Alcohol in Iran

According to Islam, it is forbidden to enjoy alcohol at all, no matter in what form. It is forbidden to have alcoholic food or beverage, to trade with alcohol, and to serve alcohol. Entering Iran after enjoying alcohol is forbidden. It is possible to get non-alcoholic beverages almost all over the country

Importing, selling, distributing, or consuming alcohol in Iran is a sever offence punishable by long prison sentences. The only exception to this law is with regards to local Iranian religious minorities (this does not include foreign nationals)..