Rudy Kurniawan's Burgundy vineyard stake sold by US government

From decanter.com: Burgundy vines, including premiers crus, previously owned by convicted wine fraudster Rudy Kurniawan have been sold off by the US government to raise money for his victims.

Etienne de Montille confirmed to Decanter.com that he and his family have bought Kurniawan’s former stake in the Burgundy vineyard venture for around $726,000. De Montille paid the US government for the vineyard stake. Officials seized Kurniawan’s property after his conviction and subsequent 10-year prison sentence for making and selling fakes of some of the world’s finest wines. Article continues

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