fake wine

China busts 50,000 bottles of fake Penfolds in Zhengzhou

Police in China’s central Zhengzhou city have busted 50,000 bottles of fake Penfolds worth over RMB 18 million (US$2.8m) –  the biggest haul of counterfeit Penfolds – just five months after 14,000 knock-offs were seized in Shanghai.

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

Nearly 40% Chinese consumers admit to purchasing fake booze

A survey recently conducted by a Chinese newspaper found that close to 40% of respondents admitted to purchasing counterfeit alcohol, leading the paper to declare that booze is the “worst-hit area of fake goods”.

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.

Kurniawan ‘broker’ arrested

November 15th, 2016

Sour Grapes out today

September 16th, 2016

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