“Burgundy makes you think of silly things,
Bordeaux makes you talk about them,
and Champagne makes you do them.” – Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

“We hear of the conversion of water into wine at the marriage in Cana as of a miracle. But this conversion is, through the goodness of God, made every day before our eyes. Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards, and which incorporates itself with the grapes, to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy.” – Benjamin Franklin

“Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink, and forget his poverty, and remember his misery no more.” – Bible / Proverbs 31:6-7

“Know me, stranger,
For I am thy life blood
and thy nectar.
I shall wet thy lips, parched
by the winds of deprivation.
And nourished shall be thy body,
dessicated by the scorching
inferno of temperance.
Rest thy head upon my bosom,
Lose thyself in the ecstasy of
my caresses,
And know me,
For I am
ZINFANDEL!! – Cline Zinfandel”

“Go, eat our bread in gladness
and drink your wine in joy,
for your action was long ago
approved by God…
Whatever it is in your power to do
do it with all your might…” – Ecclesiastes

“In Europe we thought of wine as something as healthy
and normal as food and also a great giver of happiness
and well being and delight.” – Ernest Hemingway

“Wine is the second most sensuous pleasure in one’s life,
but you can have it a lot more often! – French adage

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

“Wine is the most healthful and hygenic of beverages.” – Louis Pasteur

“In victory, you deserve Champagne, in defeat, you need it.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“Good wine is a necessity of life for me.” – Thomas Jefferson