What can make the food taste better? Nothing but wine. How and why do they get on well together? Explore in this wine post.
"A meal without wine is like a day without sun" - Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
"Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life's most civilized pleasures." - Michael Broadbent
"A meal without wine is like a day without sunshine." - Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
"I haven't had much luck in pairing red wine with lobster." - Jasper White
"Wine makes a symphony of a good meal." - Fernande Garvin
“Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.” - M. F. K. Fisher“Food without wine is a corpse; wine without food is a ghost; united and well matched they are as body and soul, living partners.”- Andre Simon
"This wine should be eaten, it is too good to be drunk."- Jonathan Swift
"Drinking wine is just a part of life, like eating food." - Francis Ford Coppola
"Wine is the pleasantest subject in the world to discuss. All its associations are with occasions when people are at their best; with relaxation, contentment, leisurely meals and the free flow of ideas." - Hugh Johnson
“Drinking wine was not a snobbism nor a sign of sophistication nor a cult; it was as natural as eating and to me as necessary.” – Ernest Hemingway
“It needs only a good bottle of wine for a roast chicken to be transformed into a banquet.” - Gerald Asher
"Red wine is a great accompaniment to meat." - Mario Lemieux“Wine is a highly personal experience. You may like something your neighbor hates, just as with food. Your bitter is the next person's sweet.” – Catherine Fallis
"Eat bread at pleasure, drink wine by measure." - Randgle Cotgrave
What is the most descriptive wine proverb that suits you? Share with us your thoughts and ideas in the comments below.
Remember: Never eat alone - enjoy your meal in a good company of wine!