The buyer, not content with his rare half bottle, also purchased a 182-year-old Remy Martin Cognac which costs over $20,000.
The Old Liquors Collection is made up rare and vintage cognacs and is estimated to be worth a whopping $9 million.
Cognac is not the only alcoholic drink to fetch staggering prices. In July 2012 the world's most expensive whiskey ever sold at auction went for $460,000 - it was a single malt whiskey dating back to 1824.
Garum is an ancient ingredient that had been broadly overlooked for hundreds of years before it gained popularity in New Nordic cuisine. Kiki Aranita takes a deep dive into the world of this oft-forgotten fermented flavour-booster.
Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.