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Maureen Downey: Wine Fraud Nation
Audio: America’s Test Kitchen interviews Maureen Downey about the secrets to counterfeiting wine bottles, and what to…
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Kein Mensch erkennt das am Geschmack
Article: Susanne Schneider interviews Maureen Downey about Rudy Kurniawan, wine counterfeiting, and WineFraud.com.
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Wine Auction Boss Fronts Up on Fraud Fears
Article: Dragon 8 Auction House founder, Gil Lempert-Schwarz, answers to questions about the authenticity of the wines…
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Who Isn’t Buying Rudy’s Wines
Article: Notorious wine counterfeiter, Rudy Kurniawan’s personal wine collection is going up for auction. But is it…
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Questions Raised By Hong Kong Auction
Article: Maureen Downey weighs in on the new Auction house in Hong Kong, Dragon 8,  founded by…
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Maureen Downey: Wine Fraud Expert (& More)
Article: An interview betweeen Randy Smith and Maureen Downey about Wine Fraud, Chai Consulting, and everything in…
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Fraud, Counterfeit, and the Sommelier
Article: Maureen Downey helps Guild Somm look into different types of wine fraud, how to protect your…
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Wine Fraud Eroding Value of Liquid Assets
VIDEO: CNN discovers how the demand for fine wine, and a lack of knowledge about wine creates…
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Corkscrewed: The Art of Fake Wine
VIDEO: Food Republic covers food crimes including the Rudy Kurniawan story with commentary from Maureen Downey
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The Authenticator
ARTICLE: Wine Spectator details Maureen Downey as The Authenticator in it’s November 2015 Magazine.
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Sip On This: That $10,000 (Or $30) Bottle Of Wine Might Be Fake
AUDIO: NPR discusses wine counterfeiting in the US and worldwide with Maureen Downey and WineFraud.com contributor Michael…
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Filthy Rich Guide to Your Wine Cellar
VIDEO: Maureen Downey covers not all expensive wines are authentic and the three main ways to tell…
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How to Know if Your Expensive Wine is Fake
VIDEO: Maureen Downey has become a top wine fraud investigator, helping to rid the wine industry of…
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A Pinot Noir
ARTICLE: Hunting the thieves behind a rach os six-figure wine heists.
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“Vintage” Wine Fraud
VIDEO: American Greed, Season 9 Episode 105 Counterfeit wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan makes millions selling cheap basement…
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The 16 Most Counterfeited Wines
Article: The top counterfeited producers are outlined by Maureen Downey, and she explains that only a few…
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How Wine Fraud is Destroying the Rare Wine Business
Article: Maureen Downey, Michael Egan, and more discuss Rudy Kurniwan and wine fraud.
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