A Look Inside WineFraud.com


Welcome to WINEFRAUD.com

WineFraud.com is the first of its kind due-diligence resource for the wine industry on matters related to wine fraud and the counterfeiting of wine. From wine consumers to those in the trade, including vendors and producers, WineFraud.com members will be provided educational tools through unprecedented content from both our team of fraud and counterfeiting experts as well the most comprehensive database of wine fraud evidence in the world. Our goal is to be a resource to the industry to provide a higher level of awareness to wine fraud and in turn, a more transparent marketplace for the consumer while assisting producers and vendors in the ongoing protection of their brands and reputations across the globe.

Under Investigation

To begin 2016, we will be adding in more of our trials: Rudy Kurniawan and Koch vs Greenberg, looking at new producers and vintages, highlighting paper and labels in our video in-depth look at how labels are made and can help thwart counterfeiters, and continue to build in our galleries of counterfeits and authentic wines.

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WINE AUTHENTICATION: In Depth: Glass: An expert in Glass will show members how wine bottles are made and cover the history of glass. | Print Methods: How different labels use different print methods and Concorde paper.
GALLERY OF AUTHENTICS: Authentics: Rhone will be added to our ever-expanding galleries.
RUDY KURNIAWAN: Trial: Parts ten and eleven of Rudy Kurniawan’s trial which include David Barzelay and Day six of the trial.
OTHER WINE FRAUDS: Koch vs Greenberg: Part seven of the trial highlighted by Siobhan Turner | Storage Fraud: Storage facilities that sell wine without their client’s consent, and why these cases aren’t going to court

COUNTERFEIT WINE: Ausone: Pictures of counterfeits of this producer | Vintage Spotlights: In Depth look at why some vintages are counterfeited more than others, and what makes these vintages special.