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LOOKING FOR OLD WINE WITH IMPECCABLE PROVENANCE?

I am often asked about acquiring old wines. My answer is always to be very careful and know the provenance. Remember the Undergound was the first to talk about wine fraud (to read that article click here) So if you are one of those who is looking to buy old wines with great provenance here is your […]

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WINE FRAUD AND A WINE DETECTIVE – THE STORY OF DON CORNWELL

  BACKGROUND This article  begins by detailing the background of wine fraud as reported by the Underground. This is a lead in to the story of Don Cornwell who has emerged as one of the foremost detectives in investigating and ferreting out wine fraud. This story was reported in an article by Dan Collins in […]

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THE WINE FRAUD STORY – THE BEAT GOES ON!

    “CHATEAU SUCKER”     In the first story about the current Rudy Kurniawan alleged wine fraud since his indictment, (To read the story of the indictment click here)  The New York Magazine has just published an article by Benjamin Wallace, the author of Billionaires Vinegar, entitled “Chateau Sucker” in its May 21, 2012 […]

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CALLING ALL WINE INVESTORS

Don’t Say You Didn’t Hear it Here! I’ve been writing about wine fraud quite a bit lately as a lot has been happening. And, a common thread through it all is that the people who were directly impacted by the fraud could have easily avoided it by just asking questions and being observant. After all, […]

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