Security personnel in Oslo are investigating an incident in which a thief who stole a replica bottle of Château Mouton Rothschild 1945 wine from Gardermoen Airport’s tax free shop.

Gardermoen Airport, Oslo.

Gardermoen Airport, Oslo. Image by Fredrik Thommesen / CC BY-SA 2.0

Retailing at a tax-free price of £12,615, the shop has two genuine bottles for sale, but the wine is so valuable that they only display replicas; it’s currently unknown if the thief was aware the stolen bottle wasn’t genuine. Experts have warned connoisseurs intending to purchase a Chateau Mouton Rothschild to be certain of its provenance. Read more: