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Acker: ‘Asia markets set strong tempo for 2016’

Acker: ‘Asia markets set strong tempo for 2016’ | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
The New York auction house has reported a positive first sale for 2016 driven by Asian buyers’ continuing demand for top Burgundy.
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Prices soar at Chateau Margaux auction in New York

Prices soar at Chateau Margaux auction in New York | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Fine wine buyers are far from tired of top Bordeaux if the offer is right, suggests a rare Chateau Margaux auction hosted by Sotheby's in New York.
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Wine Opinion: How to spot a counterfeit

Wine Opinion: How to spot a counterfeit | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Counterfeit wine expert Maureen Downey’s advice boils down to one message: “Just keep screaming”. We are regularly asked why we are so reluctant to address the issue of counterfeiting, given its prevalence in our markets....
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Wine-Fraud Court Case Starts in New York

Wine-Fraud Court Case Starts in New York | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Wine-Fraud Court Case Starts in New York,Maureen Downey explains the significance of a civil action brought by billionaire Bill Koch against internet entrepreneur Eric Greenberg.
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THE RISE AND FALL OF A WINE COUNTERFEITER - inside account by Douglas E. Barzelay

THE RISE AND FALL OF A WINE COUNTERFEITER - inside account by Douglas E. Barzelay | Grande Passione | Scoop.it

"Because my perspective is that of someone passionate about old Burgundy, and because I ultimately came to play a small role in Rudy’s downfall, I thought that it might be useful to tell the story of Rudy Kurniawan’s rise and fall as I saw it."

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Champagne becomes third most traded region

Champagne becomes third most traded region | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
In August Italian wines became the second most traded regional group so far in 2015. Burgundy, which had been holding this position since 2011, was pushed into third place. This was largely due to high activity for Super Tuscans, and...
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Margaux Sale Marks Bordeaux's New York Revival | Wine News & Features

Margaux Sale Marks Bordeaux's New York Revival | Wine News & Features | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Margaux Sale Marks Bordeaux's New York Revival. A special auction of the premier cru estate marks an upswing in US interest in Bordeaux.
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Wine Auctions: Timing and Venue Are Vital

Wine Auctions: Timing and Venue Are Vital | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Wine Auctions: Timing and Venue Are Vital,Wine authentication expert Maureen Downey explains how to get the best results from selling your collection.
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Wine Fraud: In Defense of Auction Houses

Wine Fraud: In Defense of Auction Houses | Grande Passione | Scoop.it
Wine Fraud: In Defense of Auction Houses,An examination of fraud in the fine-wine industry. By Maureen Downey.
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