Wine Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old wine quotes, wine sayings, and wine proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable to him. A new friend is as new wine,: when it is old, thou shall drink it with pleasure. Ecclesiastes 9:10
A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry. Ecclesiastes 10:19
He who clinks his cup with mine, adds glory to the wine. George Sterling
Wine upon beer is very good cheer; beer upon wine consider with fear. German Proverb
Fresh pork and new wine kill a man before his time. English Proverb
Meat fattens, wine strengthens, bread sustains. Spanish Proverb
Drink wine and have the gout; drink none and have it anyway. English Proverb
The memory of our lost friends is welcome to us like the bitter taste in wine that is very old. Michael de Montaigne
Music is like wine..the less people know about it, the sweeter they like it. Robertson Davies