Tag Archive: Hart Davis Hart Wine Co.
John Hart, owner of three different Chicago-based fine wine businesses over the past 40 years, retired as chairman of retailer and auction house Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. (HDH) this past July. Continue reading →Posted in News on September 22, 2016
•Indiana beer and wine wholesaler Monarch Beverage has won a round in its ongoing battle to secure a spirits distribution license for affiliated company Spirited Sales LLC. Continue reading →Posted in News on August 26, 2016
•An auction composed of highly collectible wines sourced exclusively from Rudy Kurniawan might seem like an oxymoron. But that was the goal of a three-week, Internet-only sale of more than 4,700 bottles, all seized from the convicted wine counterfeiter, that ended December 15. Continue reading →Posted in News on December 17, 2015
•U.S. district judge Jeffrey T. Miller has denied a motion by Fifth Generation, parent company of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, to block a proposed class action suit over Tito’s labeling. Continue reading →Posted in News on November 23, 2015
In what amounted to a banner year, live wine auction sales in the United States increased 32% in 2014 to reach $156.5 million, with Chicago-based Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. (HDH) leading the live wine auction market with $42.8 million in gross volume. Continue reading →Posted in News on January 15, 2015
In an unusual offering, the Chicago auction house Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. last weekend sold a case of 24 pints of Dougherty’s Private Stock Pure Rye Whiskey, distilled in 1917 before Prohibition and then bottled in bond in 1930 at the Philadelphia-based Dougherty’s as a medicinal spirit, for $19,120. Continue reading →Posted in News on July 2, 2014