Vessels for the storage of wine and other alcoholic beverages have existed since they were produced. Already the Egyptian they knew that glassmaking and used in addition to clay jugs and glass bottles. In the antiquity were mainly in Greece and Rome amphorae made of clay, which were coated inside with resin. The Romans were as closure already the cork used. But bronze vessels were also used in antiquity; In 1952, in the grave of a Burgundian princess, a 1.64 meter high bronze vessel was found, which was used for a wine transport from Greece. Various containers for storage or drinking vessels were among others kantharos.