1."Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever. —Aristophanes, Greek comic poet

c. 450-385 BCE

"—— Tom Standage  "A History of the World in 6 Glasses"

2.Wine needs to have a context in a social gathering to fulfill its historical place in this world.—— Mike D

3.What is wine? It is the grape present in another form; its essence is there, though the fruit which produced it grew thousands of miles away, and perished years ago. So the object of many a tender thought may be spiritually present, in defiance of space - and fond recollections cherished in defiance of time.—— Samuel Lover

4."Wine?"

"Am I breathing?"

"Wine it is."

—— Alice Clayton  "Wallbanger"

5.One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.—— Samuel Johnson

6."Bottles of wine aren't like paintings. At some point you have to consume them. The object in life is to die with no bottles of wine in your cellar. To drink your last bottle of wine and go to sleep that night and not wake up."—— Jay McInerney

7."A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world."—— Louis Pasteur

8."When wine is in, truth is out, you know."—— Norah Lofts  "Hester Roon"

9.The idea of a poem as a message in a bottle means that it's sent out towards some future reader, and the reader who opens that bottle becomes the addressee of the literary text.—— Edward Hirsch

10.Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.—— Plautus

wine is a bottled poetry

11."The fancies of wine are authentic events."—— Italo Svevo  "Zeno's Conscience"

12.A sweetheart is a bottle of wine, a wife is a wine bottle.—— Charles Baudelaire

13.My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine.

Fortunately

everybody drinks water.—— Mark Twain

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

15.Wine to me is something that brings people together. Wine does promote conversation and promote civility, but it's also fascinating. It's the greatest subject to study. No matter how much you learn, every vintage is going to come at you with different factors that make you have to think again.—— Robert M. Parker, Jr.

16."Today is the time of my youth

I drink wine because it is my solace;

Do not blame me, although it is bitter it is pleasant,

It is bitter because it is my life."

—— Omar Khayy m

17."In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is Freedom, in water there is bacteria."—— Benjamin Franklin

18.Prose talks and poetry sings.—— Franz Grillparzer

19.Wine has class. I love wine. The drier, the better. But beer? I just can't do it.—— Margo Martindale

20."The Wine of Love

The wine of Love is music,

And the feast of Love is song:

And when Love sits down to the banquet,

Love sits long:

Sits long and ariseth drunken,

But not with the feast and the wine;

He reeleth with his own heart,

That great rich Vine."

—— James Thomson