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2014-03-20 12:29:56

LONDON, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:United Kingdom Cider Market Insights 2013 Product SynopsisComprising of textual analysis and data tables, this in-depth and exclusive country report from Canadean provides a comprehensive view of the cider industry structure including analysis and profiles on trade mark owners and local operators. Brand volumes and market share are given by price segment, alcoholic strength and type...

2014-03-19 08:28:19

Study shows modifiable lifestyle behaviors may alter the odds of developing sight loss not correctable with glasses or contact lenses SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A physically active lifestyle and occasional drinking are associated with a reduced risk of developing visual impairment, according to a study published online this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130405/MM89329LOGO Visual...

2014-03-17 23:26:49

“Health Benefits Of Red Wine,” a new report on the website HealthReviewCenter.com delivers to readers 15 health benefits of drinking wine. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 “Health Benefits Of Red Wine,” a new report created by Jocelyn Laurel on the site HealthReviewCenter.com shows 15 health benefits of drinking wine. At the beginning of this article, people will discover 8 reasons to love red wine such as:     Lower the cholesterol level: according to...

2014-03-17 16:29:24

Diageo supports return to flexibility, innovation and entrepreneurship in American whiskey TULLAHOMA, Tenn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Claiming the integrity of Tennessee whiskey is "under attack" Brown-Forman's Jack Daniels asserts the only way for Tennessee whiskey to be a "premium product representing a world-class standard and utmost quality" is for it to be aged in new oak barrels. Interestingly, according to the website of Brown-Forman owned Early Times whiskey...

2014-03-15 23:03:23

Philadelphia auto accident attorney Randall C. Flager of Flager & Associates, PC, is asked to comment on findings that even small amounts of alcohol consumed by drivers can raise the risk of accidents. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 A recent nationwide study revealing that even a legally acceptable amount of alcohol consumption will increase the risk of a driver being involved in a deadly car accident illustrates just how dangerous drinking and driving can be, according to...

2014-03-12 23:22:33

With the ever increasing popularity of everything organic and the increased demand from our clients, we have greatly broadened the selection of organic wines which we carry. Mahwah, NJ (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 More and more people are recognizing the health benefits of eating and drinking organic products. Statistics show a steady growth in the consumption of all organic products and organic wines are no exception. It's no longer difficult to find an organic version of your favorite...

2014-03-10 16:28:35

Tickets On Sale March 14, 2014 at 12 Noon EDT NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Manhattan Cocktail Classic, New York's peerless multi-day celebration of cocktails and culture, today announces the fifth anniversary edition of the festival that will take place on May 9-13, 2014. The five-day festival will once again include the famed opening night Gala at The New York Public Library, dozens upon dozens of spirited events throughout the city and top-flight educational...

Study Finds One Drink May Be One Too Many For Older Drivers
2014-03-07 14:03:21

[ Watch The Video: Older Drivers Can’t Handle Their Alcohol ] Morgan Sherburne, University of Florida You may have only had one glass of wine with dinner, but if you’re 55 or older, that single serving may hit you hard enough to make you a dangerous driver. So, baby boomers, what you suspected is true: you can’t party like you used to. Sara Jo Nixon, Ph.D., a professor in the departments of psychiatry and psychology at the University of Florida and doctoral candidate...

2014-03-06 08:21:08

Product Line Ensures Temperature Control for Wine Shipments Up to Five Days ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco ThermoSafe, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and a leading global provider of temperature assurance packaging, has introduced a line extension to its wine shipper family that ensures temperature control and product protection during the shipment of wine, spirits and craft alcoholic beverages for up to five days....

Social Pressure Can Influence Your Drink Choices
2014-03-05 05:06:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online People who go out to have a drink with their friends may find themselves copying each other’s alcohol consumption habits without even realizing it, according to new research published this week in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. To determine whether or not social drinkers were affected by each other’s orders, researchers from the University of Liverpool in the UK recruited 46 pairs of social...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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