It is rather common to find people enjoying an alluring autumn evening over some dazzling dinner, under the influence of some lip-smacking wine or splendidly sparkling champagne. The serotonin levels skyrocket, and with great serotonin comes great fun and at times, relatable jokes. Some may be pawned off as their own, whilst some are just timeless quotes.

17 Funny and Relatable Wine Quotes
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Funniest Wine Quotes That You May Relate To!

“In victory, you deserve champagne.

In defeat, you need it.”

Napoleon Bonaparte 

Even a French statesman and profound leader could not help but put forth a rather relatable quote about champagne. Truly, in the best of times, we are in a quest to invest in the best of champagne, and at the same time, in arduous situations, we tend to look towards the liquor cabinet in search of some reconciliation. 

“Beer is made by men,

Wine by God.”

Martin Luther

This may be held accurate on certain levels, especially if our agnostic friends take biblical references into consideration! 

“Wine improves with age.

The older I get, the more I like it.”


Even though we could not get a hold of the provider of this timeless quote (see what we did there?), we are aware of how fine wine ages with time!

17 Funny and Relatable Wine Quotes
Glass of wine and grapes @tamadawines

“Either give me more wine or leave me alone.”


Even the preeminent Persian poet Rumi could not help but fall victim to the numbing effects of dopamine in wine, and we certainly do not blame him!

“The discovery of wine is of greater moment than the discovery of a constellation. The universe is too full of stars!”

Benjamin Franklin 

He might have laid the foundation for the modern-day United States, but we know what paved the way to the foundation of his liquor cabinet! 

“Life is too short

to drink bad wine.”


Yet again, despite being unsuccessful in finding the one behind such a resonating quote, we know the depth to it. Good grade wine takes years to make and decades to perfect, so why waste time and resources in consuming something made out of instant gratification?

17 Funny and Relatable Wine Quotes
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“My only regret in life

is that I didn’t drink

enough champagne.”

Robert Noecker 

Life is too short to fret and regret, so why not have the best grade sparkle to have your expectations met?

“I can certainly see that you know your wine.

Most guests who stay here wouldn’t know the difference between Bordeaux and Claret.”

Basil Fawlty from ‘Fawlty Towers’

Even the most iconic sitcoms could not help but put forth a rather mesmerizing quote about knowing the stark differences of various kinds of wine. Truly relatable! 

“Nothing makes the future look so rosy as to contemplate it through a glass of Chambertin.”

Napoleon Bonaparte 

La vie en rosé, quite literally. It seems like our favorite Frenchman here was born-to-party!

“Age is just a number.

It’s totally irrelevant,

unless, of course,

you happen to be

a bottle of wine.”

Joan Collins 

The never-aging evergreen English actress had her share of thoughts about fine wine, and we do not distrust her!

17 Funny and Relatable Wine Quotes
Glass of wine @bon_appetito

“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 Coelho

One of the best the world of literature has to offer, there is so much relevance to what this quote states, for life is too short to keep ourselves bereft of experiments!

“Men are like wine

some turn to vinegar,

but the best improve with age.”

Pope John XXIII

Despite the modern world-changing social norms, it is safe to say that this quote is relevant for any human being!

“Penicillin cures,

but wine makes people happy.”

Alexander Fleming

The forefather of modern-day antibiotics too threw some light on wine and the numbing but rather ecstatic effects of good wine, and we certainly do not disagree! 

17 Funny and Relatable Wine Quotes
Glasses of wine @bon_appetito

“Champagne is appropriate for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.”

Madeline Puckette

As crazy as it may sound, we know that there is always someone who is internally drenched in wine, all day, every day!

“I like on the table,

when we’re speaking,

the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.”

Pablo Neruda 

The best of the world of poetry too had his share to say about wine and the intricate relationship one shares with someone over a good glass of wine! 

“Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of care.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Some of us are always alone but never lonely, for, as the great American philosopher states, we always have a bottle of wine to pour our hearts to!

“Too much of anything is bad,

but too much Champagne

is just right.”

Mark Twain 

Yet again, the world of literature has its fair share of light to offer when it comes to good grade alcohol. Timeless! 

17 Funny and Relatable Wine Quotes
Glass of wine @bon_appetito

These are our top picks for the best, funniest, and most relatable quotes encircling around wine and people who have a propensity for it. We are certain that most of us can truly understand the depth of these quotes, some said with a broken heart, whilst some, with a tinge of jest. What are your favorite wine quotes? Let us know in the comments below!

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