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Women In Wine: Madame Lalou Bize-Leroy

Over the past century, women have made great strides in the world of wine. While the wine industry and winemaking profession remain male-dominated, women now make up a substantial portion of its workers. The industry, in turn, has begun to recognize the important contributions that women have made to the field. In the past fewContinue Reading

What is HDH Drinking Today?

What is HDH Drinking Today?

One of the great joys of learning about wine is finding that value bottle of wine that will knock your socks off, and potentially your friends’ too.  I have had the good fortune of spending the last 7+ years at HDH.  In that time, I have learned a little something about wine, so I thoughtContinue Reading

How to be a Savvy Auction Consignor

How to be a Savvy Auction Consignor

For many collectors wine is a significant asset. Every auction house offers a slightly different approach to selling so the decision about where to sell must be considered carefully. Asking the right questions on the front end will help lead to a positive experience and an improved financial return for your cellar. Here are several key thingsContinue Reading

Dominus: An Old World Approach to New World Vines

One of the first wines I tasted as an employee of HDH was a bottle of 2009 Dominus.  As a Northern California native and a graduate of the University of California, Davis, I was already familiar (and enamored) with an array of Golden State wines, most of which were made by Californian or American winemakersContinue Reading

A Day (and Two Nights) in Paso Robles

A Day (and Two Nights) in Paso Robles

Being of hearty northern European stock, I am largely immune to the chill of winter – that is until this especially brutal winter turned all of Chicago into an ice palace. I’m fairly certain it was the twelve consecutive weeks of obligatory self-swaddling that convinced me that booking a flight to Los Angeles was necessary.Continue Reading

Producer Profile: Chateau Montelena

Producer Profile: Chateau Montelena

Few wineries have played as large a role in shaping California’s reputation within the world of fine wine as Chateau Montelena. Founded in 1882, Montelena transferred ownership several times before a group of lawyers, headed by Jim Barrett, decided to purchase the estate in 1968. With a strong belief in the potential of Napa ValleyContinue Reading

$1M Consignment – Full cases, Large Formats, Perfect Provenance!

$1M Consignment – Full cases, Large Formats, Perfect Provenance!

  We are absolutely thrilled to be representing one of North America’s greatest cellars for the third time, and like previous installments, this group is full of the same ideally stored original wood cases, large formats and spectacular wines. All wines were acquired as futures or on release and have been stored in perfect conditions;Continue Reading

Introducing the HDH Blog!

Introducing the HDH Blog!

Welcome to the Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Blog! We are excited to launch this new format to connect with you in a more personal and informal manner. Through our blog, we plan to share information about new wines, staff tasting notes, wine travel experiences and suggestions, restaurant tips, industry news and market trends. Please check inContinue Reading

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