France's Great Fake Wine Fleecing of Americans Too Tasteless to Know Any Better

France's Great Fake Wine Fleecing of Americans Too Tasteless to Know Any Better

French Customs officials uncovered a colossal scam wherein a dozen French winemakers sold 18 million bottles of fake Pinot Noir to an American distributor. Sniffed one winemaker's lawyer, "Not a single American consumer complained."

If you like the affected label, Red Bicyclette, you officially have no taste. But it'll probably be really cheap if your local liquor store has backstock, so you have my blessing anyway. [BBC via ClaireBuoyant] [pic via]