Here at VinePair, we’ve always felt there was a direct connection between wine and creative juices. Heck, we even made an infographic about it!

Zelda Sydney is a cartoonist whose work we fell in love with the moment we saw it. Her take on wine over at her site The Illustrated Wine is a playful and fun exploration of one of the world’s most intimidating beverages. So we asked Zelda, how does wine influence your creativity? Here’s her answer:

Wine Creativity Cartoon

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Zelda Sydney is a published writer finishing a WSET Diploma. Her illustrated wine work is at The Illustrated Wine.