The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese— Steven Wright
Authentic Food And Wine quotations
it's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime!
A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.
If penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish sherry can bring the dead back to life.
Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards;
there it enters the roots of the vines, to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy.
Whoever would have guessed that in the land of cheap sausages and mashed potatoes there could be such a change which would actually bring the French from Paris every weekend to invade Britain en masse to eat great food and drink great wine.
Burgundy makes you think of silly things;
Bordeaux makes you talk about them, and Champagne makes you do them.
Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures.
It is well known among physicians that the best of the nourishing foods is the one that the Moslem religion forbids, i.e., Wine. It contains much good and light nourishment. It is rapidly digested and helps to digest other foods.
Live in rooms full of light. Avoid heavy food. Be moderate in the drinking of wine. Take massage, baths, exercise, and gymnastics. Fight insomnia with gentle rocking or the sound of running water. Change surroundings and take long journeys. Strictly avoid frightening ideas. Indulge in cheerful conversation and amusements. Listen to music.
The older I get, the better I used to be.
Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.
A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money.
Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something brussel sprouts never do.
Going to a restaurant is one of my keenest pleasures.
Meeting someplace with old and new friends, ordering wine, eating food, surrounded by strangers, I think is the core of what it means to live a civilised life.
This June, I'll travel once again to the Food and Wine Magazine Classic in Aspen, Colorado. For many years, my dear friend Julia Child and I have teamed up to teach classes together at the event; for the past seven years, my daughter, Claudine, has been my cooking partner on stage.
The older I get, the better I was.
Food and wine. Decide which is the soloist, which the accompanist.
If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul.
When the wine is in, the wit is out.
Wine is sunlight, held together by water.
Good wine is a necessity of life for me.
Wine to me is passion. It's family and friends. It's warmth of heart and generosity of spirit.
Wine ... offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than possibly any other purely sensory thing which may be purchased.
Even more importantly, it's wine, food and the arts.
Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life.
I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.
A small amount of wine such as three or four glasses is of benefit for the preservation of the health of human beings and an excellent remedy for most illnesses.
Ronda is the place where to go, if you are planning to travel to Spain for a honeymoon or for being with a girlfriend. The whole city and its surroundings are a romantic set. ... Nice promenades, good wine, excellent food, nothing to do.
Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food.
My manner of living is plain and I do not mean to be put out of it.
A glass of wine and a bit of mutton are always ready.
Food for thought, eat my words with your mind: Emcees are grapes, and grapes are crushed to wine.
Food without wine is a corpse; wine without food is a ghost; united and well matched they are as body and soul, living partners.
Remember gentleman, it's not just France we're fighting for, it's Champagne!
Be temperate in wine, in eating, girls, & sloth; Or the Gout will seize you and plague you both.
Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult;
it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.
Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.