Below, find our 10-point guide on suspicious indications to consider.
If anybody believes that fake fine wine stopped because of the conviction and jailing of arch-counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan, they’re fooling on their own, according to expert Maureen Downey.
Put into that, wine fraud investigations stay an occurrence that is frequent.
Downey, who’s invested significantly more than a ten years wanting to shine a light from the problem, this launched the Chai Wine Vault system in an effort to guarantee a wine’s provenance and authenticity month.
Here, according to a seminar that is recent by Chai Consulting’s Maureen Downey and Siobhan Turner, are 10 what to look out for…
1. Watch out for unicorns
Look out for ‘unicorn’ wines that never existed. Credit: Conrad Gessner / Wellcome Pictures /Wiki Commons
Wines that, as Downey places it, ‘exist just into the brain associated with the wine counterfeiter’, such as for example a bottle that is five-litre of Blanc 1945. Continue reading