in which a Languedoc producer suppl ied 18,000 bottles of wine to a bogus trader in north London.
Domaine de Marmorieres supplied 50 pallets of
Vin de Pays wines to an address in Tottenham
after receiving a call from someone claiming to be James Dee,
a wine buyer for Maxwell's restaurant. Maxwell's said this week
no one of that name work ed for
The wine was collected from the winery by three transport companies
and delivered to the north London address. Neither the winery nor any of the transport companies had been paid.
Ret ailers are being warned to be on the lookout for wine from Domaine de Marmorieres, which has no official UK distribution.