1 Answer. He said it once in Season 6 Episode 2, Home: Tyrion Lannister: Dragons do not do well in captivity.
I drink and I know things.” Tyrion Lannister .
Quote by Tyrion Lannister: “That’s what I do. I drink, and I know things ”
Tyrion’s drinking is part of him trying to cope with his entire world having fallen apart in ASOS, the rejection and vile contempt he faced from every side despite saving King’s Landing, the bitter revelations about Tysha, Jaime, Shae and most of all Tywin and ultimately himself for having killed his father.
Tyrion Lannister The hedonistic Tyrion has a taste for wine and women, but he’s arguably the shrewdest player in King’s Landing. Pair Tyrion’s penchant for earthly delights with fleshy reds, rich in velvety and supple tannins. Look no further than Bordeaux’s regal Right Bank chateaus.
In spite of his death sentence, Tyrion does not die in the Game of Thrones finale. Instead, he manages to talk Jon Snow into assassinating Daenerys and is eventually pardoned by Westeros’ new king, Bran Stark (who is now called Bran the Broken, as if that’s a complimentary title).
Peter Dinklage , (born June 11, 1969, Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.), American actor who was perhaps best known for his role as Tyrion Lannister , a humane and clever dwarf with a penchant for debauchery, on the HBO television show Game of Thrones (2011–19).
The commoners drank beer, because it was cheap and easy to make. Only the nobility or rich could afford wine. The majority of characters in the series are rich/nobility. Also, the biggest drinkers (Robert, Cercei, Tyrion ) tend to be the ones who have the most idle time.