The World’s Most Expensive Champagne

Shipwrecked 1907 Heidsieck.

These hundred year old bottles of Champagne from the Heidsieck vineyard took over eighty years to reach their destination. Shipped to the Russian Imperial family in 1916. A shipwreck off the coast of Finland caused this Champagne to be lost at sea until divers discovered over 200 bottles in 1997. They are now finally being sold to wealthy guests at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Moscow. The wine’s extraordinary tale and incredible age are what makes it the world’s most expensive Champagne.


~ by Liz Palmer on March 21, 2010.

2 Responses to “The World’s Most Expensive Champagne”

  1. This is incredible! you are such an interesting person and follow your true passion! You are one of the top Champagne specialists in the world! I Would love to have a champagne tasting with you. Possibly I will contact you to set one up for me and a close group of high profile guests.

    Best of luck,


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