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WINE WOMEN Presents: Combating Wine Fraud, with Maureen Downey

March 1 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The event has been rescheduled from September 9, 2020 to 2021, date TBD.

Find out how easy it is to fake wine and why it is so prevalent. Join us to learn from the world’s foremost expert on counterfeit wines.

Fake wine is a $3 billion market and there are ways to identify them. This Wine Fraud and Counterfeiting Presentation is for all those interested understanding the basics of what counterfeiters do to expose the frauds. It begins with a global look at the scale of wine fraud and the various types of wine fraud permeating markets today. We discuss Wine Fraud from ancient times through the recent cases of Hardy Rodenstock, Rudy Kurniawan and Alexander Iugov as well as many cases currently under investigation.

Maureen Downey, DWS, CWE, FWS, Fine Wine Expert is the Leading Global Expert on Wine Fraud, Counterfeiting and Authentication of Fine Wine and is the founder of WineFraud.com and Chai Consulting LLC.



Viansa Sonoma Winery
25200 Arnold Dr.
Sonoma, CA United States
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