30 May '13, 8pm
Armand de Brignac Dynastie Champagne Collection Sells For $501K
How much would you pay for a Armand de Brignac Brut Gold collection featuring one especially massive bottle of champagne? What if that bottle was so big you needed two buddies to help you hold it? Does £330,000 (around $501,798) sound about right? That's exactly how much Charles Shaker, a British entrepreneur and business advisor to the affluent, paid last weekend during a party for the Monaco Grand Prix. The collection sale, titled the Armand de Brignac Dynastie collection, occurred at the Billionaire Club in Monaco during the Armand de Brignac Gold Party. According to the brand, the rare assortment consisted of nine "Ace of Spades" Brut Gold bottle sizes and every bottle format, including the normal 750ml bottle and the world-world record breaking 30L Midas. The entire collection amounts to 109 standard 75cl bottles and required 12 staff to carry them throughout the club...