1. Song of Solomon 1:2 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

Why does the woman compare the man's love to wine?

Song of Solomon 1:2 (ESV)

2 Let him kiss me with the kisses of his mouth! For your love is better than wine;

The woman compares the man's (sexual) love to wine. Wine is a symbol of the good life in Scripture. It is tasty and intoxicating, leaving the drinker with a desire for more.1