Elliston Crime

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  • Thieves strip vineyard bare of grapes

    Wednesday Oct 3 | via The Drinks Business 

    Police are searching for a gang of thieves who broke into a vineyard in southern Germany and ran a professional harvesting machine across its vines, stealing its entire crop. According to the local Rheinpfalz newspaper, the criminals were able to gain access to the vineyard and strip it completely bear of grapes overnight, by using a machine harvester.

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  • Virginia vineyard victim of $50k grape theft

    Sep 14, 2018 | via The Drinks Business 

    Firefly Hill Vineyards in Elliston, Virginia has reported losses of US$50,000 after thieves stole two and a half tons of soon-to-be harvested grapes over night from the 37-acre family-owned estate. Having began their winemaking journey in 2006 after buying the estate from family members in 2002, co-founder David Dunkenberger said in a Facebook post that the thieves had stolen "from my spirit and heart".

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