Espresso consumption is an aesthetic experience,like tasting a vintage wine or admiring a painting.— Andrea Illy
Scandalous Wine Tasting quotations
Be sure to taste your words before you spit them out.
Ah! How sweet coffee tastes! Lovelier than a thousand kisses, sweeter far than muscatel wine!
Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup.
All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.
I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.
One should always be drunk. That's all that matters...But with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you chose. But get drunk.
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.
Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures.
The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.
One not only drinks the wine, one smells it, observes it, tastes it, sips it and-one talks about it.
The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension;
the discovery of sugar, and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors, of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee, have given us flavors hitherto unknown.
The dullard finds even wine tasteless, while the sorcerer is intoxicated by the mere sight of water.
I swear that when our lips touch I can taste the next sixty years of my life.
Once we hit forty, women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka, one for wine, one for cheese, and one for chocolate.
Something of vengeance I had tasted for the first time;
as aromatic wine it seemed, on swallowing, warm and racy: its after-flavour, metallic and corroding, gave me a sensation as if I had been poisoned.
The first pressure of sorrow crushes out from our hearts the best wine;
afterwards the constant weight of it brings forth bitterness, the taste and stain from the lees of the vat.
Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested.
Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.
I like how wine continues to evolve, like if I opened a bottle of wine today it would taste different than if I'd opened it on any other day, because a bottle of wine is actually alive. And it's constantly evolving and gaining complexity.
The older I get, the better I was.
In wine, there's truth.
When it comes to wine, I tell people to throw away the vintage charts and invest in a corkscrew. The best way to learn about wine is the drinking.
Maybe it's because I'm getting older, I'm finding enjoyment in things that stop time. Just the simple act of tasting a glass of wine is its own event. You're not downing a glass of wine in the midst of doing something else.
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.
Whoever said revenge is sweet never tasted the yumminess of forgetaboutit.
Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
I never taste the wine first in restaurants, I just ask the waiter to pour.
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.
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
The connoisseur does not drink wine but tastes its secrets
a poem is like a wine glass in which you can hold up a little bit of reality and taste it.
It’s too much of a drinking culture, everything tastes better with a drink.
Like, watch TV: glass of wine. Cooking dinner: glass of champagne. White wine vinegar hasn’t got white wine in it. Has it?
Good wine is a necessity of life for me.
While we are alive we should sit among colored lights and taste good wines, and discuss our adventures in far places; when we are dead, the opportunity is past.
This wine is too good for toast-drinking, my dear. You don't want to mix emotions up with a wine like that. You lose the taste.
This young wine may have a lot of tannins now, but in five or 10 years it is going to be spectacular, despite the fact that right now it tastes like crude oil. You know this is how it is supposed to taste at this stage of development.
Coffee keeps me busy until it is acceptable to drink wine
When you came, you were like red wine and honey, and the taste of you burnt my mouth with its sweetness.
You can only know a good wine if you have first tasted a bad one.
I don't go by the ratings. I buy wine that tastes good. Statistically, anybody's ability to predict what will be a good wine a decade from now is limited.
Spilling a glass of wine is the adult equivalent of letting of go a balloon.
The best way to learn about wine is in the drinking
I'm not afraid to call a wine that tastes like Skittles or green peppers mixed with orange marmalade. I'll say, 'It tastes like chicken.' I mean, that's not what people think of when they think of wine, but that's what it tastes like to me and it hits home.
Be moderate in order to taste the joys of life in abundance.
Drunken with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you will. But be drunken.
On Sherry: The destiny of a thousand generations is concentrated in each drop.
If the cares of the world overwhelm you, only taste it, pilgrim, and you will swear that heaven is on earth.