Updated: 08/08/2014 01:18 | By Agence France-Presse

US judge gives Indonesian wine forger 10 years  

Indonesian wine forger Rudy Kurniawan was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison after being found guilty of manufacturing and selling fake vintages for millions of dollars.


US judge gives Indonesian wine forger 10 years  

Corks, foil capsules and wine labels that were used as evidence in the trial of wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan are on display in Federal Court on December 19, 2013 in New York - by Stan Honda

The 37-year-old, once considered one of the top five wine collectors in the world, was convicted in December of blending hundreds of bottles in his kitchen and selling them as rare vintages.

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