Category Archives: Auctions

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces Exciting Two-Day Auction on May 15 & 16 with Wines Spanning the World’s Top Regions

Featuring Highly-Sought California Cult Wines, Classic Bordeaux & Champagne Direct from the Cellars of Krug (April 23, 2015—Chicago, IL) – Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the internationally renowned wineauction house and retailer, will hold An Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines on May 15-16 at the award-winning TRU restaurant in Chicago. This exceptional two-day sale will offer old-Continue Reading

Juicy Details with David Larson: Great Wine

What makes a wine great? This question came up last Saturday night following our Celebration of Burgundy sale. I posed it to myself, but that still counts. I asked (myself) this question during the course of our auction, as I had the opportunity to taste a number of very good wines that were opened inContinue Reading

HDH Achieves Outstanding Results at World’s Largest Commercial Burgundy Auction

Hart Davis Hart Witnesses Passionate Global Demand for Region’s Top Wines         We continued our strong performance thus far in 2015 with a 98.4% sold March sale, posting $4.05 million in sales against a pre-auction estimate of $2.7-4.1 million. The sale was the world’s only commercial auction this year devoted exclusively toContinue Reading

Vosne-Romanée & Its Unparalleled Premier Crus

Vosne-Romanée & Its Unparalleled Premier Crus

Few appellations in France can compete with the reputation of Vosne-Romanée. Its wines—particularly the Grand Crus—are the stuff of legends and the stars of countless auctions. Today, I’d like to take some time to explore this celebrated appellation, and to look specifically at how its unique composition and classification scheme make it not only oneContinue Reading

HDH’s Phenomenal December Sale Brings in a Total of $6.5M

HDH’s Phenomenal December Sale Brings in a Total of $6.5M

Hart Davis Hart capped off 2014 with a remarkably strong auction in Chicago on December 12th & 13th, realizing $6.5M against pre-sale estimates of $4.7-$7.0M. The auction’s unparalleled quality and breadth attracted a multitude of participants, whose aggressive bids led more than a third of the 2263 lots to exceed their high estimates. The finalContinue Reading

HDH Wine Co Presents: An Auction of Finest and Rarest Wines on December 12th and 13th

HDH Wine Co Presents: An Auction of Finest and Rarest Wines on December 12th and 13th

We will wrap up 2014 with a thrilling auction of finest and rarest wines on December 12th and 13th at Chicago’s award-winning TRU restaurant. This exciting two-day sale will consist of over 2,250 lots and is estimated to achieve $4.7-$7.0 million. The December auction will feature a panoply of old world gems with a strongContinue Reading

Producer Profile: Château Pichon Lalande

Producer Profile: Château Pichon Lalande

In addition to château-direct consignments from Montrose and Cheval Blanc, our upcoming auction, A Celebration of Bordeaux, features a consignment direct from the cellars of Château Pichon Longueville, Comtesse de Lalande (lots 1103-1133). We’re delighted to offer the wines of this historic Pauillac estate, and we encourage you to explore the careful balance of traditionContinue Reading

Producer Profile: Château Cheval Blanc

Producer Profile: Château Cheval Blanc

In addition to the château-direct consignment from Montrose, our upcoming Bordeaux Auction features a pristine consignment direct from the cellars of Château Cheval Blanc (lots 1-32). In honor of their consignment, we invite you to take a further look at the traditions and techniques that have made this estate one of Bordeaux’s most famous. PerchedContinue Reading

Producer Profile: Château Montrose

Producer Profile: Château Montrose

One of the first châteaux that comes to mind whenever the term “Super Second” is uttered is Château Montrose. We are delighted to feature a consignment direct from Montrose’s cellars in our upcoming Bordeaux Auction (lots 735-798), and we’d like to take a moment to highlight the estate’s history and recent innovations. Situated on slopes overlookingContinue Reading

Michael Davis on “I’ll Drink To That!”

Levi Dalton’s popular podcast, “I’ll Drink To That!,” was founded in 2012 and features more than 200 interviews with wine professionals from around the globe. The bi-weekly show is an incredible resource for wine professionals and enthusiasts alike, providing an insider’s view into the minds of respected sommeliers, vintners, importers, retailers and wine journalists. Episode 202, releasedContinue Reading

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