Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.— Alexander Fleming
Useful Wine Making quotations
I made wine from the lilac tree/Put my heart in its recipe/It makes me see what I want to see/And be what I want to be
Great wine requires a mad man to grow the vine, a wise man to watch over it, a lucid poet to make it, and a lover to drink it.
Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken.
Burgundy makes you think of silly things;
Bordeaux makes you talk about them, and Champagne makes you do them.
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
I put everything I can into the mulberry of my mind and hope that it is going to ferment and make a decent wine. How that process happens, I'm sorry to tell you I can't describe.
Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.
In the abstract art of cooking, ingredients trump appliances, passion supersedes expertise, creativity triumphs over technique, spontaneity inspires invention, and wine makes even the worst culinary disaster taste delicious.
Anyone who tries to make you believe that he knows all about wines is obviously a fake.
I have the ability to create and be in touch with God.
I can't change bread and wine into body and blood, but I can take the scum or the slime of the earth and make it into a man or woman.
If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good?
Good company, good wine, good welcome, can make good people.
I am certain that the good Lord never intended grapes to be made into grape jelly.
Close friends contribute to our personal growth.
They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there.
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.
It is the useless things that make life worth living and that make life dangerous too: wine, love, art, beauty. Without them life is safe, but not worth bothering with.
Man's nature is not a bit the same as wines.
He loses flavour as his life declines. We drink the oldest wine that comes our way. Old men get nasty, old wines make us gay.
I don't use the word gourmet. The word doesn't mean anything anymore. 'Gourmet' makes it sound like someone is putting sherry wine in the corn-flake casserole.
One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.
Not for myself I make this prayer, But for this race of mine That stretches forth from shadowed places Dark hands for bread and wine.
In racing, there is no question who is best - the first one to cross the finish line wins first prize. But with wine, even if you make the best wine in the world, someone isn't going to like it, because it isn't their style. Judging wine is very subjective.
Appreciating old wine is like making love to a very old lady.
It is possible. It can even be enjoyable. But it requires a bit of imagination.
Women and wine, game and deceit, make the wealth small, and the want great
The depth of experience fine wine can bring to a dinner, particularly a bottle that has been through the past 100 years, makes you take stock of your own life.
I do my best to look at the bigger picture and not sweat the small stuff.
I make it a point to have alone time. I value that some of life’s best moments happen over a meal with your family or a glass of wine with your friends. And when life seems like a lot to bear, I dance around like a kid until I laugh.
Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried with fewer tensions and more tolerance.
I want to make wines that harmonize with food - wines that almost hug your tongue with gentleness.
If, on a rare occasion, it is necessary to speak with some severity in order to make a grievous crime felt, we should always, at the conclusion of the rebuke, add some kind words. We must heal wounds, as the Samaritan did, with wine and oil. But as oil floats above all other liquors, so meekness should predominate in all our actions.
When either a man or a woman makes a special vow, the vow of a Nazarite, to separate himself to the Lord, he shall separate himself from wine and strong drink.
It is permissible to use wine not only for necessity, but also to make us merry.
..... [it must be moderate] lest men forget themselves, drown their senses,.....in making merry [those who enjoy wine] feel a livelier gratitude to God.
God made only water, but man made wine.
Wealth, women and wine can make anything happen in this world!
If global warming meant temperatures rose by one or two degrees, France would become a desert, which would be no bad thing. The Scots would grow wine and make buffalo mozzarella.
A glass of wine often makes me a better man than hearing a sermon.