The Ultimate Wine Con Job

“In the early morning hours of March 8, 2012, FBI agents burst into the southern California home of Rudy Kurniawan and uncovered a veritable wine forgery factory. Stacks of empty wine bottles sat on the kitchen floor and thousands of fake wine labels bearing the names of some of the world’s most prestigious wineries were tucked into drawers. Open bottles of old French and new California wine that Kurniawan used to mix his fakes sat in the pantry.”

Read more of the fascinating story about how one man fooled vino experts and collectors to the tune of $25 million.

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