Wine has captivated some of the greatest minds in history. Here, we salute its enduring influence on civilisation by bringing you some of our favourite wine sayings in cartoon form...
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Wine commands a fascination that has seen it transcend social class, national borders, political rivalries and popular culture through the ages.
Wine fashions change; we thankfully no longer drink Champagne that is sweeter than your average tin of golden syrup, but wine itself is ever-present.
What else can claim to have marched with the Roman legions, adorned the tables of Papal dinners and provided creative fuel for countless writers, artists and film makers?
We couldn’t fit in all of the quotes we love below, but here’s a few of our favourites…