Travel Spotting: Expensive Shipwrecked Champagne

Ever wonder what the world’s most expensive wine tastes like? Well, if you really want to find out, just take a trip to Russia and pick up a bottle of  the 1907 Heidsieck Champagne for only $275,000 a pop – what a deal?! Apparently, 2000 bottles were originally shipped out to the Russian Imperial family in 1916 during WWI, but when the German sub shipwrecked in the Gulf of Finland, they never reached their final destination. In 1997, a team of Finish divers discovered the long lost cargo after almost 80 years being chilled to perfection in the Baltic Sea, and recovered about 200 bottles, which are now available for purchase to guests at the Ritz Carlton in Moscow. And I thought Dom Perignon was pricey!  image via

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Tanner is a cool cat from Alaska who left the arctic in search of the hot fashion scene in NYC. He stays hydrated in the heat drinking coconut flavored anything and warm in the cold by cocooning himself in layers of his hand knit scarves. His current obsession? Mixing his drink with equal parts of Diet Sierra Mist and the Dolly Parton station on Pandora