24 October 2017

Funny Wine Quotes

Funny Wine Quotes

There’s something quite hilarious about the way people have described wine over the years. Below are, without a shadow of my doubt, my most favourite wine quotes. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.

Funny Wine Quotes

  • Wine improves with age. The older I get, the better I like it – Anonymous
  • I cook with wine, sometimes I even add it to the food – W.C. Fields
  • The discovery of a wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars – Benjamin Franklin.
  • What wine goes with Captain Crunch? – George Carlin
  • My only regret in life is that I didn’t drink enough champagne – Robert Noecker
  • Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather stains of cares – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin – Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Age is just a number. It is totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine – Joan Collins
  • 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 Coehlho
  • Men are like wine – some turn to vinegar, but the best improve with age – Pope John XXII
  • A gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic to me somehow – Kathy Mattea
  • One should always be drunk. That is all that matters…but with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you choose. But get drunk – Charles Baudelaire.
  • Anyone who tries to make you believe that he knows all about wines is obviously a fake – Leon Adams.
  • A regional match is almost always your best match – Steve Jones
  • Making good wine is a skill. Fine wine is an art – Robert Mondavi
  • A man will be eloquent if you give him good wine – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Better is old wine than new, and old friends like-wise – Charles Kingsley
  • Being a wine enthusiast means you care more about the quality than quantity – Jean-Claude Carriere
  • For when the wine is in, the wit is out – Thomas Becon
  • 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.
  • It was such an exquisite 1964 Bordeaux that one sip was more like inhaling a soft fragrance than imbibing a liquid – Ellen Eller
  • I rather like bad wine; one gets so bored with good wine – Benjamin Disraeli
  • Now wines are wonders; great wines are magical; and winemakers are mad. Like horse fanciers, they are always trying to improve the breed – William E. Massee
  • One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts – Samuel Johnson
  • Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever – Aristophanes
  • Three be the things I shall never attain; envy, content, and sufficient champagne – Dorothy Parker
  • To buy a very good wine nowadays requires only money. To serve it to your guests is a sign of fatigue – William F. Buckley.
  • Wine drinkers never make artists – Gratinos
  • Wine has been a part of civilized life for some seven thousand years. It is the only beverage that feeds the body, soul, and spirit of a man and at the same time, stimulates the mind – Robert Mondavi
  • Wine is like rain. When it falls on the mire it but makes it fouler, but when it strikes the good soil wakes it to beauty and bloom – John May.
  • A young wine is like a horse, it is extremely vibrant. It needs taming. It has lots of life, the edges need beveling, and we need to reduce the tannins – George Riedel.
  • Wine makes daily living easier, less hurries, with fewer tensions and more tolerance – Benjamin Franklin
  • Wine makes a man more pleased with himself, I do not say that it makes him more pleasing to others – Samuel Johnson.
  • A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world – Louis Pasteur.
  • Compromises are for relationships, not wine – Sir Robert Scott Caywood
  • I’ve entered the world of wine without any professional training, but a definite appetite for good bottles – Sidonie Gabrielle Colete
  • In victory, you deserve Champagne; in defeat, you need it – Napoleon Bonaparte.
  • Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for; it’s Champagne! – Winston Churchill.
  • The discovery of a good wine is increasingly better for mankind than the discovery of a new star – Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Wine is the most civilized thing in the world – Ernest Hemingway
  • Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilized – Andre Simon
  • You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy wine. And that’s kind of the same thing – anonymous.

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17 October 2017

Best Non-Alcoholic Wines 2017 – A Buyer’s Guide

Best Non-Alcoholic Wines

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Picking out a good non-alcoholic wine can be a bit of a challenge. You want to get something that tastes good and gives you the same feeling as drinking regular red wine, but you also have to give up the alcohol that you are consuming in the process. Luckily, there are a lot of good options on the market for you to choose from.

 

There are a lot of reasons that people will choose to go for a non-alcoholic wine. Some people are on specific medications that don’t interact with alcohol very well. Some are pregnant and need to avoid alcohol. Still others are having a party and want to ensure that everyone can celebrate, no matter what their age is.

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13 October 2017

Learn About Moscato Wine

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Moscato wine is one of the most original and best testing wines out there. It comes from Italy and will provide wine lovers with an interesting taste that is lighter styled and works well with dessert, brunch, and other light meals. While it doesn’t always work the best with some traditional dinners like other wines do, it does hold its own and has a lot of great uses. Let’s take a look at some of the benefits of using Moscato wine and why it is so popular.

The history of Moscato wine

This unique wine is often known as just Moscato, or if it is created and finished in the Northwest region of Piedmont, it will be known as Moscato d’Asti. It has been named after the grape Moscato and the Italian town of Asti where it is made.

The Moscato d’Asti is a close relative to the popular Asti Spumante. The Moscato is actually produced in smaller quantities, mostly because it is reserved for lunches and brunches rather than as the main deal at the end of the day. It is also known for having a more delicate style than the Spumante.

In the past, Moscato was not that popular of a wine to work with, but it is currently seeing a big surge in popularity. While it is originally known as an Italian wine, it is now produced in many wine regions including Australia and the United States. There has been a big surge in popularity of this type of wine in the United States and they have taken a big interest in showcasing this wine to enthusiasts everywhere.

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