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Source: State of Victoria Police

Sunday, 29 September 2019 18:25

Yarra Crime Investigation Unit detectives are seeking public assistance following a residential burglary in Alphington earlier this month.

The incident occurred at an address on Como Street between 5pm on 16 September and 7am the next day.

Once inside the premises the burglars stole a number of electrical and household items as well as a significant amount of Penfolds and Grange Hermitage wines valued at approximately $14,000.

The list of stolen wines includes:

Grange Hermitage:

– 4 bottles of 1962 vintage (one with original price $2.50 pencilled on label)

-2 bottles of 1966 vintage

-10 bottles of 1971 vintage

-4 bottles of 1972 vintage

-10 bottles of 1976 vintage

Penfolds St Henri:

-3 bottles of 1976 vintage

-10 bottles of 1971 vintage

Bass Phillip Premium Pinot Noir:

-3 bottles of 2012 vintage

Penfolds Bin 389:

-10 bottles of 1976 vintage

-Cullen Dianne Madelaine

-2 bottles of 2002 vintage

Leeuwin Estate Cabernet:

-3 bottles of 2005 vintage

Craiglee Shiraz/Viognier:

-3 bottles of 2008 vintage.

Investigators are appealing to any licensed premises that may have been approached to purchase the listed wines or anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

Creina O’Grady

Media Officer