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Magazine Archives: Nov. 15, 2008

Fight Against Counterfeiting Goes Atomic

Augustus Weed
Issue: November 15, 2008

French scientists have developed tests involving particle accelerators that can authenticate a wine bottle's age and sniff out counterfeits. As concerns about counterfeiting grow, wineries, retailers and auction houses are looking for ways to guarantee authenticity and reassure customers.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands October 20, 2008.

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