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Wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan was found to have a recipe for concocting Chateau Mouton Rothschild when the FBI conducted a raid. The most useful section on Ms Downey's website will be Wine Authentication 101, a virtual tutorial in specific counterfeit practices.

Wine fraud website in April to track the real McCoys

Feb 13, 2015 5:50 AM

CONVICTED wine counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan is safely behind bars, but many of his fakes are still floating around in cellars - along with plenty of other suspect bottles.  

Just in time, wine consultant Maureen Downey, who helped the FBI bring Kurniawan down, is launching a website in