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NOVEMBER 23, 2015 To the victims go the spoils? Rudy’s wine, auctioned
Is this the first Kurniawan wine auction bidders can trust? Last year, Rudy Kurniawan, 39, started serving a 10-year jail term for wine counterfeiting. Starting tomorrow, the US Marshals will be auctioning off 4,711 bottles of wine the seized from Kurniawan. “It
| | A WINE STORY
NOVEMBER 23, 2015 Snapshot of Portugal: Wines of Alentejo, Algarve, Setúbal and Tejo
The well-attended recent Portuguese VINIPAX consumer wine fair in the Beja municipality in Southern Portugal offered the opportunity for local residents to sample the new breed of quality wines, and seasoned foreign journalists to taste – and judge – these wines in the context of popular wines in today’s global market. The top scoring wines (all had been pre-screened by local wine judges) were all top in class, and represented incredible quality.