Charlie Trotter accused of selling bogus $46K wine

Associated Press
Charlie Trotter accused of selling bogus $46K wine

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2012 file photo, award-winning chef Charlie Trotter is seen during an interview with The Associated Press at his restaurant in Chicago. A federal lawsuit filed Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Chicago accuses Trotter and one of his wine experts of duping two New York wine collectors into buying what they thought was a bottle of 1945 Domaine de la Romanee-Conti magnum in June 2012. They are seeking damages of more than $76,000. They accuse Trotter and his company of violating Illinois consumer fraud laws. (AP Photo/Sitthixay Ditthavong, File)

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