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2011-03-28 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco World Spirits Competition held its prestigious judging on March 18th, 19th, and 20th at the Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco. In this, the 11th year, 1,106 premium spirits were submitted from 61 countries, making it a record-breaking year, up 8% from last year. The San Francisco competition is the oldest, largest, and most recognized spirits competition in the United States. 159 Double Gold Medals were awarded, 181 Gold...

2011-02-24 11:40:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- One part vivid imagination, two parts carnival and a shot of old world burlesque mixed with a heavy dash of decadence and you have ABSINTHE, a unique show that has set its sights on the Las Vegas Strip. This new production by internationally renowned Spiegelworld and BASE Entertainment will make its vibrant debut Strip-side at Caesars Palace this March. Tickets for preview and regular performances for ABSINTHE are on sale today, February 24....

2011-01-10 11:57:00

MIAMI, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Republica, one of the nation's fastest growing advertising, branding, digital media, communications and promotions companies, announced it has been retained for the second consecutive year as the agency of record for Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail (PRATR), one of the world's leading premium spirits and wine companies. The agency, which began working with PRATR in 2009, has been instrumental in developing strategic promotional campaigns throughout...

2010-12-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- December is the month to "Get Your Island On" as Citrus, Cranberry Cherry and Mint all vie to become the newest addition to Malibu's vibrant flavor portfolio in the "Malibu U Choose" sweepstakes. Starting today, fans can go to Malibu's Facebook page or send a text message to vote for one of three delicious and distinctive flavors as Malibu's newest expression. Each vote automatically gives participants a chance to win cool daily prizes, as well as...

2010-10-05 11:46:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pernod® Aux Plantes d'Absinthe Superieure, the creator of art history's most inspirational spirit, debuts its second annual national Creator Of art contest seeking innovation and talent among a new generation of artists. Pernod Absinthe had a renowned influence on 19th Century art and literary legends, including Toulouse-Lautrec, Picasso, Manet, Van Gogh and Degas. To honor its heritage, the Creator Of art competition pays homage...

2010-07-08 12:06:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Brancott Vineyards, creators of the original Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc, announces its partnership with Blue Ocean Institute, a non-profit organization that provides solutions that enlighten personal choices, instill hope and inspire people to take action in a growing effort to restore living abundance in the ocean. The partnership's first project is the creation of Blue Ocean Institute's iPhone application--FishPhone. The application provides users...

2010-04-08 08:02:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, ABSOLUT® VODKA unveils the next wave of its creative collaborations with Thirty Days NY - a pop-up artist loft/performance space nestled in the heart of TriBeCa - where co-owners of Los Angeles' taste-making bookstore, Family (David Jacob Kramer and Sammy Harkham), will curate a bustling hive of evolving creativity and free events for the next 30 days. Family is among the stable of creative organizations with which Spike Jonze...

2010-03-22 14:00:00

NEW YORK, March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, as part of an ongoing creative collaboration with JAY-Z and Madison Square Garden (MSG), ABSOLUT® VODKA introduces "NY-Z" -- a 14-minute short film featuring JAY-Z and directed by popular music and culture photographer Danny Clinch. Featuring exclusive footage of JAY-Z and John Mayer as they prepare for the September 11 benefit concert at MSG, NY-Z offers a rare glimpse into the life of native New Yorker Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter as...

2009-12-28 13:00:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Pernod Ricard USA, the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S., today announced that it is expanding placements of video messages from its "Accept Responsibility" campaign a public service initiative to increase consumer awareness of responsible drinking - via increased presence within the social media landscape. Pernod Ricard USA's media agency, Carat, is working with a variety of distribution partners, such as SocialVibe, VideoEgg and...

2009-12-22 07:35:00

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The inaugural Spirits International Prestige (SIP) Awards world spirit competition (http://www.sipawards.com) took place in Los Angeles on November 14, awarding Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum medals to the top spirits from around the globe. Unlike other spirits competitions, however, the SIP Awards didn't rely on industry experts or experienced judges to suss out the best of the best. Instead, the winners of the 2009 SIP Awards were chosen...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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