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Louis Pasteur In Medical Wine Quotes

Louis Pasteur at work

The famous French scientist Louis Pasteur was a giant in the history of wine, and of science itself. In a sense he was the first, and perhaps the greatest, wine scientist.

Please note, there is a debate in the medical community and in the world at large about the impact of wine on health. But one point should be crystal clear - abuse of wine is dangerous to your health. For more information on wine and health see our sister web site http://www.wineinyourdiet.com.

If penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish sherry can bring the dead back to life.
Sir Alexander Fleming British bacteriologist, Co-developer of penicillin (1881-1955)

Penicillin cures, but your wine makes people happy.
Sir Alexander Fleming British bacteriologist, Co-developer of penicillin (1881-1955)

Among the dietary beverages used by man through the centuries, the next in importance to milk has been wine.
Dr. Salvatore Lucia, professor of medicine at the University of California School of Medicine

Wine was born, not invented. And like any old friend, it continued to surprise us in new and unexpected ways.
Dr. Salvatore Lucia, professor of medicine at the University of California School of Medicine

Fermented beverages have been preferred over water throughout the ages: they are safer, provide psychotropic effects, and are more nutritious. Some have even said alcohol was the primary agent for the development of Western civilization, since more healthy individuals (even if inebriated much of the time) lived longer and had greater reproductive success.
Dr. Patrick McGovern, et al. in The Origins & Ancient History of Wine

Consuming wine in moderation daily will help people to die young as late as possible. 
Dr. Philip Norrie, General Practioner, vineyard owner, author of Wine and Health

Wine is the thinking person's health drink.
Dr. Philip Norrie, General Practioner, vineyard owner, author of Wine and Health

The Pasadena Medical Society says,

"Taken intelligently and with discretion, alcohol (in wine and other drinks) can prolong life expectancy . . . However, even temporary excess or prolonged overdrinking can lead to disaster."

The Wines of Bordeaux give tone to the stomach, while leaving the mouth fresh and the head clear.  More than one invalid abandoned by the doctors has been seen to drink the good old wine of Bordeaux and return to health.
--Comments by members of the Jury judging Bordeaux wines submitted under the new 1855 classification at the 1855 World's Fair in  Paris, as noted in http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0471194212/marksquiresezine

A person who drinks wine is less likely to need treatment at alcohol recovery centers in the future if he or she drinks responsibly and in moderation.

"A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world"
Louis Pasteur, French microbiologist and chemist, (1822-1895)

The flavor of wine is like delicate poetry.
Louis Pasteur, French microbiologist and chemist (1822-1895)

Wine is the healthiest and most health-giving of drinks.
Louis Pasteur, French microbiologist and chemist (1822-1895)

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