Of course in October !! After crushing the wine grapes, harvested in September here in Catalonia. 1month enough for a fine young wine!!!
The woman is definitely a uni lecturer. So, after a month since the start of the study year - she drowns her sorrow in the wine bottle. (True story, once a Physics lecturer told me)
Sounds like "octo". It's robot voice missing a syllable, or is that right?