Ancient Classical Wine Quotes

Wine has been around since the very beginning of civilization. These quotes even predate the Roman times, and celebrate the beauty and healthy aspsects of wine.

"Wine can of their wits the wise beguile,
Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile."
Homer, Odyssey

"Plant no tree sooner than the vine."
Alcaeus, 580 BC

"No thing more excellent nor more valuable than wine
was ever granted mankind by God."
Plato, 400 BC

"It is better to hide ignorance, but it is hard to do this when we relax over wine."
Heraclitus, fragment

Be sure to also check out the Roman Wine Quotes area to enjoy the classical feelings about wine!

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