Chinese police seize 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds

Police in Shanghai have arrested 13 people after discovering 14,000 bottles of fake Penfolds wine destined to be sold through Alibaba's Taobao – China's version of Ebay – as well as pubs and karaoke bars.

Fine wine investment: Tactical approaches

If the prices of five quite different Petit Moutons can be so similar, what exactly does this mean in respect of a tactical approach to the market? Does it mean that considerations of quality are irrelevant and that all wines eventually polarise to the same spot?

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".

Top new products: November

This month saw the launch of Penfold's Grange multi vintage 'g3' label, a gin made by winemaker François Lurton from a Sauvignon Blanc base, and a chicken-infused gin from London distillers Portobello Gin.

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

October 23rd, 2017

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