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The magnificent five: famous wine cellars offered at Christie’s 

Yul Brynner is just one of many celebrities whose wine collections have been auctioned at Christie’s, says specialist Charles Foley   Yul Brynner (1920-1985) The legend of stage and screen, celebrated for his performances in The King and I, The Ten Commandments  and The Magnificent Seven, was also a collector of fine wines. The cellars at his French estate, Le Manoir de Cricquebeuf in Normandy, were meticulously recorded and temperature-controlled, their vintages concentrated on the period that marked the height of his career, between 1959 and 1979. When Christie’s was invited to… Read More

We Asked 15 Sommeliers: What’s the Most Expensive Wine You Ever Tasted? 

“One of my favorite aspects of the wine community is the culture of sharing,” says one sommelier. If Petrus, Domaine de la Romanée-Conti La Tâche, or Screaming Eagle are on the table, we’re inclined to agree. Learn about 15 wine professionals’ most expensive wines here. Domaine de la Romanée-Conti. Screaming Eagle. Petrus. Château Margaux. We asked wine professionals across the country to share the most incredible (and incredibly pricey) wines they’ve ever tasted, and their answers are unsurprisingly enviable. Here are the most expensive wines 15 sommeliers have had the pleasure of… Read More