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Wednesday 27 July 2016 loc: GB

Rudy Kurniawan

‘Kurniawan’ DRC prompts fresh lawsuit

A Singapore-based investment firm has filed a lawsuit in the US accusing some members of the trade of complicity in selling it over US$2 million worth of “fake” Domaine de la Romanée-Conti.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 No Comments »

Ponsot: Burgundy ‘unprepared’ for counterfeiting

Laurent Ponsot, the head of Domaine Ponsot, has warned that it’s up to Burgundy producers to protect themselves against wine counterfeiting – but many remain unprepared.

Thursday, March 31st, 2016 No Comments »

de Villaine priming nephew to take over DRC

Aubert de Villaine, co-director of Burgundy’s prized Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, is priming his nephew to take over the estate in the near future.

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 No Comments »

Kurniawan wines make US$1.5m

A sale of fine wines belonging to Rudy Kurniawan has realised US$1.5 million – while hundreds more deemed fake have been destroyed.

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 No Comments »

New Hong Kong auctioneer under fire

A new auction house in Hong Kong has come under scrutiny after the provenance of certain wines at its inaugural sale were called into question.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

US marshals sell off Kurniawan wine

Wine from the personal cellar of fraudster Rudy Kurniawan is being sold off by the US Marshals Service after being declared genuine.

Saturday, November 21st, 2015 No Comments »

Kurniawan’s cars sold at auction

A trio of cars belonging to convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan, including a 2008 Lamborghini Murcielago roadster, have gone under the hammer in the US.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 1 Comment »

Kurniawan appeal rebuffed

An appeal by convicted fraudster Rudy Kurniawan to have his 10-year sentence reduced has been challenged by a US attorney.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

Kurniawan’s wines will be sold to repay victims

Wines from convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan’s private cellar are to be sold to repay the victims of his scams, who are owed in the region of US$30m.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 3 Comments »

The Proust Q&A: Neal Martin

The Essex-born, Surrey-based wine writer on his love of KFC and 1945 Claret, dislike of corked wine writers and fear of architecture.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 No Comments »

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