Taiwanese authorities have seized 30,000 bottles of wine from an importer in New Taipei, which are thought to be bulk wine rebranded as top Bordeaux.
Jeannie Cho Lee MW has called the counterfeiting of fine wines a “global issue”, not just a Chinese one.
An illegal distillery that made fake vodka from windscreen wash that would have “posed a real threat to public safety” has been shut down by UK Trading Standards.
A wine merchant in the Chinese city of Shenzen has held a public destruction of several bottles of fake Lafite he bought at auction.
Burgundian winemaker Laurent Ponsot, who helped to bring Rudy Kurniawan to trial, believes 10 years in prison is “not enough” for the convicted wine fraudster.
The sentencing of wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has been delayed for the third time but he has agreed a settlement with billionaire Bill Koch.
US auction house Acker Merrall & Condit has paid a “substantial sum” to billionaire wine collector Bill Koch in an out of court settlement.
As many as one in five bottles of wine stocked in independent shops in England could be fakes, sold to stores by organised criminals.
The Antique Wine Company has today moved to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by a US businessman saying his “exaggerated” claims amount to “extortion”.
The sentencing of convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has been postponed for a second time.
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