James Suckling’s $8,500 briefcase of stemware


Really, need we say more? No, but we should point out there’s no scarf included.

Here are some other wine-y things you could do with $8,500:

* Build a 12′ x 5′ wine cellar in your basement with a cooling unit and double stacked wooden racking for 1,000 bottles and a dozen Zalto crystal wine glasses. (Local labor rates may vary.)

* Buy a ten bottles of Domaine de la Romanée Conti, Echézeaux, 2011.

* Buy a Eurocave 5290 + one case of Dom Pérignon 2004 and two cases of Billecart Salmon rosé Champagne.

* Buy 284 bottles of Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey’s 2012 white Burgundy.

* Buy 531 bottles of Domaine de la Pepiere Clos des Briords Muscadet 2012.

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5 Responses to “James Suckling’s $8,500 briefcase of stemware”

  1. Some quick takes from the Twitterverse:

    Rémy Charest ‏@RemyCharest
    @drvino Not to mention, you could live in Tuscany for a while on that…

    John B. Paterson ‏@JohnBPatersonIV
    @drvino i’d buy a shitton of scarves & mail them to him #imhere #100points

    Jeffrey Wolfe ‏@wolfeswines
    @RemyCharest @drvino rather have the 531 bottles of Domaine de la Pepiere Clos des Briords Muscadet but not sure that much comes to the USA

  2. I’m an 89 on that.

  3. You didn’t specify which Colin Morey White Burgundy, but I would even take the bourgogne blanc!

  4. Oui, Jerome, le Bourgogne blanc.

  5. This is something highly ridiculous…


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