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.