Maximus--The World's Largest Bottle of Wine
How do you throw a huge party and only open one bottle of wine? Easy, you buy the world's biggest bottle of wine. Sotheby's is accepting bids for Maximus, the world's largest bottle of wine. Maximus is four and a half feet tall and weighs 340 pounds. The enormous bottle holds 173 standard bottles worth. The bottle has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest bottle. It was commissioned by Morton's, The Steakhouse to celebrate its 25th anniversary. It contains Beringer Vineyards' 2001 Private Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. The bottle will be sold at auction at the Sotheby's galleries in New York on November 20 and all proceeds go to Share Our Strength, to fight world hunger.