A $120 bottle of finest pinot noir and a $30 'fake'. Could two Michelin-star chefs and top sommeliers taste the difference? The makers of 'molecular' wines and spirits say they can reproduce almost any high-priced bottle on the market, and then sell it for a fraction of the cost. Rhys Blakely reports. Plus the wine critic's taste test.

Michel Roux Jr is not in agreement with the two sommeliers at the table. They're all perching on a humongous leather sofa in a photo studio in northwest London. Each has before them two glasses. One – they don't know which – contains a splash of 2017 Far Niente, a highly regarded chardonnay from California's Napa Valley that

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