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Friday 6 March 2015

wine crime

Napa wine exec accused of embezzling £575k

A former senior executive of Napa-based online wine retailer The Winetasting Network is wanted as a fugitive after failing to appear in a US federal court on charges of fraud.

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 1 Comment »

Brunello vandal gets four years in jail

The vandal who destroyed six vintages of Case Basse Brunello di Montalcino from his former employer has been sentenced to four years in prison.

Monday, March 25th, 2013 No Comments »

£12m of cannabis found in Victoria vineyard

Two men from New South Wales have been arrested for cultivating a crop of cannabis with a street value of £12m in a neglected vineyard in Victoria.

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 2 Comments »

Suspect identified in Brunello attack

Police are close to an arrest over the attack on leading Brunello estate Case Basse on 2 December in which 62,600 litres of six vintages of Brunello were lost.

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 1 Comment »

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