Earlier this year young financier Alex Hope splashed out £125,000 on a Midas of Armand de Brignac Brut Gold NV at a nightclub in Liverpool, racking up the most expensive bar bill in the world in the process.
Yvonne Lardner, Armand de Brignac’s director of PR has reported a large interest in Nebuchadnezzar’s of Brut Gold NV in emerging market Nigeria, which are being used for weddings and large family celebrations.
Lardner also reports an interest in Ace of Spades Rosé from men: “We’ve found our Rosé to be really popular with men, the stigma towards the style seems to have gone,” she told db.
Ace of Spades recently appeared in Nigerian singer D’banj’s music video for the song Oliver Twist. D’Banj is signed to rapper Kanye West’s record label.
Last month db reported that Nigeria was developing a thirst for wine, and particularly high end Champagne, with its wine industry expected to reach US $370m by 2015.
Over there years, toymaker LEGO has produced billions and billions of LEGO pieces for the world to enjoy. From adults to toddlers, it is no secret that everyone enjoys playing with the multicolored brick blocks, but how do we put these toys to good use? What if we wanted to, say, build a world-famous skyscraper [...]
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Farrah Abraham has chosen to continue her it’s-not-a-porno media tour celebrating the XXX flick that she did with porn star James Deen, which includes an explicit shot of her Grand Canyon-sized vagina squirting like the Niagara Falls (Geography porn!). Abraham is still saying that “Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom” is a sex tape, something originally intended [...]
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Plan on stopping by a Starbucks May 3rd-12th, from 3-5pm, for Frappucino Happy Hour. That is, if you can get past the epic blunder of not naming this occasion “Frappy Hour”. At participating locations, you’ll find half off deals on all Frappucinos of any size, as well as the launch of a new Frappucino flavor: [...]