wine crime

Thieves steal 300 bottles from Herbert Hall

A break-in at English winery Herbert Hall last night has resulted in the theft of 300 bottles of the estate’s unreleased 2015 brut.

£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.

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.

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.

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