Your location is set to Dartford
Published: 10:01, 03 July 2014 |
A giant bottle of bubbly that would give a drinker the mother of all hangovers is up for auction.
Dubbed Britain’s biggest ever bottle of English sparkling wine, the tipple produced by award winning, Kent-based winery Chapel Down is to go under the hammer at Christie's in September.
Weighing 26kg, it is the equivalent of 10 magnums, or 120 glasses, and contains around 60 million bubbles - one for every person in the UK.
It was originally made to celebrate the millionth visitor to Margate's Turner Contemporary.
The 15-litre Nebuchadnezzar of Chapel Down’s trophy-winning Blanc de Blancs 2007 sparkling wine is to be auctioned to raise funds for Turner Contemporary's Catalyst Endowment campaign in Canterbury.
It has been signed by four leading contemporary British artists and will be sold at Christie’s ‘Out of the Ordinary’ auction on September 3.
Each artist - Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, Antony Gormley and Edmund de Waal - has accompanied their signature with a sketch.
It is expected to fetch between £10,000 and £15,000.
Every morning at 10am we play you an hour of tunes from the 90s. We call it, #WeLoveThe90s.
Play 'Say It' with Garry and Laura on kmfm Breakfast and you could win £1,000!
Wake up to kmfm Breakfast with Garry and Laura - it's Kent's alarm call.
A guide for your future. For year 11 students in Kent and Medway. Click here for the e-edition.
Education, Training & Childcare is a special supplement published by KM Media Group four times a year. Click here for latest e-edition.
This is a brand new online resource covering every aspect of owning and improving a home in Kent and Medway.
Get the latest food and drink news, recipes from some of the nation's top chefs plus updates from Kent's vineyards and breweries.
Search in your local area to find your perfect partner in Kent, with FreshStart Dating! PLUS, register for free!.
Neil Miller, Hever Castle head gardener is new gardening blogger.
Buy pictures that you've seen in a KM newspaper, or send in a picture and we will place it on our photo sales website so that you can purchase a super, unique gift.