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Tag Archives: Theft

• Over $300,000 worth of wine stolen from Napa’s French Laundry

Over $300,000 worth of wine stolen from Napa’s French Laundry

A Christmas Day robbery at Yountville’s storied French Laundry restaurant netted a king’s collection of fabulous wines worth at least $300,000. The thieves, who jimmied a door at the wine room on the property, obviously knew exactly what they were going for. Most of the 76 bottles taken were from the Domaine de la Romanée […]

• $10,000 Reward Offered in Pappy Theft Case. Get on It!

$10,000 Reward Offered in Pappy Theft Case. Get on It!

County Sheriff Pat Melton announces today that a $10,000 reward is being offered in the Pappy Van Winkle theft. BourbonBlog.com has been following this story since the beginning with extensive interviews and coverage. If you have information that leads authorities to capture and the ultimate conviction of the thief, you will be awarded the $10,000, […]

• Polite beer thief in Ky. leaves apology note, money for stolen alcohol

Polite beer thief in Ky. leaves apology note, money for stolen alcohol

A Kentucky woman told CBS affiliate WKRC that a chronic petty thief, who reportedly stole beer from her backyard refrigerator for years, left an apology note and money after a having a religious revelation. Dee Samad and her husband, Lee, have a backyard fridge full of beer that’s always been subject to the honor system, […]

• UK: Wine & Spirit Trade Assoc. launches new fraud prevention unit

Wine and spirit trade industry body the Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) is launching a fraud prevention unit in an effort to combat fraud in the sector. The new unit will work with police and customs officers to combat issues such as identity theft, counterfeiting and wine investment fraud. According to the WSTA – […]