Bogus Burgundies Uncovered

Auction market faces questions after wine is pulled from sale
Peter Hellman
Issue: July 31, 2008

Midway through Acker Merrall & Condit's April 25 wine auction, held at the Manhattan restaurant Cru, auctioneer and Acker president John Kapon paused the fast-paced action to make an unusual announcement: 22 lots of red Burgundy, identified in the catalog as rarities from the prestigious Domaine Ponsot in Morey-St.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 18, 2008.

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