On day four of the trial of alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan, two Burgundy heavyweights: Laurent Ponsot and Aubert de Villaine testified against Kurniawan.
Burgundy’s bull run of the auction circuit continued apace this week with Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Henri Jayer topping Sotheby’s best lots.
Prosecutors on first day of the long-awaited trial of alleged wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan have told the jury that “greed” lies at the heart of the case.
Wines from the cellar of the official Paris residence of French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault are to go under the hammer today in a bid to tackle national debt.
US auction house Zachys is celebrating its biggest ever sale in Asia with over HK$52 million made last week, while Christie’s set a new world record for Burgundy at the same time.
Signs that the North American market is getting stronger were in evidence last weekend at Sotheby’s New York sale.
the drinks business apologises to Mr Don Cornwell after making a mistake in a recent story.
Chicago-based celebrity chef Charlie Trotter, credited for changing the fine dining landscape of America, has died aged 54.
Fake wines now account for 20% of global wine sales according to unofficial industry estimates published in regional French newspaper Sud Ouest.
An Italian father and son have been arrested on suspicion of counterfeiting €2 million worth of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.
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