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John Fox, Premier Cru, the end of an era...

I have known and known of John Fox, the now defunct and infamous Berkeley wine retailer, for almost twenty years. His company, Premier Cru, last week collapsed filing for Chapter 7 bankrupcy… 490 more words

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The Wintrust Business Lunch: John Carpenter, Maureen Downey, Scott Kleinberg, and Erika Ewer

Happy Friday folks!  We’ve got the perfect show to get you ready for Halloween.  Kicking it off is John Carpenter of Blue Sky Innovation.  John joins us today to talk about the Chicago Innovation Awards.  159 more words

Wintrust Business Lunch

New Food Crime Unit Targets Wine Fraud

A new Food Crime Unit is setting itself against rising levels of wine fraud, as some experts claim drinks companies aren’t doing enough to help prevent crime. 182 more words

The Drinks Business

Authenticating icewine: closer, if not quite close enough

Scenario #1 – You’re sitting next to your fire after dinner, relaxed, with a few ounces of fine Canadian or German icewine, maybe a few slices of blue cheese and a ripe comice pear, and the current evening reading book. 672 more words

New Research

Wine Conmen Strike Again

A London merchant has become the third UK business victim this month of major wine theft, after fraudsters conned the firm out of almost £50,000-worth of stock. 119 more words

The Drinks Business

C&B: Buyers Need To Sort ‘Charlatans’ From The Genuine

Sales director, Oliver Hartley, recently told the drinks business that the merchant is keen to be more vocal about the way it operates and the measures it takes to offer its clients genuine cases of fine wine – in an understated sort of way. 272 more words

The Drinks Business

UK Wine Merchant Rejects Suspect 1947 Burgundy

Corney & Barrow has raised the alarm after being offered suspicious bottles of a rare Burgundy wine that has previously fetched thousands of pounds at auction. 238 more words