Drink Wine like a Billionaire: Most Expensive Wines in the World

For those who have an insatiable appetite for burgundy.



Very few people in the world have had the pleasure of sipping from the dusty bottles of ancient port or magnums from Napa. Arguably, the wine of the vintage are found to be extravagantly priced, entertaining a thirsty group of billionaires. If you’re looking for refined wine, that is both woody and silky smooth, we have something that represents both poise and elegance. From Industry Leaders Magazine is an interesting and eclectic list of the most expensive wines in the world.

Most Expensive Wines in the World

Top picks from the list of world’s most expensive wines include Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Henri Jayer Richebourg 1986, Egon Müller Scharzhofberger and more.

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti

The Domaine de la Romanée-Conti is the most famous producer in Burgundy. Wines from Domaine Romanée-Conti fetch stratospheric prices, but this one takes the cake. With one bottle of vintage Romanée-Conti Worth $20,000, only the wealthiest collectors can afford Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

The big question is, why?

Why do wines from Domaine de la Romanée-Conti fetch eye-watering prices? Well, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti is highly regarded as one of the world’s greatest estates. This opinion is supported by the quality and longevity of its wines, with the Archbishop of Paris calling Domaine de la Romanée-Conti “velvet and satin in bottles.”

Henri Jayer Richebourg 1986

Henri Jayer Richebourg 1986

The legendary Henri Jayer Richebourg is also known as ‘unicorn wine.’ It is often heralded as one of the most expensive wines in the world for it has a trifectra: an otherworldly flavor, low yields, and its historical importance. To say that this wine is rare might be a huge understatement.

If you had the opportunity to spend $20,000 on Henri Jayer Richebourg, don’t let it go. You are likely to make a unicorn investment.

AurumRed GoldSeries

AurumRed GoldSeries

The AurumRed GoldSeries is no ordinary wine. Priced at $17,000, it is everything you need for an intimate and personalized evening with your loved ones.

AurumRed comes from the centenarian Tempranillo vines in La Mancha, and is a marriage of traditional and modern techniques. This rare jewel delivers both authenticity and great style. It is highly sought after by wine enthusiasts in U.S. and China.

Egon Müller Scharzhofberger

Egon Müller Scharzhofberger

Egon Müller Scharzhofberger

A German Riesling by the country’s famously sumptuous grower. Egon Müller’s wines are wines are taut and racy, with dazzling fruit; and have a velvety finish. The vineyard owned by the family since 1797 is believed to date back to the Roman times. Priced at $9,800 Egon Müller Scharzhofberger are said to have an incredible aging potential.

Versos 1891 Amontillado

Versos 1891 Amontillado

Only 100 bottlings have been released, each one carrying a price tag of $7,800. While it is one of the most underrated wines in the world, it is also one of the world’s most expensive wines. The rare sherry comes from a unique cask in Sanlucar de Barrameda which belongs to the Barbadillo family. It is known for its nutty, spicy and a gloriously rich aftertaste that longs for minutes.

You know what goes well with some of the award-winning brands listed here? A Cedes Milano traveling wine box, handcrafted by Italian artisans, featuring two wine glasses, a barman corkscrew and a wine thermometer.

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