Fake Wine Sales in China

Counterfeit wines in China are estimated to worth $685 Million, or 5 percent of the total wine market in the China.

Empty bottles of legitimate wines are sold on the black market at prices up to $1,500 to counterfeiters who fill the bottle with counterfeit wine.

Source: Peter Shadbolt, “Counterfeits in the grape wall of China,” CNN, March 11, 2011.