Fighting fakes in China - part 3
6 Nov 2013 by Nick Bartman
See our guide to  Fighting fakes in China . At the time all my discoveries to date about doctored French documentation seemed important, but later I was to discover that the importation of bottled wine was fast being superseded by a far more sophisticated and profitable process, although the common theme of Chinese link people on the ground in France would not change, and even today remains a vital piece of the jigsaw. The day after my meeting with the Bayonne négociant, I discussed my month's Chinese tour and investigation with the French wine authority. The Shenzhen-Bayonne situation was a useful case study. An...

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