Wine Quote Of The Week!

I’ve certainly written about Haiku before, and certainly about wine as awareness ritual, and the following is for me a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the cojoinment of both in a single set of 17 glorious syllables. Unfortunately the source remains unknown to us today, so we’ve no one to thank for this elegant pearl of insight, but this does not dampen in the slightest my appreciation for the sentiment. The Japanese is as follows:

Sake nakuta
Nan no onore ga
Sakura kana

Which can be translated as:

Without flowing wine
What good to me are lovely
Cherry trees in bloom?

Let the wine flow, friends, let the wine flow …

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