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Thieves Steal 4,000 Bottles From Bordeaux Châteaus

Issue: October 31, 1999

October 31, 1999 Thieves Steal 4,000 Bottles From Bordeaux Châteaus In what French police believe was an organized series of crimes, thieves took advantage of the quiet Roman Catholic Assumption Day holiday in France by breaking into three Bordeaux châteaus.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 31, 1999.

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