Top 4 most expensive wine brands

World's most expensive wine brands of all time


Wine is a very popular beverage, derived from grapes and very often it happens that, rare and super-expensive wines are the most expensive things on a restaurant menu. And you probably wonder why some wines are so expensive and cost almost a whole fortune? That is so because some of the finest wines come in a package of over a hundred-year refinement, have an amazing culture behind their bottles and sumptuous wine manufacturing, processing and drinking experience. But the question is, are you willing to pay a hundreds of dollars for a bottle of wine that you can’t even use?

For some people wines are not only vitiated juice derived from grapes, but a symbol of glamour and sophistication and they are ready to pay hundreds of dollars just to add a rare and expensive bottle of wine in their collection. Here is a list of the most expensive wines in the world!

1907 Heidsieck, $275,000

1907 Heidsieck, $275,000

1907 Heidsieck, $275,000

These hundred years old bottles of Champagne from the winery Heidsieck in Champagne, France reached their destination after more than 80 years. In 1916 they were sent in a ship to be submitted to the Russian royal family, but the breakdown near Finland caused to be lost in the sea until 2007, when divers discovered over 200 bottles. Today they are finally sold at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Moscow. What makes this wine so super-expensive ($275,000) is the unusual story and the incredible age that this wine has.

“Th.J” 1787 Chateau Lafitte, 160,000$

“Th.J” 1787 Chateau Lafitte, 160,000$

“Th.J” 1787 Chateau Lafitte, 160,000$

One bottle of Chateau Lafitte 1787 was sold at Christie’s auction in London, in December 1985. It’s considered that this wine is produced from the cellar of Thomas Jefferson, the former U.S. president, because this expensive bottle of wine has engraved the initials Th. J. on the glass.

1945 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild Jeroboam, 114,614$

1945 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild Jeroboam, 114,614$

1945 Chateau Mouton-Rothschild Jeroboam, 114,614$

These hundred years old bottles of Champagne from the winery Heidsieck in Champagne, France reached their destination after more than 80 years. In 1916 they were sent in a ship to be submitted to the Russian royal family, but the breakdown near Finland caused to be lost in the sea until 2007, when divers discovered over 200 bottles. Today they are finally sold at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Moscow. What makes this wine so super-expensive ($275,000) is the unusual story and the incredible age that this wine has.

1992 Screaming Eagle, 80.000$

1992 Screaming Eagle, 80.000$

1992 Screaming Eagle, 80.000$

A package of six bottles of Screaming Eagle wine were sold for 500.000$ at a charity auction held in Napa Valley in 2008. Besides wine, the lucky buyer Chase Bailey (CEO of Cisco Systems) received also dinner at the winery.

Goran Nikolov is a content writer of Protista, a website where you can find a lot of interesting lists. He is from Macedonia and has a passion to write lists about everything that surrounds him, especially about sports, health, music, technology and history. Goran loves to play basketball in his free time, enjoys playing on his guitar and sharing his thoughts with others.