The notorious wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan, aka Mr Conti, has been deported to his native country Indonesia last week from the US after spending seven years in jail for defrauding wine collectors millions of dollars.
Not all Japanese whisky is really Japanese whisky. For the first time, Japan introduced new regulations to clearly define the sought-after spirit. Mari Yasuda details the new changes and charts the history of Japanese whisky.
Some superlative lots including five vintages of 100-point Harlan magnums, Screaming Eagle magnums and a collection of 6-liter imperials from Opus One will go under hammer at the inaugural ‘Direct from the Cellar: Napa Valley Library Wine Auction’.