Bordeaux Ballers at ‘21’ Club

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A woman observes wine by holding the glass up to the light during the Grape Harvest Fetival n Santa Cruz, epicenter of the Colchagua valley, some 160 km south from Santiago, on March 15, 2008. The Grape Harvest Festival began in March in many vineyards, where the white stocks like Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc are the first to be harvested, followed by the red ones like Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and ending with the Carmenere, which is said to be Chile's emblematic stock, after phylloxera made it disappear from France, the only other country in which such stock existed. AFP PHOTO/MARTIN BERNETTI (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Tony '21' Club has long been a place to ball out, but a pair of recent visiting businessmen astounded staff by downing one bottle of rare 1982 Petrus Bordeaux, and then asking for another. At the end of the meal of Caesar salad, peekytoe crab, and Dover sole, the bill totaled $18,736.18, with $16K in wine charges and a $400 tip. The dudes also ordered a chocolate torte, but it seems like someone really should've sent them to Serendipity for dessert. [Daily Mail UK]