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.
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.
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.
A sale of fine wines belonging to Rudy Kurniawan has realised US$1.5 million – while hundreds more deemed fake have been destroyed.
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.
Wine from the personal cellar of fraudster Rudy Kurniawan is being sold off by the US Marshals Service after being declared genuine.
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.
An appeal by convicted fraudster Rudy Kurniawan to have his 10-year sentence reduced has been challenged by a US attorney.
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.
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