Italy Investigates Possible Fraud at Frescobaldi
Issue: June 15, 2005
Marchesi de' Frescobaldi, one of Tuscany's most prominent and historic wine producers, is facing charges of fraud in connection with wines made at its Fattoria di Castiglioni estate. Investigators allege that the estate's winemakers used a higher percentage of grapes from southern Italy than is legal in the production of some wines.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 15, 2005.