Theft thwarts London grape harvest

Wednesday, 10 October, 2012
Gabriel Savage
Plans to create a wine made from grapes in Richmond, London, have been called off after losing three quarters of the crop the day before harvest.
Although the cause is still unknown, “the neat and uniform manner of removal” has led those behind the initiative to suspect humans rather than birds are to blame. 

The original plan to resurrect Richmond’s 17th century winemaking history was created by locally-based online wine merchant Red Squirrel Wine and East Dulwich wine bar and shop, Green & Blue. 

“We are of course enormously disappointed to have our... read on

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