“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne.” John Maynard Keynes

victoryNow and then it is a joy to have one’s table red with wine and roses. – Oscar Wilde

“In wine there is truth. (In vino veritas.)” – Pliny The Elder [A.D.23-79]

“Wine can of their wits the wise beguile. Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile.” –Homer, “Odyssey” (9th c. B.C.)

“Wine, madam, is God’s next best gift to man.” – Ambrose Bierce, ”The Devil’s Dictionary,” 1907.


“I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate…and I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself.” – Napoleon Bonaparte


“If food is the body of good living, wine is its soul.” – Clifton Fadiman

“Wine… the intellectual part of the meal.” Alexandre Dumas, 1873
Here’s to the corkscrew – a useful key to unlock the storehouse of wit, the treasury of laughter, the front door of fellowship, and the gate of pleasant folly.
W.E.P. French

“Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.” Alexander Fleming


“Come quickly! I am tasting stars!”

Dom Perignon – at his first sip of champagne

“Good wine is a good familiar creature if it be well used.” William Shakespeare – Othello, II. Iii.
“Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.”  Francis Bacon
“A book of verses underneath the bough, A jug of wine, a loaf of bread-and thou.” Edward Fitzgerald
“Always carry a corkscrew and the wine shall provide itself.” Basil Buntin 
“For when the wine is in, the wit is out.” Thomas Becon 
“To happy convents, bosomed deep in vines, where slumber abbots, purple as their wines.” Alexander Pope
“Wine is sunlight held together by water.” Galileo

“I cook with wine; sometimes I even add it to the food.” W. C. Fields





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