Lost wine – Vandals waste 80,000 litres of top Brunello di Montalcino wine

Just thought this might be of interest to some of you… what a shame, some great vintage wasted… from the UK Guardian.

Vandals waste 80,000 litres of top Brunello di Montalcino wine

Six years’ worth of Gianfranco Soldera’s Tuscan red wine, worth up to €500 a bottle, emptied on to cellar floor during break-in

A vineyard near the Tuscan town of Montalcino in Italy

A vineyard near the Tuscan town of Montalcino in Italy. Photograph: Max Rossi/Reuters

One of Tuscany’s finest and priciest red wines is now a lot harder to find after vandals broke into the producer’s cellar and emptied 80,000 litres’ worth on to the floor. Continue reading