It has been reported that on Thursday, 27 October, five people were tried in a court in Bordeaux for the falsification of 34,587 hectoliters of French wine (equivalent to around 4.6 million bottles). The wine in question had allegedly been sourced in Spain and brought across the border in over 130 tanker trucks which was then bottled and labelled as wine from various appellations from within the region of Bordeaux. “It’s an absolute record in the region, a fraudulent scheme on an industrial scale”, according to the lawyer for the […]

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