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.
Vintages of wine
- Arbor gold
- sweet reds from the Reach
- sour reds from Dorne
- strongwine from Dorne: as dark as blood and as sweet as vengence
Essos and beyond:
- pale Pentoshi ambers
- the green nectar of Myr
- Smokeberry browns 
- Myrish firewine
- Ghiscari wine: made with small yellow grapes, inferior vintage, leaves a metallic aftertaste
- Volantene wine: sweet
- spice wine
- wine of the warlocks (shade of the evening)
- dreamwine, flavoured with strange spices: from Qarth
- apricot wine - drunk in Meereen 
- a golden vintage from the Jade Sea 
- Selhorys pale green wine
- Wine of Courage: drunk exclusively by Unsullied
- Lys makes a red wine and a white wine.
- Persimmon wine - popular in Slaver's Bay
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. 
- 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.
- Wine from Slaver's Bay is thin and pale.
- Wine is often stored in skins and casks.
- It is sometimes watered down, for children or at certain times of day.
- 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.
- 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.
- Sandor Clegane tells Sansa Stark that all a man needs is a flagon of sour red, dark as blood. Or a woman.
- Elder Brother tells Brienne that his life was writ in red, in blood and wine – until he died in the Battle of the Trident.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 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.
- 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. 
- During a finger dance with Qarl the Maid one of Eldred Codd's fingers lands in Ralf the Limper’s wine cup. 
- 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. 
- While journeying in Illyrio’s litter Tyrion drinks blackberry wine so sweet that it draws more flies then honey.
- 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. 
- 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.
- 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.
- 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. 
- Bloodbeard has a prodigious appetite for wine.
- Lady Nymeria Sand's lips are wine-red.
- 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.” 
- Seamen are the worst gossips in the world when the wine is flowing.
- 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.
The world is full of wine.
You see the wonders than can be worked with lies and Arbor gold? 
References and Notes
- A Game of Thrones, Chapter 54, Daenerys
- A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 23, Daenerys IV.
- A Clash of Kings, Chapter 40, Daenerys III.
- A Storm of Swords, Chapter 36, Davos IV.
- A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 22, Tyrion VI.
- A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 5, Tyrion II.
- A Feast for Crows, Chapter 18, The Iron Captain.
- A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 2, Daenerys I.
- A Feast for Crows, Chapter 31, Brienne VI.
- A Storm of Swords, Chapter 27, Daenerys III.
- A Dance with Dragons, Chapter 1, Tyrion I.
- A Feast for Crows, Chapter 10, Sansa I.