Wine Quotes and Toasts

Wine is the pearl in the oyster of the grape.

Charles A. Nardone, Mirabella Ranch, Texas USA 

Wine is bottled poetry."

Robert Louis Stevenson  

Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues."

Johann Wolfgang van Goethe

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

Louis Pasteur

God made only water, but man made wine.

Victor Hugo

Good wine ruins the purse; bad wine ruins the stomach.

Spanish saying 

Wine cheereth God and man."

Judges 9:13

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

Benjamin Franklin 

Good wine is a good familiar creature if it well used."


Drink wine, and you will sleep well. Sleep, and you will not sin. Avoid sin, and you will be saved. Ergo, drink wine and be saved."

Medieval German saying 

Drink no longer water but use a little wine for thy stomach's sake and thine often infirmities.

St. Paul, 1 Timothy 5:23

A waltz and a glass of wine invite an encore."

Johann Strauss

Quickly bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may whet my mind and say something clever."


It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend; one's present or future thirst; the excellence of the wine; or any other reason."

Latin saying 

Both to the rich and poor, wine is the happy antidote for sorrow.


A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine."

Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin 

A man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry."

Ecclesiastes 8:15

Now is the time for drinking, now is the time to beat the earth with unfettered foot. "


Wine is sunlight, held together by water."

Galileo Galilei

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


No thing more excellent nor more valuable than wine was ever granted mankind by God."



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