Malcolm Gluck – The Great Wine Swindle

Coinciding with the release of the frankly awful Beaujolais Nouveau on November 18th, is the publication of renowned wine writer Michael Gluck’s new book ‘The Great Wine Swindle’ revealing the nefarious goings on in the international wine trade. I’ve been asked by the publishers to give it a pre-release review. This book lifts the lid on the many cons, lies and cheats existing in the UK wine trade, from the supermarkets blatantly fraudulent¬†‘half price deals’ to the traditional wine merchants’ stealth tactics of flogging inferior wine to punters or ‘Indian customers’ as they refer to the wealthy but naive...