New on August 17th, 2021

Better times are upon us but fraud in the wine & spirits industry has not slowed down one bit. Four news stories to discover this week


Beyond High-Profile Scandals, Wine Fraud Is Rampant: Not to be missed, a fine piece about lesser known fraud cases with input from Maureen Downey

More deaths from methanol poisoning: a very real problem, not just in China

European Police crackdown on fake food items: wine, spirits but also honey, horse meat and shellfish “unfit for human consumption”

India, a new hotbed of fraud: Spirits fraud cases have increased four-fold since last year in Pune city