FrontRunners: Lots of Choice

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    The Naples Winter Wine Festival (www.napleswinefestival.com), a three-day auction held this month in Naples, Fla., to benefit children’s charities, will feature more than wine. In addition to a horizontal of Colgin Cellars’ Tychson Hill Cabernet Sauvignon 2002 and two 18-liter bottles of Paul Jaboulet Aîné Hermitage la Chapelle, the offerings will include a 2007 Rolls-Royce convertible and a walk-on part on the TV show Grey’s Anatomy. Tickets to the event, which starts January 26, cost $7,500 per couple or $20,000 for a party of four. Many of the wine lots are expected to sell for $100,000 to $200,000, while the Rolls-Royce may fetch as much as $1 million.

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    Photo by Jeff Elkins
    The cigar combines an Ecuadoran wrapper with Honduran and Dominican filler tobaccos…
    A special barrel of Scarecrow Cabernet Sauvignon stunned the wine world when it sold for $260,000...
    Only 250 cases of the Montecristo Grupo de Maestros Private Batch will be released…
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    The 23-year-old scotch won a Best in Show award at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition…
    Photo by Chelsea Curtis
    New York’s Club Macanudo played host to an evening of Martell Cognac and Cohiba cigars…