Fraud

The fake, the fraudulent and the lookalikes at Chengdu Wine Fair

Ever heard about Petrus' second label or Château Cheval Blanc's commemorative 'Clos du Cheval Blanc'? You shouldn't have because neither exists, but that did not stop them from making an appearance at the Chengdu Wine Fair.

Anti-counterfeiting seminars to take place in HK

Wine authenticator Maureen Downey will host a series of seminars on fine wine fraud and counterfeiting in Hong Kong next week.

China’s Dynasty Fine Wines sells off vast stocks of top Bordeaux

China’s Dynasty Fine Wines is selling off vast quantities of its Bordeaux wine stocks worth millions of yuan, including d'Yquem, Margaux and Angélus to liquidate money to pay company debts and employees it has been reported.

Premier Cru owner sentenced to six years

John Fox, owner of bankrupt fine wine retailer Premier Cru, has been sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison for running a ponzi scheme for two decades.

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