Grapevine Quotes


“I carry on mental dialogues with the shoots of the grapevine, who reveal to me grand thoughts and to whom I can retell wondrous things.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
German author, natural philosopher
 

 

“The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust.”

Anacharsis, Scythian philosopher (6th century B.C.)
 

 

“To make white wine out of red wine. Put bean-meal or three egg whites into the flask and stir for a very long time. The next day the wine will be white. The ashes of white grape vines have the same effect.”

Apicius
 

 

 

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