It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend, one's present or future thirst, the excellence of the cognac, or any other reason— W. C. Fields
Most Powerful Wine Grape quotations
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
When we are crushed like grapes, we cannot think of the wine we will become.
We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.
In wine, there's truth.
Good oil, like good wine, is a gift from the gods.
The grape and the olive are among the priceless benefactions of the soil, and were destined, each in its way, to promote the welfare of man.
When the wine is in, the wit is out.
Men are like a fine wine. They all start out like grapes, and it's our job to stomp on them and keep them in the dark until they mature into something you'd like to have dinner with.
Coffee keeps me busy until it is acceptable to drink wine
Food for thought, eat my words with your mind: Emcees are grapes, and grapes are crushed to wine.
It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine.
Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age.
Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
Good wine is a necessity of life for me.
I am certain that the good Lord never intended grapes to be made into grape jelly.
Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.
You can grow grapes in almost any part of the world.
You just have to develop your palate enough to realize wine is an expression of the place where you make it. You don't have to take over the world; just be an artist and express your area.
Spilling a glass of wine is the adult equivalent of letting of go a balloon.
It's true, some wine improves with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place.
Bacchus, that first from out the purple grape Crush'd the sweet poison of misused wine.
Good days are to be gathered like grapes, to be trodden and bottled into wine and kept for age to sip at ease beside the fire. If the traveler has vintaged well, he need trouble to wander no longer; the ruby moments glow in his glass at will.
Wine is the most civilized thing in the world
The fallen hazel-nuts, Stripped late of their green sheaths, The grapes, red-purple, Their berries Dripping with wine, Pomegranates already broken, And shrunken fig, And quinces untouched, I bring thee as offering.
I can certainly see that you know your wine.
Most of the guests who stay here wouldn't know the difference between Bordeaux and Claret.
The juice of the grape is the liquid quintessence of concentrated sunbeams.
There is no losing in jiu jitsu. You either win or you learn.
Wine rejoices the heart of man and joy is the mother of all virtues.
What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine
Wine brings to light the hidden secrets of the soul.
Wine is to women as duct tape is to men...it fixes everything.
If the grape is made of wine, then perhaps we are the words that tell who we are
God in his goodness sent the grapes To cheer both great and small;
Little fools will drink too much And great fools none at all!
Go on, have a glass of wine with dinner.
What is wine, anyway? Pure grapes. A glass of wine is much better for you than a Coke.
Wine is bottled poetry
Good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used.
I would say 95% of the time, because you just can't remember your lines if you're drinking alcohol. I would say about 95% of the time it was grape juice or this fake wine, which was horrible.
He whose mouth is out of taste says the wine is flat.
One day you are drinking the wine, and they next day you are picking the grapes.
Wherever wine grapes are grown, it is beautiful.
A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner.
"Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside, "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."
There was a little plate of hothouse nectarines on the table, and there was another of grapes, and another of sponge-cakes, and there was a bottle of light wine ... 'This is my frugal breakfast ... Give me my peach, my cup of coffee, and my claret.'
A man cannot make him laugh - but that's no marvel; he drinks no wine.
The Californians are an idle, thriftless people, and can make nothing for themselves. The country abounds in grapes, yet they buy, at a great price, bad wine made in Boston.
The cheapness of wine seems to be a cause, not of drunkenness, but of sobriety.
...People are seldom guilty of excess in what is their daily fare... On the contrary, in the countries which, either from excessive heat or cold, produce no grapes, and where wine consequently is dear and a rarity, drunkenness is a common vice.
One should write not unskillfully in the running hand, be able to sing in a pleasing voice and keep good time to music; and, lastly, a man should not refuse a little wine when it is pressed upon him.