Faking It

Port, Jeni
August 2007
Australian Gourmet Traveller WINE;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p40
The article discusses the issue of counterfeit wines finding their way to markets in Australia, with special reference to Penfolds Grange wine, which is the prime target for fraudsters in Australia because of its price and profile. In 2002, six bottles of 1976 Penfolds Grange, which were submitted for auction, turned out to be fake. Wine auctioneer Robert Worthington talks about the checks used by him if he has suspicions about a wine.


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