$300K worth of high-end wine stolen from California recovered in North Carolina

Posted at 6:22 PM, Jan 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-23 18:22:43-05

Greensboro, N.C. — Most of $300,000 worth of wine stolen from a famous California restaurant turned up somewhere near Greensboro, according to a press release from the Napa County Sheriff’s Office.

76 bottles disappeared after a break-in and burglary Christmas Day at the world-renowned The French Laundry in Yountville, Calif.

Investigators somehow traced a majority of the bottles to a private cellar in the Piedmont, but they would not say where specifically, according to MyFox8.

Discerning thieves take French Laundry to the cleaners, steal $300,000 of wine on Christmas Day

Some of the bottles were worth more than $10,000 each.

The labels included Domaine de la Romaine-Conti vintages, Screaming Eagle cabernets and five bottles of Dom Perignon.

The Napa County Sheriff’s Office said no one has been arrested yet.