May 3, 2018 – 5:30 pm

Workshop: Wines of Ancient Rome

5:30–8:30 p.m.


5:30 p.m. tour at the Frist
6:45 p.m. tasting at City Winery (609 Lafayette Street, Nashville)
$65 members; $75 not-yet-members (gallery admission, parking validation, and tasting samples included)


Join us for this unique workshop, which will give you a glimpse into the origins and culture of Roman wine. The evening will begin at the Frist, where participants will tour Rome: City and Empire, the exhibition of treasures from the British Museum’s collections. You will then head over to City Winery to taste and compare ingredients while you learn about ancient Roman winemaking techniques and recipes—some still in use today.

Drinking horn (ancient Syria or Palestine), 50–100 CE. Glass, 4 3/8 x 8 x 2 1/2 in. The British Museum, 1872,0726.1. © The Trustees of the British Museum


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