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*It is said that across the [[Jade Sea]] they make a golden vintage so fine that one sip makes all other wines taste like vinegar.  {{ref|aCoK|40}}   
 
*It is said that across the [[Jade Sea]] they make a golden vintage so fine that one sip makes all other wines taste like vinegar.  {{ref|aCoK|40}}   
  
*The [[Lazy Eel]] is winesink in [[White Harbour ]] is renowned for offering the vilest wine in White Harbor.
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*The [[Lazy Eel]] is a winesink in [[White Harbor]] renowned for offering the vilest wine in the city.
  
 
*[[Claw Isle]]’s castle is reputedly stocked with more wines that a man could drink in a 100 years.{{Ref|aSoS|36}}
 
*[[Claw Isle]]’s castle is reputedly stocked with more wines that a man could drink in a 100 years.{{Ref|aSoS|36}}

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Cersei Lannister drinking a cup of wine - by Matt Olson ©

Wine is popular alcoholic beverage made with fermented fruit juice, mainly from grapes. There are many different vintages of wine in Westeros and other parts of the world.

Sample vintages of wine

Westeros:

  • Arbor gold
  • Sweet reds from the Reach
  • Sour reds from Dorne
  • Strongwine from Dorne, sweet and dark as blood

Essos and beyond:

References in the books

A Song of Ice and Fire

  • It is said that across the Jade Sea they make a golden vintage so fine that one sip makes all other wines taste like vinegar. [3]
  • Claw Isle’s castle is reputedly stocked with more wines that a man could drink in a 100 years.[4]
  • Prince Aegon Targaryen tells Tyrion that child he was swapped with was some tanner's son sold to Lord Varys for a jug of Arbor gold. The babe’s father had other sons but had never tasted Arbor gold.[5]
  • It is sometimes watered down, for children or at certain times of day.
  • Boiling wine is sometimes poured into wounds to disinfect them.
  • Illyrio tells Tyrion that when he and Varys were young men in Pentos the older thieves were fools who thought no further than turning a night’s plunder into wine. [6]
  • The Pureborn are notorious for offering poisoned wine to those they consider dangerous[3]

Quotes

The world is full of wine.[7]

Tyrion Lannister


I mean to sail to Westeros and drink the wine of vengeance from the skull of the Usurper.[3]

- Daenerys Targaryen


You see the wonders than can be worked with lies and Arbor gold? [8]

- Lord Petyr Baelish, to Sansa Stark

External Links

The Wine Grapes of Westeros

References and Notes