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World's most expensive wine barrel is made from crystal

February 06, 2019

The unique Bordeaux barrel made by the Lalique crystal works and costing hundreds of thousands of euros takes pride of place in the cellars of Ch√Ęteau Lafaurie-Peyraguey in Sauternes. It is the result of two years of meticulous craftsmanship. In some ways, it is taking technology to the extreme.