Cristiano Ronaldo spends £27k on wine in 15 minute bar visit

Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo spent £27,000 on two bottles of red wine on a 15 minute trip to a Mayfair restaurant this week, and reportedly didn’t finish the second bottle.

Image: Juventus FC Twitter.

As reported by The Sun, the Portuguese international and Juventus footballer was spotted entering Mayfair seafood and celeb hotspot Scott’s this week.

Arriving in a group with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez, the footballer reportedly splashed out on a bottle of Burgundy’s Richebourg Grand Cru for £18,000. Stocks of the wine are so low that it does not feature on the restaurant’s main wine menu, and is only offered to special guests.

Next up, Ronaldo switched to Bordeaux courtesy of Pomerol’s Petrus – a bottle of the 1982 vintage setting him back £9,000.

The Sun reported that the group were in the restaurant for “little over 15 minutes” and just sat at the bar. According to the paper, Ronaldo’s group had a glass and a half of wine each before leaving to watch the ATP finals at the O2 Arena. It added that they “didn’t even finish the second bottle”.

Ronaldo has given the Beckhams a run for their money. The duo are often spotted forking out vast sums for wine including a bottle of 1990 Château Lafite Rothschild, California’s Screaming Eagle and Château Margaux Grand Vin 1995.

David Beckham is co-owner of Diageo’s whisky brand Haig Club and in October this year bought a £3 million London pub with film director Guy Ritchie. Victoria Beckham meanwhile told This Morning that she won’t drink wine under £10 during an interview with celebrity friend Eva Longoria.

The pair’s then six-year-old daughter Harper also bought her father a £4,950 alligator-skin wine case from Louis Vuitton back in May.

One Response to “Cristiano Ronaldo spends £27k on wine in 15 minute bar visit”

  1. CP says:

    Richebourg for £18k? Domaine de la Absolutelynot? Most expensive bottle on Scott’s Burgundy list is La Tache 99 (98 RP, 99 AM, 100 NM), one of the all time great Burgundy wines. Sorry to be petty we expect trash reporting from The Sun, not DB. Fank ya

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to our newsletters

Head of Sales and Marketing

The Lyme Bay Cider Co Ltd
UK

Brand Manager

Hatch Mansfield
Ascot, Berkshire

Southern Regional Account Manager

Speciality Drinks
England, UK

Northern Regional Account Manager

Speciality Drinks
England, UK

Fine Wine Buyer

FINE+RARE Ltd
London, UK

Awards Sales Executive – France

Decanter
London, UK

Sales Executive / Brand Ambassador

Elixir Distillers
London, UK

Brand Development Executive

Elixir Distillers
London, UK

Sales Administrator

Company details: Advised on application
London W1

London Account Manager

Speciality Drinks
London, UK

Pink Rosé Festival

Cannes,France
7th Feb 2019

Wine Paris

Paris,France
11th Feb 2019

IBWSS UK

London,United Kingdom
11th Mar 2019
Click to view more

The Global Fortified Masters 2018

Deadline : 25th January 2019

The Global Pinot Noir Masters 2019

Deadline : 1st February 2019

Click to view more

Rioja Masters 2018

View Results

The Global Beer Competition

View Results

Click to view more