In Japan, a bunch of grapes sold for 11 thousand dollars
Ruby Roman grapes («Roman ruby» or «Ruby Roman»), is considered the most expensive grape variety in the world.
A bunch of Japanese grapes Ruby Roman on Tuesday went to auction in the Japanese Prefecture of Ishikawa for a record 1.2 million yen (about 11 thousand dollars), reports the Agency Kyodo.
«We offered (price — ed.) 1.2 million yen to celebrate 12 years (since the appearance of Ruby Roman grapes on the marketed.)», — said the buyer of grapes, which is the Manager of Japanese hotels.
According to the Agency, it is expected that by the end of September will be sold about 26 thousand bunches of grapes.
Ruby Roman grapes («Roman ruby» or «Ruby Roman»), is considered the most expensive grape variety in the world. Japanese breeders brought it back in 1994, but for the first time it went on sale only in 2008. This variety is characterized by large juicy berries that have a red-ruby hue and a very sweet taste.
Recall that in may this year, the picture of the French impressionist Claude Monet «Stack» was sold at Sotheby’s auction in New York for a record for the artist 110.7 million dollars.