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Worth Reading This Week: FBI arrests alleged fraudster; White House fails to keep dinner wine list secret

Some recent items of interest from the Wine-o-sphere: The FBI last week arrested flamboyant wine collector Rudy Kurniawan for wine fraud. It’s the first time the Bureau has taken wine counterfeiting so seriously. Mike Steinberger has some detailed analysis on … Continue reading

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It’s Dinner Time: Do You Know Where Your Wine Is From?

The recent scandal over cheap French merlot mislabeled as slightly-less-cheap pinot noir for sale in the United States under Gallo’s Red Bicyclette label is a sign that consumers should be wary about what we’re drinking – and another reason to … Continue reading

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