Quotes of Claret

“ And in this mountain shall the Lord of hosts make unto all people a feast of fat things, a feast of wines on the lees, of fat things full of marrow, of wines on the lees well refined. ”

- Bible

“ Burgundy for kings, champagne for duchesses, claret for gentlemen. ”

- Unknown

“ When asked what wines he liked to drink he replied, "That which belongs to another." - Laertius Diogenes. ”

- Laertius Diogenes

“ Wine makes all things possible. ”

- George R. R. Martin

“ He talked with more claret than clarity. ”

- Susan Ertz

“ Claret is the liquor for boys; port for men; but he who aspires to be a hero must drink brandy. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Were I Diogenes, I would not move out of a kilderkin into a hogshead, though the first had had nothing but small beer in it, and the second reeked claret. ”

- Charles Lamb

“ Mixing one's wines may be a mistake, but old and new wisdom mix admirably. ”

- Bertolt Brecht

“ If my best wines mislike thy taste, And my best service win thy frown, Then tarry not, I bid thee haste; There's many another Inn in town. ”

- Thomas Bailey Aldrich

“ In vino Veritas. (In wine there is truth.). ”

- Pliny the Elder
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