Bottles of wine are offered at Landolt Weine wine retail company in Zurich, Switzerland May 19, 2017. Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann

May 25 is officially celebrated as National Wine Day while its sister holiday National Drink Wine Day falls in February. While Italy and France were first and second respectively in producing the most wine, Spain comes third. But the U.S. ranks first among countries that consume the most wine.

As the country celebrates the day, here are some quotes about wine from

1. “One should always be drunk. That's all that matters...But with what? With wine, with poetry, or with virtue, as you chose. But get drunk.” ― Charles Baudelaire

2. “Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.” ― John Keats

3. “Either give me more wine or leave me alone.” ― Jalaluddin Rumi

4. “Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.” ― Ernest Hemingway

5. “Beer is made by men, wine by God.” ― Martin Luther

6. “Age appears best in four things: old wood to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust and old authors to read.” ― Francis Bacon

7. “I like on the table, when we're speaking, the light of a bottle of intelligent wine.” ― Pablo Neruda

8. “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, Brida

9. “Give me wine to wash me clean of the weather-stains of cares”― Ralph Waldo Emerson

10. “Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, Make the sage frolic, and the serious smile” ― Homer

11. “Wine is like the incarnation--it is both divine and human” ― Paul Tillich

12. “A bottle of wine begs to be shared; I have never met a miserly wine lover” ― Clifton Fadiman

13. “Life's too short to drink cheap wine...” ― Cliff Hakim

14. “White wine is like electricity. Red wine looks and tastes like a liquefied beefsteak.” ― James Joyce

15. “Great wine works wonders and is itself one” ― Edward Steinberg, Making of a Great Wine

16. “There must be always wine and fellowship or we are truly lost.” ― Ann Fairbairn

17. “Wine is like many of the fine experiences in life which take time and experience to extract their full pleasure and meaning.”― Douglas Preston, Crimson Shore

18. “You were like fine wine, but cheap wine gets you drunk faster.” ― Dominic Riccitello

19. “There is no wine so sweet as wine taken from a foe.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Feast for Crows

20. “True love is like wine, it gets stronger with age.” ― Farid F. Ibrahim