I'm a bit puzzled by this

Does anyone have any idea why installing "wine" would want to remove so many other packages??

> sudo apt --simulate install wine

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  brasero-cdrkit dvdauthor folks-common gconf-service gconf-service-backend
  gconf2 gconf2-common geoip-database gir1.2-champlain-0.12 gir1.2-clutter-1.0
  gir1.2-cogl-1.0 gir1.2-coglpango-1.0 gir1.2-geoclue-2.0
  gir1.2-geocodeglib-1.0 gir1.2-gfbgraph-0.2 gir1.2-gtkchamplain-0.12
  gir1.2-gtkclutter-1.0 gir1.2-gweather-3.0 gir1.2-json-1.0 gir1.2-rest-0.7
  gparted-common libamd2 libbabl-0.1-0 libcamd2 libccolamd2
  libchamplain-0.12-0 libchamplain-gtk-0.12-0 libcholmod3 libde265-0
  libevent-2.1-7 libexporter-tiny-perl libfile-readbackwards-perl libfltk1.3
  libfm-extra4 libfolks-eds25 libfolks25 libgconf-2-4 libgegl-0.4-0
  libgegl-common libgeoip1 libgexiv2-2 libgfbgraph-0.2-0 libgimp2.0
  libgmime-3.0-0 libgtkglext1 libgtkmm-2.4-1v5 libhd21 libheif1
  libhttp-parser2.9 libilmbase24 liblist-moreutils-perl libmbedcrypto3
  libmbedtls12 libmbedx509-0 libmenu-cache-bin libmessaging-menu0 libmetis5
  libminizip1 libmypaint-common libnatpmp1 libnetaddr-ip-perl libopenexr24
  libostree-1-1 libpangox-1.0-0 libregexp-assemble-perl libsigsegv2
  libtracker-sparql-2.0-0 libumfpack5 libx86emu2 lightpad
  linux-headers-5.4.0-80 nautilus-extension-brasero transmission-common
  xdg-desktop-portal xdg-desktop-portal-gtk
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
  fonts-wine libfaudio0 libgpg-error-l10n libstb0 libvkd3d1 libwine wine64
Suggested packages:
  cups-bsd gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad q4wine winbind winetricks playonlinux
  wine-binfmt dosbox exe-thumbnailer | kio-extras wine64-preloader
Recommended packages:
  libcapi20-3 libodbc1 libosmesa6 wine32
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  aha anydesk apt-file balena-etcher-electron bat brasero brltty
  budgie-clipboard-applet budgie-lightpad-applet chkservice cups-bsd dropbox
  filters flatpak gawk geary geoip-bin gimp gnome-mahjongg gnome-maps go-mtpfs
  google-chrome-stable gparted htop hwinfo inetutils-traceroute inputattach
  kerneloops libapt-pkg-perl libc6-dbg libfltk-images1.3 libgit2-28
  libmenu-cache3 libmng2 libmypaint-1.5-1 libpcre2-32-0 libytnef0
  linux-headers-5.4.0-80-generic mesa-utils ncftp nitrogen nmon nxproxy
  openbox-menu procinfo ripgrep seahorse sg3-utils smartmontools sqlite3
  thunderbird tig tigervnc-standalone-server tigervnc-viewer tint2 tmux
  transmission-gtk ubuntu-budgie-desktop whowatch x2goclient zsys
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  fonts-wine libfaudio0 libgpg-error-l10n libstb0 libvkd3d1 libwine wine
0 upgraded, 8 newly installed, 61 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
I imagine this must be some kind of bug?? I don't remember "wine" doing this before ...