Funny Wine Sayings and Quotes

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

Champagne is appropriate for breakfast, lunch or dinner.     

Madeline Puckette

Nothing represents the idea of convivial sharing so clearly as wine.     

Paul Lukacks

It takes a lot of good beer to make great wine     

Brian O'Donnell

I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often, but I'm well preserved.     

Rose Kennedy

Men are like wine - some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age.     

Pope John XXIII

A bottle of good wine, like a good act, shines ever in the retrospect.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

I like on the table, when we're speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.     

Pablo Neruda

Better is old wine than new, and old friends like-wise.     

Charles Kingsley

The wine in the bottle does not quench thirst.     

George Herbert

One not only drinks wine, one smells it, observes it, tastes it, sips it and – one talks about it.     

King Edward VII

Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized.     

Andre Simon

Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of cares     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.     

Paulo Coelho

Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy.     

Alexander Fleming

Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.     

Mark Twain

Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine.     

Joan Collins

Being a wine enthusiast means you care more about quality than quantity.     

Jean-Claude Carrière

Either give me more wine or leave me alone.     


A gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic to me somehow.     

Kathy Mattea

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.     

Richard Thaler

A man will be eloquent if you give him good wine.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In victory, you deserve Champagne. In defeat you need it.     

Napoleon Bonaparte

The Americans have no liking for wine unless it is sweet.     

Gustave Koerner

I'll have a glass of your most expensive red wine mixed with a glass of your cheapest white wine served in a dog bowl. Silly straws all around, please.     

April Ludgate

A meal without wine is like a day without sun     

Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Anyone who tries to make you believe that he knows all about wines is obviously a fake.     

Leon Adams

Wine to me is passion. It's family and friends. It's warmth of heart and generosity of spirit. Wine is art. It's culture. It's the essence of civilization and the art of living.     

Robert Mondavi

If I did one of those wine and paint nights the instructor would be like wow look at you, you are really good at wine.     


I rather like bad wine; one gets so bored with good wine.     

Benjamin Disraeli

One of the disadvanages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts.     

Samuel Johnson