With eager steps, the apprentice
follows the master, watching and
learning with each step. Ingredients
are gathered and gently prepared
for the elixir. Carefully, the master
guides his young apprentice to
combine them all together,
but it is the master who adds the
magical final ingredient.
Bubbling and fizzing and fermenting.
The glass vessel is placed in a cool dark
location to be tended occasionally.
The apprentice checks daily and is
fascinated to watch magic at work.
Eventually, the potion is completed.
Master and apprentice share the
potion, raising their glasses together
and giving thanks to the gods.
Magical and intoxicating wine;
a new master vintner is in the making.