We've all walked the wine aisle of the local market, wondering whether the $10 wine is that much different from the $15 wine. For some, the decision requires little more than illegal action: Earlier this month, two thieves at a Boston-area Wegman's made off with over $10,000 in expensive vino.
According to police, a man and woman were caught on camera stealing the wine from a Wegman's grocery store in the Boston suburb of Chestnut Hill. The heist occurred over two days.
Via ABC News:
It's not clear how many bottles were taken, but the total cost of the theft was put at $10,000, police said.
Two of the stolen bottles taken on June 12 and June 13 were 2006 Mouton Rothschild, called "one of the world's greatest wines" by Wine.com.
A spokesperson for Wegman's, though she hardly needs to say it, remarked that the bulk of their business is in "lower-priced wines."
Some of the wines that the thieves made off with were valued at over $1,000. Go big or go home.