Wine Quotes

By | December 31, 2010
  • A cask of wine works more miracles than a church full of saints. ~ Italian Proverb
  • A good bottle of wine does not need a cork. ~ French Proverb
  • A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine. ~ Italian Proverb
  • A new friend is like new wine; when it has aged you will drink it with pleasure. ~ Apocrypha
  • A sweetheart is a bottle of wine; a wife is a wine bottle. ~ Charles Baudelaire
  • After the rain the grass will grow; after wine, conversation. ~ Swedish Proverb
  • Beautiful grapes often make poor wine. ~ French Proverb
  • Drink water like an ox, wine like the king of Spain. ~ Italian Proverb
  • For a bad night, a mattress of wine. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • Friends and wine should be old. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • Good wine praises itself. ~ Dutch Proverb
  • If the wine bothers you while you work, stop working. ~ French Proverb
  • If the wine comes in, good sense goes out. ~ Hebrew Proverb
  • If you have money and wine, your friends will be many. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • It is better to have bread left over than to run short of wine. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter. Sermons and soda water the day after. ~ Lord Byron
  • Life is like wine, the longer you take to enjoy it the more chance you’ve got of tasting vinegar. ~ Author Unknown
  • Marriage is like wine. It is not properly judged until the second glass. ~ Douglas William Jerrold
  • Never listen to these three advisers: wine, the night, and love. ~ German Proverb
  • No joy without wine. ~ Hebrew Proverb
  • Nothing equals the joy of the drinker, except the joy of the wine in being drunk. ~ French Proverb
  • Old truths, old laws, old friends, old books, and old wine are best. ~ Polish Proverb
  • Old wine and friends improve with age. ~ Italian Proverb
  • Pretty wife, old wine — many friends. ~ Bulgarian Proverb
  • Seek but provision of bread and wine, fools to flatter, and clothing fine; and nothing of God shall ever be thine. ~ Wes Smith
  • Some men will build a wine cellar when they have found just one grape. ~ Lebanese Proverb
  • Speak plain — call bread bread, and wine wine. ~ Mexican Proverb
  • Spilled wine is a sign of happiness. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • The first marriage is a plate of honey, the second a glass of wine, and the third is a cup of poison. ~ Serbian Proverb
  • There’s no harm in wine; it’s drunkenness that is at fault. ~ Russian Proverb
  • They forgive the wine but they hang the bottle. ~ French Proverb
  • This wine is too good for toast-drinking, my dear. You don’t want to mix emotions up with a wine like that. You lose the taste. ~ Ernest Hemingway
  • Three glasses of wine end a hundred quarrels. ~ Chinese Proverb
  • To a man wine is like water is to the boat; it can carry him or guzzle him up. ~ Thai Proverb
  • Vodka is the aunt of wine. ~ Russian Proverb
  • Water teaches us to weep, wine teaches us to sing. ~ Polish Proverb
  • We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. ~ Eduardo Galeano
  • When the wine goes in, strange things come out. ~ Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
  • When the wine is in, the wit is out. ~ English Proverb
  • When wine comes in, modesty leaves. ~ Italian Proverb
  • When your wine is finished, conversation ends; when your money has been spent, you lose your friends. ~ Serbian Proverb
  • Where the hostess is beautiful the wine is tasty. ~ French Proverb
  • Where there is no wine, we need medicine. ~ Hebrew Proverb
  • Where wine appears the doctor disappears. ~ French Proverb
  • Who loves not women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long. ~ Martin Luther
  • Wine divulges truth. ~ Irish Proverb
  • Wine from a pot is better than water from a well. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb
  • Wine hath drowned more men than the sea. ~ Thomas Fuller
  • Wine is bottled poetry. ~ Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Wine makes secrets float to the surface. ~ German Proverb
  • Wine that isn’t paid for is drunk twice. ~ Turkish Proverb
  • Wine tops the list of all medicines. ~ Hebrew Proverb
  • Women and wine rid a man of his common sense. ~ Spanish Proverb
  • Your own wealth is flowers and wine; the other man’s is but weeds. ~ Indian Proverb

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