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Billionaire Wine Collector in Legal Battle Alleges He Was Sold Counterfeit Wines

Billionaire wine collector William Koch is in court this week pursuing a lawsuit against another wealthy wine collector, Eric Greenberg. Koch alleges that Greenberg knowingly sold counterfeit wines at a 2005 auction. Some of the bottles in contention include wines such as 1921 Château Petrus and 1921 Château Cheval Blanc. He paid more than $20,000 […]

Legally Making Wine at Home

After the end of prohibition, a law was passed that allowed citizens to make wine and beer in their own homes for personal consumption. However, it was left up to the states to make this legal within their borders individually. As of today, there are only two states that have yet to allow their citizens […]