Wine Fraud

GVG fined €200,000

One of Bordeaux’s leading négociants, Grands Vins de Gironde (GVG), has been fined €200,000 after being found to have falsely labelled very large quantities of wine.

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 charges rock Bordeaux

In the wake of revelations regarding an enormous false labelling scandal in the Rhône, now one of Bordeaux’s leading négociants has been caught up in a fraud suit.

Massive scale of Rhône fraud exposed

French officials have released the details of an enormous fraud perpetrated by a leading bottler in the Rhône, thought to be Raphaël Michel, which was of such size that at one point up to 15% of all Côtes-du-Rhône was falsely labelled.

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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