And that’s before taxes. And also if you can figure out how to stay on unemployment for 8 years. This “2004 Block 42” Cabernet Sauvignon from the Australian Penfolds vineyard goes for a reasonable $168,000 per bottle. Except that bottle isn’t really the right word. Check out Wired.com to see a picture of this thing that looks like a hypodermic needle and a fancy Brookstone pen had a baby. Penfolds intended this to be more of an art piece than a functional bottle of wine, so if and when you decided to you actually want to drink it, they’ll send you a winemaker armed with a special opening tool. For that price, I feel like they should also throw in a cheese plate. And maybe a Hawaiian vacation.
While I’m pretty sure, as in 100%, that we won’t be tasting this anytime soon, as in ever, I can’t help but be a little curious… More here.