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• Counterfeit wine scams “tip of the iceberg”

Counterfeit wine scams “tip of the iceberg”

Huge amounts of counterfeit wines are yet to be uncovered according to Serena Sutcliffe MW. Addressing attendees of the Fine & Rare Specialist course at Vienna’s Palais Coburg earlier this month, the head of Sotheby’s wine department said that current allegations concerning counterfeiting were “the tip of the iceberg”. She also said that the discovery […]

• Andrew Lloyd Webber Offering Wine Collection In Hot Wine Auction Market

Andrew Lloyd Webber Offering Wine Collection In Hot Wine Auction Market

Sales at the world’s three biggest wine auctioneers increased by 88 percent in 2010 as wealthy Asian buyers dominated the market for prestige French vintages such as Lafite. The total sales were a record $252.1 million, according to Bloomberg calculations. The company that sold the most wine, $94.9 million, was specialist Acker Merrall & Condit, […]