• Good wine makes good blood, good blood causeth good humors, good humors cause good thoughts, good thoughts bring forth good works, good works carry a man to heaven, ergo, good wine carrieth a man to heaven.

    James Howell (1726). “Epistolæ Ho-Elianæ: Familiar Letters Domestick and Foreign, Divided Into Four Books; Partly Historical, Political, Philosophical. Upon Emergent Occasions”, p.366