FRANCE: Investigations highlight extent of fraud in French wine

By Stuart Todd | 28 November 2002

A French association representing around 10,000 independent wine growers, the CNCP, has highlighted the largely unpunished practice of fraudulent labelling on wine bottles. The CNCP's investigations have led to accusations that it is the well-established trading houses and distributors of leading wines to supermarkets who are at the forefront of the swindling.

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A French association representing around 10,000 independent wine growers, the CNCP, has highlighted the largely unpunished practice of fraudulent labelling on wine bottles. The CNCP's investigations have led to accusations that it is the well-established trading houses and distributors of leading wines to supermarkets who are at the forefront of the swindling.

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