Maureen Downey

Three bottles of wine used as evidence in the trial of wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan are displayed in federal court in New York on Dec. 19, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

California Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan Gets 10 Years

A California wine collector faces sentencing in New York after he was convicted of making up to $20 million from 2004 to 2012 by selling bogus bottles of wine.

08/07/2014

Three bottles of wine used as evidence in the trial of wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan are displayed in federal court in New York on Dec. 19, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Mistakes Doomed Wine Counterfeiter Rudy Kurniawan

Kurniawan was a connoisseur of counterfeiting who mastered label making, cork stamping, bottle waxing and recorking to create fake bottles of wine.

12/19/2013