Happy Valentine’s Day! Forget Flowers…Give Her A $22,000 Martini

on 14/02/11 at 10:40 am

Booze News

Valentine’s Day always brings in a fair share of romantic gestures, but the folks at the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo have more in mind than just flowers and chocolates. For those intent on splurging on their special someone, the hotel has a 1.8 million yen (about US$22,000) cocktail on the menu.

The Ritz’s Diamond Martini, created in 2007 when the hotel first opened, has just a few ingredients: Grey Goose vodka and a hint of lime, stirred or shaken over ice, plus a special garnish — a one-carat diamond.

The hotel has sold the drink only four times, most recently about a year ago.

{Full story via WSJ}

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