fake wine

Krug CEO: Drinking Champagne with flutes is like going to a concert with ear plugs

If you are drinking Champagne out of a flute, then you are doing it all wrong, according to Maggie Henriquez, CEO and president of Krug, comparing it to “going to a concert with ear plugs”.

NZ winery charged with wine fraud in landmark case

Southern Boundary Wines Ltd, based in Waipara in New Zealand, and three of its executives are facing a total of 156 charges of alleged wine fraud, having been accused of selling tens of thousands of bottles overseas with false information regarding vintage, variety and origin.

Maureen Downey to host wine authentication workshops in HK

Wine authentication expert Maureen Downey will return to Hong Kong this October to host two workshops for trade professionals and wine collectors, after previously casting a somber warning that fraudsters are purposely targeting affluent Asian collectors.

6,000 bottles of fake wine busted in China

More than 6,000 bottles of counterfeit Chinese wines have been found in Xianyang city in China’s northwestern Shaanxi province, highlighting the problem of the counterfeiting of popular domestic brands as well as more expensive imports.

Kurniawan ‘broker’ arrested

November 15th, 2016

Sour Grapes out today

September 16th, 2016

Kurniawan wines make US$1.5m

December 16th, 2015

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