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News Briefs for May 26, 2020

•Nearly everything has gone virtual, and that includes auctions. Though internet auction houses have long offered whisky fans an opportunity to bid from home, and live auctions typically include a remote-bidding component, since lockdowns began across most of the world, there have been few opportunities for the excitement of a rapid-fire sale with real human beings at the podium controlling the rising bids. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 26, 2020

News Briefs for April 12, 2017

•Luxco has announced that its new Tequila distillery is nearly complete, with distillation expected to begin by mid-summer. Continue reading →

Posted in News on April 12, 2017

News Briefs for February 21, 2017

•After an initial launch in key markets last fall, luxury Tequila brand Código 1530 is gearing up to enter five new states. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 21, 2017

U.S. Wine Auction Market Enjoys Banner Year As Hart Davis Hart Again Takes Top Spot

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

News Briefs for July 18, 2014

•Energy-industry billionaire and wine collector Bill Koch announced on July 15 that he has settled his six-year lawsuit against New York auction house Acker Merrall & Condit, Wine Spectator reports. Continue reading →

Posted in News on July 18, 2014

News Briefs for January 30, 2013

•Acker Merrall & Condit netted $6.78 million at its first Hong Kong auction of the year. Continue reading →

Posted in News on January 30, 2013

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