…the true old man’s milk and restorative cordial.” – Thomas Jefferson
  30. “When a man drinks wine at dinner, he begins to be better pleased with himself.” – Plato
  31. “Just like becoming an expert in wine, you learn by drinking it, the best you can afford.” – Julia Child
  32. “A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.” – Louis Pasteur
  33. “A bottle of wine was good company.” – Ernest Hemingway
  34. “A glass of good wine is a gracious creature, and reconciles poor mortality to itself and that is what few things can do.” – Sir Walter Scott
  35. “Be careful to trust a person who does not like wine.” – Karl Marx
  36. “Wine cheers the sad, revives the old, inspires the young, makes weariness forget his toil.” – Lord Byron
  37. “Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance.” – Benjamin Franklin
  38. “Drink freely the wine life offers you and don’t worry how much you spill.” – Marty Rubin
  39. “Boys should abstain from all use of wine until their eighteenth year, for it is wrong to add fire to fire.” – Plato                                                                                                            Check Out The Most Famous Wine Quotes Ever Heard
  40. “Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it” – Heraclitus
  41. “It takes a lot of beer to make a good wine” – Brian O’Donnell, Winemaker of Belle Pente, 2013
  42. “No nation is drunken where wine is cheap; and none sober, where the dearness of wine substitutes ardent spirits as the common beverage.” – Thomas Jefferson
  43. “I think it is a great error to consider a heavy tax on wines as a tax on luxury. On the contrary, it is a tax on the health of our citizens.” – Thomas Jefferson

Funny Quotes

  1. “Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever” – Aristophanes
  2. “I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food” – W.C. Fields
  3. “Beer is made by men, wine by God.” – Martin Luther
  4. “The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars.” – Benjamin Franklin
  5. “Reality is an illusion that occurs due to a lack of wine.” – Anonymous
  6. “I’m like old wine. They don’t bring me out very often, but I’m well preserved.” – Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy                                                                                                           Check Out The Most Famous Wine Quotes Ever Heard
  7. “Compromises are for relationships, not wine.” — Sir Robert Scott Caywood
  8. “I have enjoyed great health at a great age because every day 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
  9. “A good man can make you feel sexy, strong and able to take on the world…oh sorry…that’s wine…wine does that….” – Anonymous
  10. “I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.” – Nigella Lawson
  11. “Wine improves by age. The older I get the better I like it!” – Anonymous
  12. “Truth comes out in wine.” – Pliny The Elder
  13. “I am not sure I trust you.”
    “You can trust me with your life, My King.”
    “But not with my wine, obviously. Give it back.” – Megan Whalen Turner, The King of Attolia
  14. “I drink red wine on ice to water it down.” – Diane Keaton
  15. “The HAPPIEST people don’t have the BEST of everything… They just drink WINE.”
    ― Tanya Masse

Romantic – Love Quotes

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  1. “Your words are my food, your breath my wine. You are everything to me.” – Sarah Bernhardt
  2. “I pray you; do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in wine.” – William Shakespeare
  3. “I don’t want my love with her to wither like grapes on a vine, so I’ll water it with romance to turn it into wine.” – Jarod Kintz
  4. “Wine enters through the mouth,
    Love, the eyes.
    I raise the glass to my mouth,
    I look at you,
    I sigh.” – W.B. Yeats
  5. “Wine is poetry in a bottle.” – Clifton Fadiman
  6. “Language is wine upon the lips.” – Virginia Woolf
  7. “The first kiss and the first glass of wine are the best.” – Marty Rubin
  8. “If we sip the wine, we find dreams coming upon us out of the imminent night” – D.H. Lawrence
  9. “Where there is no wine there is no love.” – Euripides
  10. “Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.” – Robert Fripp
  11. “Wine is earth’s answer to the sun.” – Margaret Fuller
  12. “Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” – Galileo
  13. “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
  14. “it’s a smile, it’s a kiss, it’s a sip of wine … it’s summertime!” – Kenny Chesney                  Check Out The Most Famous Wine Quotes Ever Heard
  15. “I would pour you a glass of wine, but wouldn’t it be more romantic if you sipped it out of my armpit?” –  Jarod Kintz, A Story That Talks about Talking Is Like Chatter to Chattering Teeth, and Every Set of Dentures Can Attest to the Fact That No..
  16. “I don’t want my love with her to wither like grapes on a vine, so I’ll water it with romance to turn it into wine.” – Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE
  17. “A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.” — Clifton Fadiman
  18. “We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.” – Eduardo Galeano

So these are some of the most famous quotes about wine.

As you have probably realized, quotes about wine have been created from people all over the world and they definitely lay centuries back! The variety of them is beyond imagination, as let me tell you that that in this post, you have only read about 1/6 of the wine quotes existing right now! Isn’t that amazing?!

I hope it was a nice break for you and that you have enjoyed it!

I know I have!Stay tuned…!!

How about other famous quotes regarding wine? Do you happen to know any? If yes, then please by all means, I would love to add it! If not, then  I would love to see you share this post!

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