Las Vegas Nightclub Offers $1 Million New Year's Toast
Think the Uber surge charges are bad? Check out the prices on these insanely extravagant drinks being poured on New Years Eve.
$1 Million Champagne Toast at XS Vegas
Las Vegas is pretty much the epicenter of everything excessive, so it's only fitting that the nightclub XS inside the Wynn hotel is offering one of the most insane bottle service options we've heard of to date. For a nominal fee of $1 million, whales can get 18 bottles of ultra-premium Champagne, ranging in size from a standard 750ml bottle to the record-breaking 30L Midas bottles. The package comes with a bottle custom-painted by famed
sellout graffiti artist Alec Monopoly and a trip to Armand de Brignac’s maison in Chigny-les-Roses, France, where he/she will tour the private cellars and have an opportunity to meet the winemaker.
Rare Cask at Four Seasons Beverly Hills
The Rare Cask by Louis XII is so special that it arrived at the Four Seasons Beverly Hills in its own Rolls Royce. The price of this bad boy starts at a grand for a 1/2 ounce. The reason why this stuff is so pricey is that it's super rare. There are only 738 decanters, and the hotel received their one and only batch yesterday. If you're anything like us broke journos, there's no way in heck you'll ever get a chance to take a tipple. So if you're wondering what $1,000 worth of booze tastes like, you'll have to trust the producers, who say there are "autumnal notes of plum and dates, mingling with flavors of gingerbread, prune stone and ginger, and punctuated by a final touch of tobacco leaf ... an exquisite taste profile featuring an incredible richness and aromatic intensity, and an alcoholic strength of 42.6 percent alcohol by volume, slightly higher than the 40 percent of classic LOUIS XIII." The Rare Cask will be available at the property's Windows Lounge on New Years Eve. Full bottles at $22,000 retail (excluding sales tax), so start saving if you plan on cellaring one for 2014.
$500 Milkshake at The Powder Room Hollywood
When the Powder Room opened up in November in Hollywood, Adrianne Bigg's fancy milkshake called "The Velvet Goldmine" brought all the food reporters to the yard. It just seemed too ridiculous to be true. The cocktail combines premium spirits with Belgian chocolate and edible gold -- and will be topped with a Swarovski Nirvana Montana blue crystal ring, a souvenir of the extravagant purchase. Eat your heart out, John Travolta.