Wine Fraud

Kurniawan loses second appeal against conviction

Convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan has lost a second appeal against a 10-year sentence, handed down in 2014 after he was found guilty of selling millions of dollars of rare and expensive counterfeit wine.

Fraud scandal rocks France’s leading bulk bottler

One of France's biggest bulk bottlers, Raphaël Michel, is at the centre of a serious wine scandal following the arrest of its chairman on fraud charges this June.

NZ winery charged with wine fraud in landmark case

Southern Boundary Wines Ltd, based in Waipara in New Zealand, and three of its executives are facing a total of 156 charges of alleged wine fraud, having been accused of selling tens of thousands of bottles overseas with false information regarding vintage, variety and origin.

10 stories that you couldn’t resist

We round up the articles that proved popular with our readers this week including two alleged cases of wine fraud and 10 of the best rosés for under £15.

Kurniawan appeal rebuffed

July 14th, 2015

Wine scam rocks Chablis

May 15th, 2015

The big fake fall out

August 28th, 2014

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