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!