Marcello Casella fronts court over alleged role in $5 million marijuana haul
A FORMER director of the region’s largest winery, Casella Wines, has fronted court over a massive marijuana haul. A $5 million cannabis plantation was discovered in Crowther two years ago. Marcello Casella, son of the Casella Wines founder, and Andre Turner appeared before magistrate Peter Dare SC in Young Local Court this month. A third man, Francesco Polimeni, also allegedly involved in the drug bust, also appeared.