There are few things that I love more than a movie or TV-themed drinking game. However, I don’t usually take the time to theme my drinks appropriately. Well, that’s all changed now that some Game of Thrones uber fans have created a line of Westeros wines for our preordering pleasure. From the website, Wines of Westeros,
A mind needs wine as a sword needs a whetstone. Whether it’s a bottle from beyond the wall or a case from the cellars of the Iron Bank, keep your mind fit for the death of summer with the lion’s share of vino. Have a wench fetch a goblet, reject all wedding invitations and settle down for a long, harsh winter.
12 houses. 12 temptations. Where does your loyalty lie?
Yes, each house has its own wine (with a pithy write-up to boot). Jane Burhop of Common Venture, the agency behind the wines, describes the reasoning behind the choices, saying “The reds are all associated with the houses that are head strong and robust. The whites on the other hand are more cunning, perceptive and mysterious.” The people over at the wine web site Vine Pair have created this fantastic wine map to show the origins. Head to their site for a larger version.
The first rule in the Game of Thrones Drinking Game: Whenever Cersei gives bitch face…
Vivian Kane is hereby calling that all Buzzfeed “Which GoT character are you?” quizzes be replaced with a blind wine taste test.