fake wine

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.

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.

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”.

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".

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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