The world’s most expensive drinks

9. The Winston Cocktail – £8,200

the_most_expensive_cocktailJoel Heffernan, bartender at Crown Casino’s Club 23 in Melbourne, ousted Salvatore Calabrese as the creator of the world’s most expensive cocktail.

The Winston includes 60ml of Cognac Croizet 1858 Cuvee Leonie – a bottle of which recently sold at auction for AU$151,000 – Grand Marnier Quintessence, Chartreuse Vieillissement Exceptionnellement Prolonge, and a dash of Angostura Bitters. The garnish of spun sugar and green chartreuse shaped into a vine, with chocolate and nutmeg soil takes 16 hours to prepare and the drink must be ordered it at least two days in advance.

To cement the world record Heffernan’s drink was purchased by New Zealand businessman James Manning for AU$12,500 (£8,200).

17 Responses to “The world’s most expensive drinks”

  1. Peter Birmingham says:

    Vielle mis-spelled in the article should be ‘Vieille’

  2. Petar@VinoEnology says:

    I want to buy one 🙂
    Cheers!

  3. Dirk says:

    Meanwhile in Central Africa. Children will kill for a slice of bread.

  4. Adrian says:

    I am here to ask, can anything that you can ingest, ANYTHING, be worth anything near these kind of prices. On a smaller scale, I have compared a $300 bottle of Dom Perignon to a good Napa Valley product, (Korbel, or Chandon) $30. In NO WAY are they worth the difference in price!

  5. lal says:

    spending this much huge amount on drinks– that is the meaning of vulgar

  6. Erich Hoffman says:

    If I could afford it I would buy it

  7. Drew says:

    Ill have a VB thanks!

  8. Ferdi says:

    I have 2 bottles and I buy them only for a million each this is a rip off

  9. sylviaBerlusconi says:

    can i get a good bargain if i just take the drink and transfer them in a cheap bottle or container and they can keep the bottle

  10. no say to drugs but not for this…..lol

  11. fallon Thomas says:

    I have an empty bottle of the diva vodka. Any buyers out there?

  12. Richard k says:

    I wonder how many bottles of medical I can get for $3.000000 lol

  13. Jeff says:

    My name is Jeff and am an alcoholic

  14. larry chinonso says:

    can de drink raise the dead

  15. DENIS GEORGE COLOMB says:

    Interesting…but value should be placed on the cost of the actual drink as nd not the packing. The top three gsin their value from the expensive bottle…not the content per se.

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