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Wine: Celebration and Ceremony

June 4, 1985 – October 13, 1985

Museum: Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Location: 1st Floor

See more than 350 objects in a major exhibition that documents the impact of wine on the history of design. Objects range from Greek and Roman drinking vessels to contemporary wine glasses and include master prints, illuminated manuscripts, posters, labels, and other advertising materials. One section is devoted to viniculture, the harvesting and pressing of the grape, and wine storage vessels; another section explores the history of the wine bottle.