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'''Wine''' is comparable to real life wine.  It is an alcoholic beverage made with fermented fruit juice, mainly from grapes. Wine is a very popular beverage.  There are many vintages of wine in [[Westeros]] and beyond.  Some vintages are vastly superior to others.   
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'''Wine''' is an [[alcohol]]ic beverage made from fermented fruit juice,{{Ref|ACOK|60}}{{Ref|agot|54}} usually grapes. Numerous vintages can be found in the [[known world]], with some vastly superior to others.   
==Vintages of wine==
 
'''Westeros:'''
 
*[[Arbor]] gold
 
*Strongwine
 
*sweet reds from the [[Reach]]
 
*sour reds from [[Dorne]]
 
*strongwine from [[Dorne]]: as dark as blood and as sweet as vengence
 
  
'''Essos and beyond:'''
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==Culture==
*pale [[Pentos]]hi ambers
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Wine is popular among the nobility, whereas the smallfolk generally prefer [[beer]]. Wine is kept in casks and served in flagons. It can be watered down when preferable,{{Ref|asos|75}}{{Ref|AFFC|9}}{{Ref|AFFC|13}}{{Ref|ADWD|2}} e.g. when served to children.{{Ref|ASOS|29}}
*the green nectar of [[Myr]]
 
*[[Smokeberry]] browns <ref> [[A Game of Thrones]], [[A Game of Thrones-Chapter 54|Chapter 54]], Daenerys</ref>
 
*[[Myr]]ish firewine
 
*[[Ghis]]cari wine:  made with small yellow grapes, inferior vintage, leaves a metallic aftertaste
 
*[[Volantis|Volantene]] wine:  sweet
 
*spice wine
 
*wine of the warlocks ([[shade of the evening]])
 
*dreamwine, flavoured with strange spices: from [[Qarth]]
 
*[[w:apricot|apricot]] wine - drunk in [[Meereen]] {{Ref|aDwD|23}}
 
*a golden vintage from the [[Jade Sea]] {{ref|aCoK|40}}  
 
*[[Selhorys]] pale green wine
 
*[[Wine of Courage]]: drunk exclusively by [[Unsullied]]
 
*[[Lys]] makes a red wine and a white wine.
 
*[[w:Persimmon|Persimmon]] wine - popular in [[Slaver's Bay]]
 
  
==References in the books==
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Wine is also used in healthcare. Boiling wine can be used to disinfect wounds prior to binding them up, either by pouring it directly into the wound{{Ref|THK}} like [[firemilk]]{{ref|AGOT|66}} or by using silks drenched in boiling wine.{{Ref|TMK}}
===A Song of Ice and Fire===
 
*The [[Arbor]] is known for making the best wine in [[Westeros]].
 
  
*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}}
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The castle of [[House Celtigar]] on [[Claw Isle]]{{Ref|aSoS|36}} and [[Illyrio's manse|the manse]] of [[Illyrio Mopatis]] in [[Pentos]]{{Ref|ADWD|1}} contain cellars with enough wine to keep a man drunk for a hundred years.
  
*The [[Lazy Eel]] is a winesink in [[White Harbor]] renowned for offering the vilest wine in the city.
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[[Winesink]]s, taverns, inns, and brothels are popular places to drink wine and other [[alcoholic beverages]] in [[Westeros]] and [[Essos]].
  
*[[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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==Known Vintages==
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===Westeros===
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[[File:Robert's Wine CellarJonny Klein.png|thumb|350px|King [[Robert I Baratheon]]'s wine cellar, by Jonny Klein © Fantasy Flight Games]]
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In [[Westeros]], most wines are produced in the south, and the [[Arbor]] is famed for its wines.{{Ref|TWOIAF| The Reach}} The island produces both sweet{{Ref|ACOK|25}} and dry red wines,{{Ref|agot|54}} as well as white wines, the most well known of which is called "[[Arbor gold]]".{{ref|ASOS|19}}{{Ref|ASOS|28}}{{Ref|AFFC|0}}{{Ref|ADWD|1}}{{Ref|ADWD|22}} The private stock of [[Runceford Redwyne]], Lord of the Arbor, is strongwine with a dark purple color, and which is languorous and heady on the tongue.{{Ref|ADWD|1}} Other places in the [[Reach]] produce wines as well, such as sweet reds.{{ref|ADWD|1}} [[Highgarden]] produces [[hippocras]].{{ref|AFFC|17}} [[Lannisport]] has a spiced honey wine.{{ref|FAB|The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne - Policy, Progeny, and Pain}}
  
*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.{{Ref|aDwD|22}}
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The [[Dorne|Dornish]], however, might refer to red wines from the Arbor as "red water".{{Ref|asos|66}} The Dornish produce their own wines, often called "Dornish reds".{{Ref|ADWD|1}} Dornish wines are generally sour,{{Ref|AFFC|17}} though they occasionally can be more rich of taste.{{ref|acok|8}}{{Ref|AGOT|54}}{{Ref|THK}} Strongwines from Dorne are as dark as blood, with a sweet taste.{{Ref|ADWD|38}} At least circa {{Date|212}}, Lord [[Ambrose Butterwell]] was said to have the best wines north of the Arbor.{{Ref|tmk}} On the [[Quiet Isle]] in the [[riverlands]], small, tart grapes grow from which the septry's brothers make drinkable wines.{{Ref|AFFC|13}}
  
*Wine from [[Slaver's Bay]] is thin and pale.  
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At the [[Wall]], the brothers of the [[Night's Watch]] drink hot mulled wine, spiced with cloves and nutmeg.{{Ref|ADWD|49}}
  
*Wine is often stored in skins and casks.  
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===Essos===
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Many of the cities found [[across the narrow sea]] produce their own brands of wine. Among the [[Free Cities]], sweet red wines are produced in [[Lys]] and [[Volantis]].{{ref|AGOT|54}} Lys also produces white wines, whereas the [[Tyroshi]] produce pear brandy.{{ref|AGOT|54}} The nectars of [[Myr]] are pale green,{{ref|AGOT|54}}{{Ref|ADWD|1}} though they also produce Myrish fire wines which can be used to aid digestion.{{Ref|ADWD|5}} The wines of [[Selhorys]] are pale green as well,{{Ref|ADWD|22}}, while the [[Pentos]]hi produce pale ambers.{{Ref|ADWD|1}} Wines from [[Andalos]] taste sour.{{ref|agot|54}}
  
*It is sometimes watered down, for children or at certain times of day.
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The wine from [[Slaver's Bay]] is thin and pale.{{Ref|ADWD|50}} [[Ghiscari]] wine is made with small, pale, yellow grapes,{{Ref|ADWD|2}} and is widely considered to be an inferior vintage{{Ref|ADWD|2}}{{Ref|ADWD|6}} which leaves a metallic aftertaste.{{Ref|aDwD|2}} Other wines include [[w:apricot|apricot]] wine.{{Ref|ADWD|23}}
 
 
*Boiling wine is sometimes poured into wounds to disinfect them.  
 
  
*During her wedding ceremony to [[Khal Drogo]] [[Daenerys Targaryen]] sits in her wedding silks with no one to talk to, nursing a cup of honeyed wine, talking silently to herself.  
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The [[Unsullied]] from [[Astapor]] drink the [[wine of courage]], which numbs them.{{Ref|asos|23}}
  
*As they are breaking their fast in the Queen's Ballroom, the morning of King [[Joffrey Baratheon]]’s wedding, Sansa notices that Tyrion scarce touches his food, though he drinks several cups of wine.
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Further east, other wines can be found. In [[Qarth]], [[dreamwine]] is flavored with strange spices.{{ref|adwd|50}} The [[warlock]]s of Qarth drink the [[shade of the evening]], a thick, blue wine made from inky blue leaves found near the [[House of the Undying]].{{Ref|ACOK|48}} While at first this wine tastes terrible,{{Ref|ACOK|48}}{{Ref|ACOK|29}} it becomes better the more a person drinks.{{Ref|ACOK|48}} If enough shade of the evening is consumed, the drinker's lips turn blue as well.{{Ref|ACOK|27}}{{Ref|ADWD|16}}
  
*[[Sandor Clegane]] tells [[Sansa Stark]] that all a man needs is a flagon of sour red, dark as blood.  Or a woman.
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Unknown vintages can be found in [[Yi Ti]] and [[Asshai]].{{Ref|ADWD|1}} From the [[Jade Sea]] come golden vintages said to taste so fine that all other wines taste like vinegar.{{Ref|ACOK|40}}
  
*[[Elder Brother]] tells [[Brienne]] that his life was writ in red, in blood and wine – until he died in the [[Battle of the Trident]].  
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===Miscellaneous===
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Other wines found in the known world are firewine,{{ref|agot|54}} pepperwine,{{ref|agot|54}} [[w:blackberry|blackberry]] wine, which is sweet and very cloying,{{Ref|ADWD|5}} honeyed wine, [[w:Persimmon|persimmon]] wine from [[Slaver's Bay]]{{Ref|aSoS|27}} green-apple,{{ref|ACOK|11}} and [[smokeberry]] browns.{{ref|AGOT|54}}{{Ref|ADWD|5}}
  
*After her visit to the [[Pureborn]] in the [[Hall of a Thousand Thrones]] [[Daenerys]] and [[Xaro Xhoan Daxos]] drink ruby red-wine from matching goblets of jade and gold.  The wine tastes of pomegranates and hot summer days.
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==History==
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During the [[First Dornish War]], Lord [[House Mertyns|Mertyns]] and his household at [[Mistwood]] were poisoned by a cask of [[Dorne|Dornish]] wine.{{ref|FAB|Reign of the Dragon - The Wars of King Aegon I}}
  
*[[Xaro Xhoan Daxos]] tries to entreat [[Daenerys]] to journey around [[Yi Ti]] to search for the dreaming city of poets, to sip the wine of wisdom from a dead man’s skull. 
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The assassin who cut the throat of Septon [[Moon (septon)|Moon]] outside [[Oldtown]] also brought him poisoned wine.{{ref|FAB|Prince into King - The Ascension of Jaehaerys I}}
  
*During his brief stay at [[Illyrio Mopatis]]’s mance in Pentos [[Tyrion]] notes that there is enough wine in the mance cellar to keep him drunk for a hundred years. The cellar includes a cask of strongwine marked as the private stock of Lord [[Runceford Redwyne]], the grandfather of the [[Paxter Redwyne|present Lord]] of the [[Arbor]] - the taste of it is languorous and heady on the tongue, the colour purple so dark it looks almost black in the dim-lit cellar.
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During the [[Dance of the Dragons]], the [[Caltrops]] intended to murder Ser [[Ulf White]] by poisoning his wine. When Ulf became suspicious of Ser [[Hobert Hightower]], Hobert agreed to drink from the same [[Arbor gold]] as Ulf. Both died from the poisoned wine.{{ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - Rhaenyra Overthrown}} King [[Aegon II Targaryen]] died from drinking poisoned [[Arbor red]].{{ref|FAB|The Dying of the Dragons - The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II}}
  
*[[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. {{Ref|aDwD|5}}
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After hurting Queen [[Cersei Lannister]] while having sex with her in the early years of their marriage, King [[Robert I Baratheon]] blamed his behavior on wine.{{ref|AFFC|32}}
  
*During a [[finger dance]] with [[Qarl]] the Maid one of [[Eldred Codd]]'s fingers lands in [[Ralf (Limper)|Ralf the Limper]]’s wine cup. {{Ref|affc|18}}
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==Recent Events==
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===''A Game of Thrones''===
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[[File:Ours-is-the-fury-art.jpg|thumb|350px|King [[Robert I Baratheon]] in his cups, by Joshua Cairós © Fantasy Flight Games]]
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Lord [[Jon Arryn]], [[Hand of the King]], is murdered by his own wife, Lady [[Lysa Arryn]], who poisons Jon's wine with the [[tears of Lys]].{{Ref|AGOT|2}}{{Ref|ASOS|80}}
  
*During [[Victarion Greyjoy]]’s feast [[Asha Greyjoy]] helps herself unasked to [[Nute]] the Barber’s wine. Nute raises no objection; he had passed out drunk some time ago.  {{Ref|affc|18}}
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Ser [[Jorah Mormont]] saves Princess [[Daenerys Targaryen]] from an attempted poisoning, by stopping her from drinking poisonous wine.{{Ref|AGOT|54}}
  
*While journeying in [[Illyrio]]’s litter [[Tyrion]] drinks blackberry wine so sweet that it draws more flies then honey.  
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[[Lancel Lannister]] provides King [[Robert I Baratheon]] with fortified wine, three times as strong as usual.{{ref|acok|3}} The king is mortally wounded fighting a [[boar]] in the [[kingswood]].{{Ref|AGOT|47}}
*[[Daenerys]] nibbles on flatbread, olives, figs and cheese and sips from a cup of watered wine during her audience in the hall of the [[Great Pyramid]].  The wine leaves a tart metallic aftertaste in her mouth. {{Ref|aDwD|2}}
 
  
*[[Elder Brother]] told [[Brienne]] that [[the Hound]] drank to drown his pain in a sea of wine. {{Ref|aFfC|31}}  
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===''A Clash of Kings''===
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In order to temporarily eliminate his sister, Queen [[Cersei Lannister]], for a few days, [[Tyrion Lannister]] eventually resorts to poisoning her wine.{{Ref|acok|25}}
  
*When [[Kevan Lannister]] tells [[Cersei Lannister]] that she is as unfit a mother as she is as a ruler she throws a cup of red wine in his face.  
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Daenerys visits the [[Pureborn]] of [[Qarth]]. While the Pureborn are notorious for offering poisoned wine to those they consider dangerous, she is not even offered a cup of water.{{Ref|aCoK|40}}
  
*[[Penny]] throws a cup of gold wine [[Tyrion]]’s face aboard the [[Selaesori Qhoran]] when she is still blames him for the death of her brother [[Oppo]].  
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===''A Storm of Swords''===
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King [[Joffrey Baratheon|Joffrey I Baratheon]] is killed at his own [[Purple Wedding|wedding feast]] by drinking poisoned wine.{{Ref|ASOS|60}}{{Ref|asos|61}} His uncle, [[Tyrion Lannister]], is arrested for the crime.{{Ref|ASOS|60}}{{Ref|ASOS|66}}
  
*The [[Pureborn]] are notorious for offering poisoned wine to those they consider dangerous{{Ref|aCoK|40}}  
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===''A Feast for Crows''===
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[[File:Kate Laird Cersei's Attendant.jpg|thumb|[[Cersei Lannister]]'s attendant pours a cup of wine, by Kate Laird © Fantasy Flight Games]]
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Ser [[Jaime Lannister]] observes that his sister, Queen Regent Cersei, frequently has flagons of wine available, although she had criticized King Robert for his drinking when he was alive.{{ref|AFFC|16}}
  
*In [[Astapor]], while attempting to buy [[Unsullied]], [[Dany]] sits in her [[Qartheen gown]] sipping tart persimmon wine from a tall silver flute trying to keep her face blank and ignorant while the [[Good Masters]] confer amongst themselves in low voices. {{Ref|aSoS|27}}
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===''A Dance with Dragons''===
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When travelling towards [[Meereen]] in secret, Prince [[Quentyn Martell]] and his companions, [[Gerris Drinkwater]] and [[Archibald Yronwood]] pretend to be merchants looking to sell their Dornish wine.{{Ref|ADWD|6}}
  
*[[Bloodbeard]] has a prodigious appetite for wine.
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The [[giant]] [[Wun Weg Wun Dar Wun]] takes a liking to wine after trying it at [[Castle Black]].{{ref|ADWD|44}}
  
* Lady [[Nymeria Sand]]'s lips are wine-red.  
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During his journey through [[Essos]], Tyrion learns that Lord [[Varys]] swapped Prince [[Aegon Targaryen (son of Rhaegar)|Aegon Targaryen]] with [[pisswater prince|an infant]] whose features resembled Aegon close enough, preventing Aegon from being killed during the [[Sack of King's Landing]] during [[Robert's Rebellion]]. According to Aegon, Varys had purchased the child who had died in his stead by trading him for a jug of [[Arbor gold]].{{Ref|aDwD|22}}
  
* In the brothel in [[Selhorys]] Tyrion opts for the slave-[[whore]] with tight red curls upon her head.  He says to the proprietor ''“I’ll have a flagon too.  Red wine with red flesh.”'' {{Ref|aDwD|22}}
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==Quotes==
 
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{{quote|[[Ale]], [[mead]], and wine all featured in the evening's frolics, and [[Viserra Targaryen|Viserra]] partook eagerly.{{ref|FAB|The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne - Policy, Progency, and Pain}}|writings of [[Gyldayn]]}}
*Seamen are the worst gossips in the world when the wine is flowing.
 
  
*At the [[Wall]] the [[Night's Watch|black brothers]] drink hot mulled wine, spiced with cloves and nutmeg.
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{{Quote|I mean to sail to [[Westeros]] and drink the wine of vengeance from the skull of the [[Robert I Baratheon|Usurper]].{{Ref|aCoK|40}}|[[Daenerys Targaryen]] to [[Xaro Xhoan Daxos]]}}
  
*Lord [[Torghen Flint]] journeys to the [[Wall]] to attend the wedding of [[Alys Karstark]] and [[Sigorn]] the [[Magnar]] of [[Thenn]] and enjoys the southern wine at the feast. 
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{{quote|I'd skin you alive for a cup of wine, girl.{{ref|ASOS|74}}|[[Sandor Clegane]] to [[Arya Stark]]}}
  
*[[Wun Weg Wun Dar Wun]] takes a gigantic liking to wine after first tasting it at [[Castle Black]].
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{{Quote|You see the wonders than can be worked with lies and [[Arbor gold]]?{{Ref|AFFC|10}}|[[Petyr Baelish]] to [[Sansa Stark]]}}
  
*[[Hizdahr zo Loraq]] has developed a taste for [[Arbor]] gold and sweet red.
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{{quote|Will you take a cup of Lord [[Humfrey Hewett|Hewett's]] wine? There's no wine half so sweet as wine taken from a beaten foe.{{ref|AFFC|29}}|[[Euron Greyjoy]] to [[Victarion Greyjoy]]}}
  
==Quotes==
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{{Quote|The world is full of wine.{{Ref|aDwD|1}}|[[Tyrion Lannister]] to himself}}
{{Quote| The world is full of wine.{{Ref|aDwD|1}}}} – [[Tyrion Lannister]]
 
  
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{{Quote|Japes are one way to keep the fear away. Wine's another.<ref>''[[The Winds of Winter]]'', Tyrion II</ref>|[[Tyrion Lannister]] to [[Penny]]}}
  
{{Quote|I mean to sail to [[Westeros]] and drink the wine of vengeance from the skull of the [[Usurper]].{{Ref|aCoK|40}} }} - [[Daenerys Targaryen]]
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==External Links==
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*[http://www.lastwordonnothing.com/2012/12/10/guest-post-the-wine-grapes-of-westeros/ The Wine Grapes of Westeros]
  
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==References==
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{{references}}
  
{{Quote|You see the wonders than can be worked with lies and Arbor gold? {{Ref|AFFC|10}}}} -  Lord [[Petyr Baelish]], to [[Sansa Stark]]
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{{Drinks}}
 
 
== External Links ==
 
 
 
[http://www.lastwordonnothing.com/2012/12/10/guest-post-the-wine-grapes-of-westeros/ The Wine Grapes of Westeros]
 
==References and Notes==
 
{{references}}
 
  
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[[Category:Drinks]]

Latest revision as of 17:10, 22 November 2019

A Gift of Arbor Red, by Nicholas Gregory © Fantasy Flight Games

Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented fruit juice,[1][2] usually grapes. Numerous vintages can be found in the known world, with some vastly superior to others.

Culture

Wine is popular among the nobility, whereas the smallfolk generally prefer beer. Wine is kept in casks and served in flagons. It can be watered down when preferable,[3][4][5][6] e.g. when served to children.[7]

Wine is also used in healthcare. Boiling wine can be used to disinfect wounds prior to binding them up, either by pouring it directly into the wound[8] like firemilk[9] or by using silks drenched in boiling wine.[10]

The castle of House Celtigar on Claw Isle[11] and the manse of Illyrio Mopatis in Pentos[12] contain cellars with enough wine to keep a man drunk for a hundred years.

Winesinks, taverns, inns, and brothels are popular places to drink wine and other alcoholic beverages in Westeros and Essos.

Known Vintages

Westeros

King Robert I Baratheon's wine cellar, by Jonny Klein © Fantasy Flight Games

In Westeros, most wines are produced in the south, and the Arbor is famed for its wines.[13] The island produces both sweet[14] and dry red wines,[2] as well as white wines, the most well known of which is called "Arbor gold".[15][16][17][12][18] The private stock of Runceford Redwyne, Lord of the Arbor, is strongwine with a dark purple color, and which is languorous and heady on the tongue.[12] Other places in the Reach produce wines as well, such as sweet reds.[12] Highgarden produces hippocras.[19] Lannisport has a spiced honey wine.[20]

The Dornish, however, might refer to red wines from the Arbor as "red water".[21] The Dornish produce their own wines, often called "Dornish reds".[12] Dornish wines are generally sour,[19] though they occasionally can be more rich of taste.[22][2][8] Strongwines from Dorne are as dark as blood, with a sweet taste.[23] At least circa 212 AC, Lord Ambrose Butterwell was said to have the best wines north of the Arbor.[10] On the Quiet Isle in the riverlands, small, tart grapes grow from which the septry's brothers make drinkable wines.[5]

At the Wall, the brothers of the Night's Watch drink hot mulled wine, spiced with cloves and nutmeg.[24]

Essos

Many of the cities found across the narrow sea produce their own brands of wine. Among the Free Cities, sweet red wines are produced in Lys and Volantis.[2] Lys also produces white wines, whereas the Tyroshi produce pear brandy.[2] The nectars of Myr are pale green,[2][12] though they also produce Myrish fire wines which can be used to aid digestion.[25] The wines of Selhorys are pale green as well,[18], while the Pentoshi produce pale ambers.[12] Wines from Andalos taste sour.[2]

The wine from Slaver's Bay is thin and pale.[26] Ghiscari wine is made with small, pale, yellow grapes,[6] and is widely considered to be an inferior vintage[6][27] which leaves a metallic aftertaste.[6] Other wines include apricot wine.[28]

The Unsullied from Astapor drink the wine of courage, which numbs them.[29]

Further east, other wines can be found. In Qarth, dreamwine is flavored with strange spices.[26] The warlocks of Qarth drink the shade of the evening, a thick, blue wine made from inky blue leaves found near the House of the Undying.[30] While at first this wine tastes terrible,[30][31] it becomes better the more a person drinks.[30] If enough shade of the evening is consumed, the drinker's lips turn blue as well.[32][33]

Unknown vintages can be found in Yi Ti and Asshai.[12] From the Jade Sea come golden vintages said to taste so fine that all other wines taste like vinegar.[34]

Miscellaneous

Other wines found in the known world are firewine,[2] pepperwine,[2] blackberry wine, which is sweet and very cloying,[25] honeyed wine, persimmon wine from Slaver's Bay[35] green-apple,[36] and smokeberry browns.[2][25]

History

During the First Dornish War, Lord Mertyns and his household at Mistwood were poisoned by a cask of Dornish wine.[37]

The assassin who cut the throat of Septon Moon outside Oldtown also brought him poisoned wine.[38]

During the Dance of the Dragons, the Caltrops intended to murder Ser Ulf White by poisoning his wine. When Ulf became suspicious of Ser Hobert Hightower, Hobert agreed to drink from the same Arbor gold as Ulf. Both died from the poisoned wine.[39] King Aegon II Targaryen died from drinking poisoned Arbor red.[40]

After hurting Queen Cersei Lannister while having sex with her in the early years of their marriage, King Robert I Baratheon blamed his behavior on wine.[41]

Recent Events

A Game of Thrones

King Robert I Baratheon in his cups, by Joshua Cairós © Fantasy Flight Games

Lord Jon Arryn, Hand of the King, is murdered by his own wife, Lady Lysa Arryn, who poisons Jon's wine with the tears of Lys.[42][43]

Ser Jorah Mormont saves Princess Daenerys Targaryen from an attempted poisoning, by stopping her from drinking poisonous wine.[2]

Lancel Lannister provides King Robert I Baratheon with fortified wine, three times as strong as usual.[44] The king is mortally wounded fighting a boar in the kingswood.[45]

A Clash of Kings

In order to temporarily eliminate his sister, Queen Cersei Lannister, for a few days, Tyrion Lannister eventually resorts to poisoning her wine.[14]

Daenerys visits the Pureborn of Qarth. While the Pureborn are notorious for offering poisoned wine to those they consider dangerous, she is not even offered a cup of water.[34]

A Storm of Swords

King Joffrey I Baratheon is killed at his own wedding feast by drinking poisoned wine.[46][47] His uncle, Tyrion Lannister, is arrested for the crime.[46][21]

A Feast for Crows

Cersei Lannister's attendant pours a cup of wine, by Kate Laird © Fantasy Flight Games

Ser Jaime Lannister observes that his sister, Queen Regent Cersei, frequently has flagons of wine available, although she had criticized King Robert for his drinking when he was alive.[48]

A Dance with Dragons

When travelling towards Meereen in secret, Prince Quentyn Martell and his companions, Gerris Drinkwater and Archibald Yronwood pretend to be merchants looking to sell their Dornish wine.[27]

The giant Wun Weg Wun Dar Wun takes a liking to wine after trying it at Castle Black.[49]

During his journey through Essos, Tyrion learns that Lord Varys swapped Prince Aegon Targaryen with an infant whose features resembled Aegon close enough, preventing Aegon from being killed during the Sack of King's Landing during Robert's Rebellion. According to Aegon, Varys had purchased the child who had died in his stead by trading him for a jug of Arbor gold.[18]

Quotes

Ale, mead, and wine all featured in the evening's frolics, and Viserra partook eagerly.[50]

—writings of Gyldayn

I mean to sail to Westeros and drink the wine of vengeance from the skull of the Usurper.[34]

I'd skin you alive for a cup of wine, girl.[51]

You see the wonders than can be worked with lies and Arbor gold?[52]

Will you take a cup of Lord Hewett's wine? There's no wine half so sweet as wine taken from a beaten foe.[53]

The world is full of wine.[12]

Tyrion Lannister to himself

Japes are one way to keep the fear away. Wine's another.[54]

External Links

References

  1. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 60, Sansa VI.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 A Game of Thrones, Chapter 54, Daenerys VI.
  3. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 75, Samwell IV.
  4. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 9, Brienne II.
  5. 5.0 5.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 13, The Soiled Knight.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 2, Daenerys I.
  7. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 29, Arya V.
  8. 8.0 8.1 The Hedge Knight.
  9. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 66, Bran VII.
  10. 10.0 10.1 The Mystery Knight.
  11. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 36, Davos IV.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 12.3 12.4 12.5 12.6 12.7 12.8 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 1, Tyrion I.
  13. The World of Ice & Fire, The Reach.
  14. 14.0 14.1 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 25, Tyrion VI.
  15. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 19, Tyrion III.
  16. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 28, Sansa III.
  17. A Feast for Crows, Prologue.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 22, Tyrion VI.
  19. 19.0 19.1 A Feast for Crows, Chapter 17, Cersei IV.
  20. Fire & Blood, The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne - Policy, Progeny, and Pain.
  21. 21.0 21.1 A Storm of Swords, Chapter 66, Tyrion IX.
  22. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 8, Tyrion II.
  23. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 38, The Watcher.
  24. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 49, Jon X.
  25. 25.0 25.1 25.2 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 5, Tyrion II.
  26. 26.0 26.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 50, Daenerys VIII.
  27. 27.0 27.1 A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 6, The Merchant's Man.
  28. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 23, Daenerys IV.
  29. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 23, Daenerys II.
  30. 30.0 30.1 30.2 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 48, Daenerys IV.
  31. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 29, Tyrion VII.
  32. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 27, Daenerys II.
  33. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 16, Daenerys III.
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 A Clash of Kings, Chapter 40, Daenerys III.
  35. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 27, Daenerys III.
  36. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 11, Theon I.
  37. Fire & Blood, Reign of the Dragon - The Wars of King Aegon I.
  38. Fire & Blood, Prince into King - The Ascension of Jaehaerys I.
  39. Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - Rhaenyra Overthrown.
  40. Fire & Blood, The Dying of the Dragons - The Short, Sad Reign of Aegon II.
  41. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 32, Cersei VII.
  42. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 2, Catelyn I.
  43. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 80, Sansa VII.
  44. A Clash of Kings, Chapter 3, Tyrion I.
  45. A Game of Thrones, Chapter 47, Eddard XIII.
  46. 46.0 46.1 A Storm of Swords, Chapter 60, Tyrion VIII.
  47. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 61, Sansa V.
  48. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 16, Jaime II.
  49. A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 44, Jon IX.
  50. Fire & Blood, The Long Reign - Jaehaerys and Alysanne - Policy, Progency, and Pain.
  51. A Storm of Swords, Chapter 74, Arya XIII.
  52. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 10, Sansa I.
  53. A Feast for Crows, Chapter 29, The Reaver.
  54. The Winds of Winter, Tyrion II