According to Ovid Galatea was a beautiful sea nymph, in love with Aci, a young shepherd of whom she was also the lover, but also the object of desire of the Cyclops Polyphemus. The latter, finding the two in a love situation, took by jealousy killed him.
The nymph, grief-stricken, turned his blood to be able to keep alive their feeling of love. A character of the mythology tied up to the myth of Polyphemus, that will recur. Just like the bewitching nymph, Galatea is elegant and seductive, perfect for a refined wine cellar.