Just because a wine is undrinkable does not stop some people from paying through the nose for it.
What is thought to be the world's most expensive bottle of white wine has been sold by a London dealer to an anonymous American collector for £stg55,000 ($130,000), which works out at about £stg10,000 a glass. But, as the vintage Chateau d'Yquem was made and bottled in 1787, it will be better looked at than quaffed.
Not that you quaff Yquem; it is the queen of sweet sauternes from Bordeaux, served at the finest French banquets as a starter to accompany the foie gras, and to be sipped with slow deliberation.
Workers put the finishing touches on an enormous ice cream cake in Beijing, China, on Monday. An official from Guinness World Records declared the frozen delight the world's largest ice cream cake at 4.8 meters (15.75 ft.) long, 3 meters (9.84 ft) wide, 1 meter (3.28 ft.) high.
A new soft drink made in Colombia may not be cola but it's definitely coca.
A Nasa native company in southern Colombia has created a golden, carbonated drink made from coca leaf extract and they plan to market it as an alternative to Coca-Cola.
Coca Sek goes on sale this week in parts of Colombia but its makers said they probably won't be able to export to the United States or most other countries due to rules blocking the entry of raw coca, the plant from which cocaine is refined.