Book reviews – stories 2


Truth can be stranger than fiction. We have a bit of both in these two final book reviews. For all the rest, see Book reviews 2017 – a guide


In Vino Duplicitas 
The rise and fall of a wine forger extraordinaire 
Peter Hellman 
Published by The Experiment 
ISBN 9781615193929 
£20, $26 (also available in digital format) 

The story of Rudy Kurniawan has been well documented, not just on this website and in the movie Sour Grapes but also in every self-respecting wine magazine and all over the internet. One of the most persistent and prodigious journalists following the...