fake wine

Taiwan authorities bust fake Argentine wine company

A Taiwan-based wine company has been busted by local authorities for mixing grape juice, alcohol and spices to produce fake Argentinean wines which were selling for as much as NT$ 1,800 (US$61) a bottle.

TWE disputes viral Chinese report on ‘fake’ Penfolds

A viral Chinese ‘exposé’ which alleged that at least 80% of Penfolds sold online in China is fake has been refuted by Treasury Wine Estates which claims it contains “extremely misleading and inaccurate information".

China’s Alibaba shuts down 240k ‘shops’ for selling fakes

China’s biggest e-commerce company Alibaba has reportedly shut down over 240,000 shops for selling counterfeit products from designer bags to fake wines on its platform in 2017

Fake Moët Hennessy ‘Côtes du Rhône’ busted in China

Following a formal complaint filed by French luxury group Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy, the Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce has busted a local Chinese wine company which has been selling counterfeit Rhône wines it claimed were made by Moët Hennessy.

Kurniawan ‘broker’ arrested

November 15th, 2016

Sour Grapes out today

September 16th, 2016

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