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Grape Expectations

A wife has been told by divorce judges that she has no right to a share of her husband's 50,000 GBP collection of vintage wines in their marriage split settlement.

Wife Sandra Berndt had asked judges in Munich, Germany, to award her half of the collection or 25,000 GBP in cash as part of the divorce.

But they ruled that because she had never bought any of the wine and didn't even drink it regularly, she was not entitled to a share.

Instead they ordered that the cellar was entirely her husband Markus' work and his property.

"It was not common household goods but rather an individual hobby, like a stamp or a coin collection," said the ruling.

The case comes after shoe addict Beth Sahk was sued by her ex-husband for a 35 per cent share of her 1 million USD designer shoe collection in the USA.

German Herald





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