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Magazine Archives: Dec. 31, 2001

Wine Artifacts From Ancient Iran

Ceramics dating to the fifth millennium B.C. testify to wine's deep cultural roots in the Middle East
Issue: December 31, 2001

The Brooklyn Museum of Art's "Wit and Wine" exhibition—which features 45 ancient Iranian, mostly wine-related ceramics—is a tantalizing glimpse into the very distant past, and a golden opportunity to study the tremendous depth of a segment of ancient Middle Eastern art and culture.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands December 31, 2001.

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