Chinese gambler splurges AU$190,000 on Penfolds

A millionaire Chinese gambler fresh from a hot winning streak at an Adelaide Casino splurged close to AU$190,000 (US$142,630) in cash on more than 200 bottles of Penfolds’ wines including regular and magnum bottles of Grange.

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.

Penfolds ‘copycat’ fires back at TWE

Rush Rich winery, accused by Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) of copycatting its flagship wine brand Penfolds, has fired back against the Australian wine giant with a cross claim in a federal court.

Wine Australia gets broader powers to combat copycat wines

Wine Australia has been given new powers to protect the reputation of Australian wine by restricting the export of wines that could infringe intellectual property laws in countries such as China, where copycats of Australian wine brand Penfolds are rampant.

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