Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. Announces Appointment of Wine Industry Veteran XiXi Cheng as Auction Director, Asia

. November 19, 2018

Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., the top wine auction house in America with the most experienced wine auction and retail team in the world, announced today the appointment of XiXi Cheng as the company’s Auction Director, Asia, effective immediately.

Ms. Cheng joins Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. with nine years of experience holding various senior level roles with Summergate, Cuvées, and Poly Auction in China, and most recently with Bordeaux Index in Hong Kong. She headed the wine and spirits auction department and auctioneered for Poly Auction. She is also a sommelier, certified by the Court of Master Sommeliers.

Ms. Cheng has significant experience in the fine wine market in mainland China and Hong Kong. Asia has become the top international market for Hart Davis Hart Wine Co., and Ms. Cheng will be responsible for growing and serving that market going forward.

Paul Hart, CEO commented: “We are excited to have XiXi in this important role, as her experience and understanding of the fine wine market in Asia will help us to expand our reach into this fast-growing market. She will be a great advocate for our clients, and an important senior leader for our company as we aggressively expand our initiatives in Asia.”

Ms. Cheng stated: “Hart Davis Hart is known across Asia as the leader in integrity and service. Their reputation for bringing the best wine collections in the world to market makes this an exciting opportunity for me as we expand our sales in Asia.”

Ms. Cheng studied economics in Vancouver and London and has previously lived in Singapore, Vancouver, London, and Beijing. She will be based in Hong Kong, where she currently resides.

To contact Ms. Cheng please email xcheng@hdhwine.com.

Hart Davis Hart’s next auction will be held December 13, 14 & 15 and includes an outstanding selection of Bordeaux and Burgundy from top producers. Bidding for the December Auction of Finest & Rarest Wines will open on November 20th at 8:00am CT. Collectors should participate by downloading HDH’s mobile app or by visiting their auction website, auction.hdhwine.com

For more information on Hart Davis Hart Wine Co. or to arrange a media visit, please contact Sophia Springer at 312.324.0951, sspringer@hdhwine.com or visit hdhwine.com

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