Page last updated at 13:53 GMT, Monday, 18 January 2010

Buckfast crime link revealed


A drink produced by Benedictine monks in a Devon monastery has been investigated by BBC Scotland after it uncovered new evidence about links between the drink and violence in the country.

Figures from Strathclyde Police showed that Buckfast Tonic Wine has been implicated in almost four hundred and fifty violent crimes over the past three years.

Kenneth MacDonald reports.

The full investigation can be seen in The Buckfast Code, 19.30 Monday 18th January, BBC One Scotland and the BBC iPlayer

Story Tools


Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific