Almost 800 litres of wine seized at Dublin Port

Revenue say investigations are on-going

Almost 800 litres of wine seized at Dublin Port

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Revenue officers at Dublin Port have seized 786 litres of wine.

The discovery was made Wednesday as a result of routine profiling.

Officers stopped and searched a transit van, which had arrived from France via Holyhead.

The smuggled red and white wines have a retail value of around €11,000, and represent an estimated potential loss to the Exchequer of €5,400.

Revenue say investigations are on-going.

The seizure is part of operations targeting the illegal importation, supply and sale of alcohol in the shadow economy.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Revenue’s confidential freephone service on 1800-295-295.