Category | Wine, Spirits & Liquids

Chateau Margaux 1787 insured at an eye popping amount of $225,000

Chateau Margaux 1787 insured at an eye popping amount of $225,000

By Bhavesh Bhatia on January 04, 2012Comments (0)

An exclusive bottle of a vintage wine from the wine region of Bordeaux, Chateau Margaux 1787 was insured at an eye popping amount of $225,000 in 1989 when one of these wine bottles was accidentally broken in the Four Season Hotel by a waiter. At that time, this vintage liquor was part of the collection […] read more»

Chocolaty zest in Vosne Romanee Cros Parantoux

Chocolaty zest in Vosne Romanee Cros Parantoux

By Bhavesh Bhatia on January 02, 2012Comments (0)

Premier Cru vineyards Burgundy grow the best variety of grapes, Pinot Noir to make Vosne Romanee Cros Parantoux – the most exclusive brand adored by every wine connoisseur. Henri Jayer was the renowned vintner from France who started this brand in 1950. Since then, the brand is highly valued by wine lovers worldwide. The elegance […] read more»

100 year old Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck fished out from the sea bed of the Gulf of Finland

100 year old Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck fished out from the sea bed of the Gulf of Finland

By Bhavesh Bhatia on December 27, 2011Comments (0)

$275,000 for a bottle of shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck – this is the astounding amount that was paid for the last bottle sold of this exclusive champagne from the Heidsieck vineyard. Many wine lovers will highlight the word ‘shipwrecked’ in its name. There is a elegant history behind its name. In 1916, a set of 2000 […] read more»

6 magnums of 1992 Screaming Eagle Wine for $500,000

6 magnums of 1992 Screaming Eagle Wine for $500,000

By Bhavesh Bhatia on December 24, 2011Comments (0)

Screaming Eagle is the darling of Napa Valley, and is a highly appreciated name and expensive liquor among cult wines. In 2008, half a dozen magnums of this Napa Valley darling were auctioned for $500,000. The name is not very old because it started in 1986 with a glorious beginning. Only a few years later […] read more»

1990 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Burgandy auctioned for $297,400 in Hong Kong

1990 Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Burgandy auctioned for $297,400 in Hong Kong

By Bhavesh Bhatia on December 21, 2011Comments (0)

A prestigious name in the world of red wine, Romanée-Conti spreads its empire over 1.8 hectares of area along the southern boundary of Richebourg to produce some of the magnificent and exclusive wines on earth. The main variety of grapes that are grown here are Pinot Nair. Wines prepared from this variety of grapes are […] read more»

1947 Chateau Cheval Blanc costs $304,375

1947 Chateau Cheval Blanc costs $304,375

By Bhavesh Bhatia on December 17, 2011Comments (1)

Since 1830, Chateau Cheval Blanc has been a famous name in the world of wine. This estate is situated in the Pomerol area of Bordeaux where 37 hectares of vineyards are maintained to grow selected grapes and berries which are fermented and matured to produce this exclusive wine. Starting from 1947, the years 1948, 1949, […] read more»

Celebration of Second World War with Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945

Celebration of Second World War with Chateau Mouton-Rothschild 1945

By Bhavesh Bhatia on December 15, 2011Comments (0)

In 1995, one 5l bottle of this vintage wine was auctioned at a cost of $31,050 in America which was among the highest amounts paid for a rare wine in recent years. This exclusive wine from France was bottled by the end of Second World War and so the label on this vintage wine bottle […] read more»

1811 Chateau d’Yquem sold at £75,000 in 2011

1811 Chateau d’Yquem sold at £75,000 in 2011

By Erin Silverman on December 09, 2011Comments (0)

Considered an exclusive and highly valued wine of Bordeaux, this 200 year old wine, 1811 Chateau d’Yquem was again in the news headlines this year when private collector and wine connoisseur, Christian Vanneque bought it in July at a cost of £75,000 to celebrate the establishment of his new restaurant in Bali, SIP Sunset Grill. […] read more»