An anonymous richie rich brought in the first day of 2011 with the world’s largest champagne bottle
This New Year’s Eve saw the selling of the world’s largest bottle of champagne, it was bought by an anonymous high-roller for $100,000. The 30L Armand de Briganc ‘Midas’ champagne bottle made an appearance at Las Vegas’ prime party zone, XS at the Encore.
It was offered on New Year’s Eve, but it wasn’t sold until the next night when UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez hosted his UFC 125 after-party, where fighters Gilbert Melendez, Urijah Faber, Jake Shields and UFC announcer Bruce Buffer joined him. There were two strong men who held the 80 pound bottle ,equivalent to 40 regular-sized 750L bottles.
Armand de Brignac is renowned for its ‘unmatched winemaking expertise’ produced by Cattier Champagne. Bottles of Armand de Brignac have appeared in several music videos, sometimes referenced as “Ace of Spades” in song lyrics.