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News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Cognac Honors Carmelo's Cause

Plus, a $467,000 wine heist in the U.K., a new study examines why we like celebrity wines, a Goldschläger-inspired sparkling wine and more

Posted: August 22, 2013  

News & Features  :  News

Are French Wineries Being Used for Money Laundering?

Watchdogs warn that a few Chinese and Russian investors are hiding bad cash in vineyard sales

Posted: August 19, 2013  By Suzanne Mustacich

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Warren G, Moscato Regulator

Plus, extended detentions for repeat Champagne pilferers, and Siduri declares its wines safe for the gluten averse

Posted: August 15, 2013  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Wine-and-Football Season Kicks Off for Raider Nation

Plus, Rudy Kurniawan's trial postponed, Singapore students make wine from the foul-smelling durian fruit and more

Posted: August 1, 2013  

July 31, 2013 Issue  :  News

World Briefs

Posted: July 31, 2013  By Ben O'Donnell, Suzanne Mustacich

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Every Day Is a Wining Road for Sheryl Crow

The singer has partnered with Sonoma's Chateau St. Jean. Plus: Celebs compete in a Korbel spray-off, a quake rocks New Zealand, Paul Hobbs goes to Virginia, Bill Koch goes to court (again) and there's a new nude label

Posted: July 25, 2013  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Will Rudy Kurniawan Find a New Lawyer?

Plus, Montalcino's Argiano has been acquitted of charges it made illegitimate Brunello, and a Napa Valley foie gras lawsuit gets a green light

Posted: July 11, 2013  

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Will Downton Abbey's Claret Be a Hit?

Plus, a Napa wine executive is on the lam after a $900,000 embezzlement indictment and Unfiltered's dispatches from Vinexpo, including a new twist-off cork

Posted: June 27, 2013  

June 15, 2013 Issue  :  News

Burglars Steal $350,000 of Champagne

Posted: June 15, 2013  By Alison Napjus

June 15, 2013 Issue  :  News

Koch Wins Counterfeit Wine Lawsuit

Posted: June 15, 2013  By Peter Hellman

Collecting  :  Collecting News

Wine Collectors Accuse Charlie Trotter of Fraud; Chef Denies Allegations

Brothers allege in federal lawsuit that they bought phony magnum of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti from restaurant

Posted: June 14, 2013  By Mitch Frank

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

A Bitter Night for Château d'Yquem

Plus, Christina Milian lends her voice to Moscato, Italian prisoners partner with Frescobaldi, Aureole's Wine Angels get new threads, last-minute Dad's Day ideas and more

Posted: June 13, 2013  

Collecting  :  Collecting News

Christie's Pulls Burgundy from Auction After Authenticity Questioned

Domaine de la Romanée-Conti codirector tells Wine Spectator he has concerns after collectors raise doubts

Posted: May 29, 2013  By Peter Hellman

Collecting  :  Collecting News

Top Burgundy Winemakers Will Testify Against Alleged Counterfeiter

Prosecutors in Rudy Kurniawan trial will depose heads of Domaine de la Romanée-Conti, Domaine Georges Roumier and Domaine Ponsot

Posted: May 8, 2013  By Peter Hellman

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Gone in 500 Seconds: A Bordeaux Smash and Grab

Plus, more fallout follows Brunello vandal attack, a winemaker-turned-bread baker, toasting Australia's first Masters champ with Penfolds Grange, John Salley promotes Vegan Vine wines and more

Posted: April 25, 2013  

Collecting  :  Collecting News

Jury Awards Bill Koch $12 Million in Counterfeit Wine Lawsuit

Court finds that collector Eric Greenberg defrauded Florida billionaire at wine auction

Posted: April 12, 2013  By Peter Hellman, Mitch Frank

Collecting  :  Collecting News

Rudy Kurniawan's Court Date Is Set

Accused wine counterfeiter pleads not guilty to new indictment; no sign of plea bargain

Posted: April 10, 2013  By Peter Hellman

News & Features  :  News

Koch V. Greenberg: Plenty of Punches, No Knockout Blows

After two weeks of testimony, the trial over 24 bottles of alleged counterfeit wine rages on in federal court

Posted: April 9, 2013  By Peter Hellman

News & Features  :  News

Burglars Steal $350,000 of Champagne from Jacques Selosse

More than 300 cases are gone, plus labels; possible counterfeiting motive worries owners

Posted: April 1, 2013  By Alison Napjus

News & Features  :  Unfiltered

Brunello Destruction Puts Disgruntled Vandal in Prison

Why has the bitter victim resigned from the Brunello association? Plus, undercover foie gras spies in Napa Valley and a Carneros Pinot inspired by the Large Hadron Collider

Posted: March 28, 2013  

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