Wine Fraud

The fake, the fraudulent and the lookalikes at Chengdu Wine Fair

Ever heard about Petrus' second label or Château Cheval Blanc's commemorative 'Clos du Cheval Blanc'? You shouldn't have because neither exists, but that did not stop them from making an appearance at the Chengdu Wine Fair.

Amcor unveils anti-counterfeit smart capsule

Wine capsule specialist Amcor has teamed up with tech firm Selinko to launch 'the first connected capsule' in a bid to prevent counterfeiting of wines and spirits.

China’s leading e-retailer in ‘fake’ Lafite scam

A retailer has been caught trying to pass off a Vin de Pays wine as Château Lafite Rothschild on China’s largest direct sales e-commerce site, JD.com.

Premier Cru liquidation: empty bottles of fine wine among lots

Hundreds of empty bottles and thousands of empty cases of fine wine were among the lots recently sold-off from closed US merchant Premier Cru.

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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