WINE-ISMS


Whether it's for a laugh or inspiration, our collection of Wineisms (fun quotes about wine) will brighten your day! If you have any you don't see here, drop us a line!


‎"What did the grape say when it got stepped on? Nothing - but it let out a little whine."
- Unknown

"I could drink Malbec for the rest of my life.”
- Cristin Carey

"My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne”
- John Maynard Keynes

"Who does not love wine, women, and song, remains a fool his whole life long."
- Martin Luther

"It's impossible to separate a great wine from a great experience."
- Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher

"Burgundy makes you think of silly things. Bordeaux makes you talk about them. Champagne makes you do them."
- Brillat-Savarin

"Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine."
- Joan Collins

"I made wine out of raisins so I wouldn't have to wait for it to age."
- Steven Wright

"A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover."
- Clifton Fadiman

"Wine is a living liquid containing no preservatives. Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. When not treated with reasonable respect it will sicken and die."
- Julia Child

"The First Duty of wine is to be Red...the second is to be a Burgundy"
- Harry Wough

"In victory, you deserve champagne, in defeat, you need it."
- Napoleon

" Here's to the corkscrew - a useful key to unlock the storehouse of wit, the treasury of laughter, the front door of fellowship, and the gate of pleasant folly."
- W.E.P. French

"Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy."
- Benjamin Franklin

"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance."
- Benjamin Franklin

"If your heart is warm with happiness, you'll need a glass - if sorrow chills your heart, have two!"
- Hannu Lehmusvuori

"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, Autobiography, "Harvests of Joy"

"Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized."
- Andre Simon, "Commonsense of Wine" 

"Consuming wine in moderation daily will help people to die young as late as possible."
- Dr Philip Norrie 

"If a life of wine, women and song becomes too much, give up the singing."
- Anonymous

"I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food."
- W.C. Fields

"You haven't drunk too much wine if you can still lie on the floor without holding on."
- Dean Martin 

"When you ask one friend to dine,
Give him your best wine!
When you ask two,
The second best will do!”
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 

"Where there is no wine there is no love."
- Euripides

"Men are like wine--some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age."
- Pope John XXIII

"When it comes to wine, I tell people to throw away the vintage charts and invest in a corkscrew. The best way to learn about wine is the drinking."
- Alexis Lichine

"I saw this wino, he was eating grapes. I said, 'Dude, you have to wait.'"
- Mitch Hedberg

"I used to drink wine. This girl asked me, 'Doesn't wine give you a headache?' 'Yeah, eventually, but the first and the middle part are amazing!'"
- Mitch Hedberg

“What is the definition of a good wine? It should start and end with a smile.”
- William Sokolin