Off With Their Heads

By James Pomerantz Posted September 24, 2013

We'll forgive you if up until now the name Mitch Ancona hasn't rung any bells. But pending review by an international governing body, Ancona is the new Guinness World Record holder for most bottles of Champagne opened with a saber in one minute. Ancona, who owns Ancona's Wines and Liquors in Ridgefield and Wilton Connecticut, decapitated 35 bottles of Piper Heidseick Champagne at a fundraiser, beating the previous record of 32 bottles.

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