If you’re anything like our team here at AGC, you enjoy good, classy wine quotes as much as you enjoy a fine glass of vino. They really go hand-in-hand when you think about it, and to quote Louis Pasteur, “A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.”
Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or just enjoy a casual sip, you’ll find that the world of wine is not only about swirling and sipping, but also about some seriously entertaining and thought-provoking quotes. Waxing philosophical and all that.
Join us as we pop the cork on a bottle of linguistic joy, exploring quotes that capture the essence of wine, from the hilarious musings of modern enthusiasts to the poetic reflections of those who’ve been raising a glass for centuries.
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Due to or familiarity with the world of wine, it should be no surprise that we’ve come across plenty of inspirational, fun, and classy wine quotes.
Grab your favorite glass, because we’re about to embark on a journey through the vineyard of wit and wisdom, where the nectar of the gods meets the art of language.
Below we’ve selected 20+ of the most classy wine quotes of all time in attractive fonts for you to share and showcase your love of wine. Perhaps you will even be inspired to add some of these to your own home bar décor. Enjoy!
Top Twenty Wine Quotes
From the profound to the downright hilarious, the world of wine quotes is a treasure trove of insights that resonate with enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike.
So, grab a glass and get ready to toast to the top 20 best wine quotes that encapsulate the spirit, humor, and timeless charm of great wine.
1. Better With Time
Love, like wine, gets better with time.
2. Bottled Poetry
Wine is bottled poetry.
Robert Louis Stevenson
3. Great Blend
Wine & friends are a great blend.
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4. Everything Old
I love everything that is old; old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.
Oliver Goldsmith, The Vicar of Wakefield
5. Hidden Secrets
Wine brings to light the hidden secrets of the soul.
6. Wine as an Object
Wine is not just an object of pleasure, but an object of knowledge; and the pleasure depends on the knowledge.
7. A Lifestyle of Wine
Wine is a lifestyle.
The connoisseur does not drink wine but tastes of its secrets.
9. Elixir of Life
Wine is, perhaps, the closest thing the planet has to an elixir of life.
10. Sunlight Held Together by Water
Wine is sunlight held together by water.
11. Four Things
Age appears best in four things: Old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read.
12. Footloose Upon the Earth
Now is the time for drinking, now is the time to dance footloose upon the earth.
13. Friends & Wine
Friends and wine… the older, the better.
Wine is a passport to the world.
15. The Civilized Thing
Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.
16. The Whole Bottle
All wines should be tasted. Some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.
17. This Home
This home runs on love, laughter, and really good wine.
18. Made By God
Beer is made by men, wine by God.
19. The Best Wines, Together
The best wines are the ones we drink together.
20. The Solution
According to chemistry, alcohol is a solution.
Quotes About Wine and Friends
Like a well-aged Cabernet, the camaraderie among companions who have weathered the storms of life takes on a depth that only years of shared experiences can impart.
In this section, we pour ourselves into the heartwarming elixir of fine wine and friendship. Picture those evenings when the clink of glasses not only resonates through the room but also evokes a symphony of shared tales, inside jokes, and the silent understanding that only old friends can share.
As with Wine…
“As in the case of wines that improve with age, the oldest friendships ought to be the most delightful.” — Marcus Tullius Cicero
Friends and Wine
“What though youth gave love and roses, age still leaves us friends and wine.”
— Thomas Moore
“If friendship was wine, you’d be the most prized vintage.” — Unknown
“Take counsel in wine and good friends, but resolve afterwards in water.”
— Benjamin Franklin
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Wine About It
“Some days you just need to grab a good friend and a favorite vintage, and wine about life for a while.” — Unknown
Cheese, Wine, & Friends
“Cheese, wine, and friends must be old to be good.” — Cuban Proverb
Pour a Glass
“Pilates class?! I thought you said pour a glass…” — Unknown
Love and Wine Quotes
Alright, buckle up for a ride through the lovey-dovey stuff, the romantic wine quotes — where good wine meets good company, and hearts skip a beat or two.
We’re not talking about snooty tastings; we’re diving into the kind of love that pairs perfectly with a good vintage and the even better company of your favorite person.
Here’s to the heart of man, unfiltered and uncorked, finding its rhythm in the delightful chaos of laughter, shared stories, and, of course, a bottle (or two) of vino.
“We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.”
— Eduardo Galeano
Wine and Sighs
“Wine enters through the mouth,
Love, the eyes.
I raise the glass to my mouth,
I look at you,
and I sigh.”
— William Butler Yeats
Like Good Wine
“May our love be like good wine, growing stronger as it grows older.” — English Toast
Love Goes Hungry
“Without bread and wine, love goes hungry.” — Latin Proverb
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Vows Made in Wine
“I pray you do not fall in love with me, for I am falser than vows made in wine.” — William Shakespeare
“It warms the blood, adds luster to the eyes, and wine and love have ever been allies.” — Ovid
Its Own Grapes
“What I do and what I dream include thee, as the wine must taste of its own grapes.” — Elizabeth Barrett Browning
No Wine, No Love
“Where there is no wine, there is no love.” — Euripides
Funny Wine Quotes
In the world of vino, laughter flows as freely as the libation itself. So, get ready to raise your glass and unleash your inner sommelier of humor as we dive into the top funny wine quotes that will have you sipping and snickering in equal measure.
Cooking with wine…
“I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food.” — W.C. Fields
A Rosy Future
“Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin.” — Napoleon Bonapart
Just a Number
“Age is just a number. It’s totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.” — Joan Collins
Wine, Poetry, or Virtue?
“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.” — Charles Baudelaire
“Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures.” — Michael Broadbent
“I shall drink no wine before it’s time! Okay, it’s time.” — Groucho Marx
“A man will be eloquent if you give him good wine.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Cures vs Happiness
“Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.” — Alexander Fleming
“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more wine.” — Ernest Hemingway