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In winegrowing this means the pretending of a wrong wine identity through illegal manipulation. Such forgeries already existed in the antiquity, for example at the famous Falernian due to incorrect labeling. The most spectacular (but ultimately not sufficiently clarified) incident from more recent times is under the keyword Hardy Rodenstock described. See also further manipulations under wine scandal,

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