Seventy-year-old Armenian ArArAt brandy was sold at a Sotheby auction in London for 80 thousand pounds—over US$120,000, Asbarez reported.
The special auction was dedicated to the 50th anniversary of former United Kingdom Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s death.
The auction was sponsored by Albert II, Prince of Monaco.
The organization of the auction was supported by Monaco’s Ambassador to the UK Evelyne Genta, Armenia’s Ambassador to the UK and former prime minister of Armenia Armen Sarkissian, and Saudi Prince Al Waleed.
Churchill’s favorite drinks, cigars and, clothing brands and various other items were put up for the auction.
During the auction, special attention was paid to the aforesaid Armenian brandy.
The amount raised at the auction will be donated to charities.