Wine Quotes for the Weekend

May your weekend be filled with wine & merriment. Enjoy some of these quotes and please share some of your own!

“I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.” – W.C. Fields

“Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.” – Aristophanes

“One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.” – Samuel Johnson

“I love everything that’s old: old friends, old times, old manners, old wines.” – Oliver Goldsmith

“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.” cheers
– Latin Proverb

“Here’s to the man
Who owns the land
That bears the grapes
That makes the wine
That tastes as good
As this does.” – Omar Khayyam

And my personal favorites, as I love Champagne and Thomas Jefferson

“I drink champagne when I'm happy and when I'm sad. Sometimes I drink it when I'm alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I'm not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it – unless I'm thirsty.” – Madame Lilly Bollinger

“Wine is a daily necessity for me.” – Thomas Jefferson

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  1. I collect wine quotes. Here are a few of my favorites:

    “The discovery of a good wine is increasingly better for mankind than the discovery of a new star.”
    —LEONARDO DA VINCI

    “Pleasure without Champagne is purely artificial.”
    ~ OSCAR WILDE

    "The best use of bad wine is to drive away poor relations."
    ~~ French proverb

    A sommelier friend’s favorite quote is "There are only two kinds of wine: Those you like, and those you don’t."

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