Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.— Mark Twain
Irresistibly French Wine quotations
In wine, there's truth.
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.
The older I get, the better I used to be.
Give a man a bottle of wine, he drinks for a day. Teach a man to make wine, he'll always have lots of friends
Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.
The older I get, the better I was.
I know never to take a wine for granted.
Drawing a cork is like attendance at a concert or at a play that one knows well, when there is all the uncertainty of no two performances ever being quite the same. That is why the French say, 'There are no good wines, only good bottles.'
Good wine is a necessity of life for me.
If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good?
Wine to me is passion. It's family and friends. It's warmth of heart and generosity of spirit.
Life is too short to drink bad wine.
Spilling a glass of wine is the adult equivalent of letting of go a balloon.
Life's too short to drink bad wine or smoke poor cigars.
Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.
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.
There is no losing in jiu jitsu. You either win or you learn.
My only regret in life is that I did not drink more wine.
Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues.
Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.
Coffee keeps me busy until it is acceptable to drink wine
Give me books, fruit, French wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors, played by someone I do not know. I admire lolling on a lawn by a water-lilied pond to eat white currants and see goldfish: and go to the fair in the evening if I'm good. There is not hope for that --one is sure to get into some mess before evening.
God made only water, but man made wine.
Wine is inspiring and adds greatly to the joy of living.
Wine is bottled poetry
Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.
A meal without wine is like a day without sun
Wine makes every meal an occasion.
Wine is the most civilized thing in the world
The odour of Burgundy, and the smell of French sauces, and the sight of clean napkins and long loaves, knocked as a very welcome visitor at the door of our inner man.
The effervescence of this fresh wine reveals the true brilliance of the French people.
Just like becoming an expert in wine, you learn by drinking it, the best you can afford.
Wine is to women as duct tape is to men...it fixes everything.
A man will be eloquent if you give him good wine.
If thou fill thy brain with Boston and New York, with fashion and covetousness, and wilt stimulate thy jaded senses with wine and French coffee, thou shalt find no radiance of wisdom in the lonely waste of the pinewoods.
I'll tell you what I love. Sending back bottles of wine that aren't right in restaurants in France! Whoa! I love the French, but I do find their wine snobbery something unbearable.
There's great wine from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Chile and, of course, California. But there's nothing like a really great French wine, they're so well balanced. The better the wine, the less you feel the effects I think.
Maybe the French will get a manned craft into space if they can get a rocket strong enough to lift a bottle of wine.
I serve your Beaune to my friends, but your Volnay I keep for myself.
The word liberal has been employed as the political equivalent of an untreatable but potentially containable social disease -- the kind that could be contracted merely by going to a foreign movie or ordering a decaf latte, or worse, a glass of French wine.
Good wine makes good blood, good blood causeth good humors, good humors cause good thoughts, good thoughts bring forth good works, good works carry a man to heaven, ergo, good wine carrieth a man to heaven.
Just like becoming an expert in wine–you learn by drinking it, the best you can afford–you learn about great food by finding the best there is, whether simply or luxurious. The you savor it, analyze it, and discuss it with your companions, and you compare it with other experiences.
I go to Saint Barth in the French West Indies for two weeks each year.
That place is amazing. Amazing people, beautiful beaches, great wine, wonderful harbors... It's incredibly romantic.
At the Royall Oake Taverne, I drank a sort of French wine called Ho Bryan, that hath a good and most particular taste that I never met with.