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Thursday 20 October 2016 loc: GB


Former Screaming Eagle owner indicted

Charles Banks, the former owner of Screaming Eagle, has been indicted in federal court on two counts of wire fraud, and could face up to 40 years in prison.

Monday, September 12th, 2016 No Comments »

Champagne fails to take food from kids’ mouths

Champagne trade body the Comité Champagne has failed in its attempt to stop children enjoying a fizzy drink called Champín.

Thursday, March 10th, 2016 No Comments »

Scotch wins Chinese trademark battle

A Chinese court has handed an injunction to a company that was illegally labelling bottles of whisky as Scotch, which could set a legal precedent to protect the term.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 No Comments »

Alleged million-pound wine fraudster in court

A man who was banned from running a company has swindled £1m out of investors in a fraudulent fine wine scheme, a London court has heard.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 2 Comments »

LVMH Champagne staff in harassment case

Several LVMH employees from Champagne houses Krug and Veuve Clicquot have appeared in a Reims court accused of severe bullying and sexual harassment.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Campaign for Champagne Jayne launched

Supporters of “Champagne Jayne” have launched a fundraising campaign to help the wine communicator during her ongoing legal battle with the Champagne bureau.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 6 Comments »

Champagne maker on trial for looting

A Champagne producer has been put on trial after looting hundreds of historic French sites for artefacts to indulge his passion for archaeology.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014 1 Comment »

Aussie ex-MP guilty of tax-funded wine tours

Former Australian MP and parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper has been found guilty of misusing taxpayer funds for private visits to various Canberra wineries.

Monday, July 28th, 2014 2 Comments »

Former Aussie MP in wine tour expenses trial

A case brought against former Australian MP Peter Slipper is heating up after he admitted paying for trips to wineries with tax-funded taxi vouchers.

Monday, July 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Kurniawan jury told to consider verdict

The trial of alleged wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan wrapped up in New York yesterday with the prosecution telling the jury that he duped his victims into buying fake wines due to greed.

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 No Comments »

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