Rudy Kurniawan

Maureen Downey to host wine authentication workshops in HK

Wine authentication expert Maureen Downey will return to Hong Kong this October to host two workshops for trade professionals and wine collectors, after previously casting a somber warning that fraudsters are purposely targeting affluent Asian collectors.

$550m worth of Kurniawan counterfeit wines being ‘resold over and over again’

As much as US$550 million worth of fine wine from imprisoned counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan may still be in the market, according to Maureen Downey.

Fine wine fakers targeting Asian collectors

Collectors in Hong Kong and Asia are now being deliberately targeted by fine wine counterfeiters authentication expert Maureen Downey has warned.

深度调查:市场上到底有多少假酒?

现流通在市场上的假酒到底有多少?被誉为葡萄酒侦探的Maureen Downey 对此颇有研究,并称数量远比业内估计多得多。

Sour Grapes out today

September 16th, 2016

Kurniawan wines make US$1.5m

December 16th, 2015

Kurniawan appeal rebuffed

July 14th, 2015

The Proust Q&A: Neal Martin

October 21st, 2014

The big fake fall out

August 28th, 2014

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