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Magazine Archives: July 31, 2010

Blackmailer Targets Burgundy

Bruce Sanderson, Mitch Frank
Issue: July 31, 2010

French police are holding an ex-convict accused of threatening to poison two of Burgundy's most famous vineyards, according to reports from directors at Domaine de la Romanée-Conti and Domaine Comte Georges de Vogüé. After sending a series of threatening letters, the accused extortionist was arrested in a sting in late February as he tried to pick up a fake ransom.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands June 29, 2010.

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