Kosher wine crime rises

What is the most shoplifted item at the North Finchley branch of Waitrose? Well, amazingly, it is Palwin.
This information was divulged by the branch's manager to a customer attempting to find a bottle of the syrupy kiddush wine.

However, it is not middle-aged housewives feeling the credit crunch who are responsible for the Shabbat-wine crime wave, but rather the area's alcoholics, or "the dregs of society", as the manager poetically put it.

    Last updated: 3:29pm, August 22 2008