TuteTibiImperes: Maybe he should have done a bit of research on the bottle before spending big bucks on it. If his time is worth more than the two minutes it would have taken to Google the history of the winery, apparently the money he spent on that bottle wasn't that big of a deal to him.
TuteTibiImperes: Not saying there aren't excellent forgeries out there, but:FTFA: He show Teichner a "nice old bottle," a 1737 Lafite. Its label reads "1737 Chateau Lafite Rothschild." "You know, the Rothschilds didn't own Lafite in 1737," Koch said.Maybe he should have done a bit of research on the bottle before spending big bucks on it. If his time is worth more than the two minutes it would have taken to Google the history of the winery, apparently the money he spent on that bottle wasn't that big of a deal to him.
shanrick: There's a third Koch?
Uranus Megahertz: We must organize a telethon! Get Bono and Sting to sing for Whine-Aid
Mangoose: A billionaire cheats you and he will probably have to apologize, maybe write a letter. Pay a fine.If you cheat a billionaire, you will go to jail.
schadenfreude - schadenfreude...
LargeCanine: Crimes like counterfeiting and fraud are destructive to all societies. Its one of the reasons we have government and contact enforcement.
Uranus Megahertz: We must organize a telethon! Get Bono and Sting to sing for Wine-Aid
hubiestubert: LOL! MARKET FORCES WILL CORRECT THE ISSUE IN TIME!
Lawnchair: shanrick: There's a third Koch?Yeah. This is the one that's only worth about a tenth of what the two hyperpolitical ones are. The one who's more into the living the richy-rich lifestyle (the absurd wine cellar, Americas Cup yachting, fine arts), as opposed to the one with a compound in Wichita, penny-pinching on his employees, and whose only real goal in life appears to be making America shiattier.
Nuclear Monk: I'm more than a little upset that my high school guidance counselor never pointed out that 'Wine Detective' was a career option.
Ishidan: Still liquid in the bottle, maybe. After almost 300 years, aint wine anymore in any case./then again I don't understand coin collecting either, where a farkup can make something more valuable//and the most important thing is that it was never used for its intended purpose
OHDUDENESS: ITT, lotsa butthurt libs.
mrlewish: This can be solved by free market solutions and less government regulations. and Tax cuts for the rich.
Urmuf Hamer: I know there are farkers much smarter than I, but as DNRTMFT, why the fark would anyone except the very weakest of ego maniacs spend anything more than absolutely necessary for a good enough uh, anything? Can life really be so empty and otherwise mesningless that impressing the weakminded with your flagrancy seems a worthy goal? IJDGI & WTF Discuss
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