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Wine from Burgundy: Is there anything it can't do?


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A gang of wine thieves turned to the closest thing at hand when they discovered French gendarmes in hot pursuit of their van.

 

The burglars, who were making off with an estimated €350,000 (£317,000) worth of grands crus Burgundy wines, began hurling their loot at officers as they sped down the motorway at high speed.

 

Full story in The Guardian

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