TOP 10 of the Most Popular Wine Quotes you Will Ever Hear

“Wine gives wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and happiness to life.” This special drink is so full of surprises and there are so, so many famous quotes about it! There are lots of wine lovers who would love to know what different people used to think of wine. If you’re also one of those, join us and enjoy the article!

  1. “Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.”, Louis Pasteur

What do you think? Isn’t this kind of thinking not-so-typical for such a prominent chemist and biologist as Mr. Pasteur?!

2. “If you go back to the Greeks and Romans, they talk about all three – wine, food and art – as a way of enhancing life.”, Robert Mondavi

In fact, people in these Mediterranean countries still believe in wine’s power. That’s why you’ll often find them in good mood, holding a glass and sharing it with a nice company.

3. “Nothing more excellent or valuable than wine was every granted by the gods to man.”, Plato

Well, we all know that the very famous Greek mathematician had his own philosophy of life. However, his words about wine somehow correspond to what we mostly believe today, right?

4. “Wine is the sort of alcoholic beverage that does not destroy but enriches life; does not distort but clarifies perspective; does not seduce except in a way worth humanly being seduced.”, Bill St. John

How interesting a thought, huh! Mr. John, who has written about the special drink for more than 40 years, definitely has something to teach us.

5. “A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover.”, Clifton Fadiman

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Oh, yes, we haven’t met one either! Wine lovers know how to support themselves as they all come from a united community. Don’t you agree?

6. “Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures.”, Michael Broadbent

So, it turns out Greeks really know how to combine the drink with food and friends. We should definitely get to learn from them!

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

This ancient Greek dramatist and comedy author must have used quite abstract ways to describe life. In case you don’t know, he was also one of the most renowned writers of political satire. What’s more, he was popular as the “Father of Comedy” as well. Makes sense, right!?

8. “Wine is not just an object of pleasure, but an object of knowledge; and the pleasure depends on the knowledge.”, Roger Scruton

In case you’re reading this article while being on your second to third glass of wine, then you should probably re-read this quote tomorrow! It will sound more logical then (hopefully!).

9. “This is one of the disadvantages of wine, it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.”, Samuel Johnson

Have you ever had such an experience? If you are a real wine lover, then you must know what we’re talking about, for sure.

10. “One drop of wine is enough to redden a whole glass of water.”, Victor Hugo

We’ll finish today’s list of quotes with this simple and yet quite complex thought of the popular poet Victor Hugo. We could definitely think over it, couldn’t we?

In case you feel a bit more “chill” after reading this blog post, then expect more wine quotes in the future!


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