If you want to make a small fortune in the wine business, start with a large one, the old adage goes. And yet that hasn’t stopped a generation of optimistic investors from chasing the lure of trophy wines with astronomical appreciations. But there’s another moneymaking scheme that’s older than investing in wine: fraud. Plus, the NBA wine squad picks up a new recruit with James Harden. Read on for more!
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