November 16, 2017 – Shanghi, China Based on complaints from Treasury Wine Estates, the official distributor of Penfolds wine from Australia, the Chinese police launched an investigation into wine offered for sale at a discount on Alibaba’s online flea market Taobao. The complaint by Treasury Wine Estates was filed with Alibaba after an Executive noticed…

August 29,2017 – Xiangyang, China The Xiangyang police began to investigate when suspicions were aroused by the inconsistency of wine bottles that were appearing in alcohol and tobacco shops throughout the city. The bottles in question were domestic wine – Changyu, which along with the Great Wall brand are often a target of fraudulent fake…

March 7, 2017 – Shanghai, China Police in Shanghai seized over 20,000 bottles of fake Carlo Rossi in a raid on a distribution warehouse that was blended in with legitimate food warehouses. The fake wine came to the attention of police during routine inspections of shops that sold wine. They were seizing bottles of Carlo…