Wine Quotes 101



 

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Haydn, Joseph

"The custom of saluting [i.e., embracing] ladies by their relatives and friends was introduced, it is said, by the early Romans, not out of respect originally, but to find by their breath whether they had been drinking wine, this being criminal for women to do, as it sometimes led to adultery."

--Joseph Haydn, "Dictionary of Dates"


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