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Champagne Scam…

Via Fiorenzo, I learned of the latest wine adulteration scam in Italy. This time 20,000 bottles of unidentified champagne were found in the Piedmont region around Cuneo and Alessandria, although others were arrested as far away as Bari and Bergamo. The bottles had no label and were valued at around a euro each. The bottles were to be given labels for non-existent brands such as “Paul Gilbert”, “Henry Flaubert” and “Pierre Plantard”, and sold for 35 euro! So, if you should happen to have a bottle of this appellation in the fridge…


February 26, 2007 - Posted by | geographical indications, wine

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