In Macedonia, the long tradition of decorating wine vessels with themes inspired from wine continued after the time of Alexander the Great but a new element appeared: the art of “wine” mosaics, with Dionysus riding the sacred panther being the most characteristic representation of such mosaics (around 275 BC). The cult of Dionysus also continued, as did the Macedonian symposia, where wines mainly from northern Greece such as Mendeos, Vivlinos, Ismarikos, and Thassios were consumed.