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Talking Wine

Oct 19, 2011
Talking Wine
Memorable, amusing and enlightening wine quotes

winequoteWhat is it about wine? An inherently communal beverage, wine has continued to delight sippers throughout history. Wine can inspire great thoughts or snatch them away. Wine is art; it is celebration; it is solace; it one heck of a drink--and people love to talk about it.

Over the last few months, The Daily Sip has periodically posted some of our favorite wine quotes on our Facebook fan page, to the delight of our fans. We’ve recently looked back at our most popular posts and have selected the top five quotes that evoke thought, emotion and make us want to drink more wine. Now we want to hear which of our top five is your favorite.

"Wine is the most civilized thing in the world.” -Ernest Hemingway

"Wine makes daily living easier, less hurried, with fewer tensions and more tolerance." -Benjamin Franklin

"I think it is a great error to consider a heavy tax on wines as a tax on luxury. On the contrary, it is a tax on the health of our citizens. " -Thomas Jefferson


"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

"What is the definition of a good wine? It should start and end with a smile." –William Sokolin

Be sure to vote to the right to let us know which of the five is your favorite! Here’s to wine “the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” (Louis Pasteur)

 




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