MOSCOW, September 1 - RAPSI. The Moscow Commercial Court has fined the Seventh Continent supermarket chain 100,000 rubles ($3,600) upon the request of the Federal Service for the Supervision of Consumer Protection (Rospetrebnadzor) for selling Muscatel white wine whose quality fell below government standards, according to the decision published on the courts website.

Following its discovery of the supermarket chains wine sales violation, Rospetrebnadzor launched an administrative case, and tested four more bottles of wine. The service seized a batch of 404 bottles, confirmed the chain was in violation of the law, and then submitted the case to court.

Seventh Continent was established in 1994. It operates Seventh Continent supermarkets and Nash superstores.