“Wine gives courage and makes men more apt for passion.” Ovid [Quote on base of bottle] Wine is a wonderful inducement for romance. As is the spirit with all of the “Wine Lovers”, the shared loved of wine is what connects two people. Here he’s literally lifting her off of her feet with his favorite wine. This sculpture achieves a very pleasing sense of balance and symmetry with both the lips and shoes lined up with each other. Notice also that this isn’t a young couple, rather baby boomers, old enough to appreciate the finer things in life but not too old for a bit of romance.