Mike Steinberger from Slate Magazine has an interesting piece around one of the greatest wine hoaxes ever perpetrated. In it he talks about how these events affected the reputation of the wine expert Michael Broadbent who auctioned and sold the fraudulent wine. It highlights how human fallibility can damage professional reputations and tarnish careers. After reading this, my next book purchase will undoubtedly be The Billionaire's Vinegar.
Check the Slate article out – Greatest Wine Hoax Ever