£295,000 bottle of wine stolen from Spanish restaurant’s cellar
04 November 2021 14:24
£295,000 bottle of wine stolen from Spanish restaurant’s cellar

Owner says 215-year-old Château d’Yquem was among 45 bottles taken by English-speaking man and woman


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Re: £295,000 bottle of wine stolen from Spanish restaurant’s cellar
04 November 2021 14:27
Crime Pays – in Fine Wine

Dodgy wines for sale, fighting with the police and devastating hail – it's just another week in wine.


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This SA wine estate was awarded top honours – and the next day it lost R470,000 to cable thieves
03 December 2021 15:17
This SA wine estate was awarded top honours – and the next day it lost R470,000 to cable thieves

Plaisir de Merle estate, at the foot of Simonsberg Mountain, achieved distinctions in the latest Platter's Guide.
Two of its wines, a 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon and 2016 Cape Bordeaux Red Blend, earned prestigious five-star ratings.
But celebrations at Plaisir de Merle were cut short, when, the very next day after the award's announcement, thieves stole 1km of electrical cable from the estate.
It cost the new owners R470,000 to replace.
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