Sotheby’s is auctioning the world’s largest bottle of wine tomorrow:
On November 20th Sotheby’s auction of Finest and Rarest Wines will include The World’s Largest Bottle of Wine, which holds over 173 standard bottles – the equivalent of 1200 glasses – of wine. The creation of this gigantic Bordeaux-style bottle of 2001 Beringer Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, was conceived by Beringer Vineyards & Morton’s, The Steakhouse, and is to be soldto benefit Share Our Strength, one of the nation’s leading anti-hunger organizations. A sister bottle will make a coast-to-coast tour of 27 of the 61 Morton’s restaurants in the United States, celebrating the restaurant’s 25th anniversary. This masterpiece of glassmaking art was certified by Guinness World Records and measures 4.5′ tall and 4.5′ around.
The current bid is $26,000; straws not included.