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EU pursues fine wine counterfeiters

PARIS — European authorities are pursuing a network of counterfeiters who passed off hundreds of bottles of lesser wine as Romanee-Conti, often considered the best and most expensive wine in the world.

The Burgundy vineyard sounded the alarm last year, suspecting that bottles with Romanee-Conti labels were fake, the Dijon prosecutor’s office said this week.

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