“A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world.”
Louis Pasteur was a guy who knew his science. He not only discovered microbial fermentation but also principles of vaccination. The famous process, pasteurization was named after him. Throughout his research, he same many people and drastically improved the quality of food.
During the 19th century, wine was extremely important to the France economy. This is why he was asked to explain why wine would occasionally spoil. Pasteur went on to demonstrate how extremely crucial the bacteria was in the fermentation process. He started the very first principles of modern wine making.
Not only was Louis Pasteur an amazing scientist, he help create the foundations of today's wine making processes. This process and what goes into wine is very intricate and detailed. Wine is not simply a popular drink, but it controlled much of the economy of France back then and even today. Louis knew his wine and his books.
You know what goes well with this quote? A glass of Cabernet Sauvignon