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2010-03-22 08:32:34

Two decades of atomic bomb testing in the atmosphere are yielding an unexpected bonus for consumers, scientists reported March 21 at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). It's a new test to determine whether that Bordeaux or burgundy is from a fine vintage year and commands premium price or actually is a counterfeit vin ordinaire or cheap plonk worth much less. Graham Jones, Ph.D., who headed the research, said that misrepresenting the vintage "” the year...

2010-02-11 14:00:00

SYDNEY, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Europe's leading drinks publication, The Drinks Business, last night named an Australian family owned and operated winery winner of the Best Green Launch at the 2010 Green Awards in London. Wakefield Wines won the award at The Drinks Business Green Awards which recognises and rewards drinks businesses for significant environmental, sustainable and climate change initiatives. The inaugural event comes at quite possibly the most crucial time for environmental...

2009-11-23 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine.com, the nation's #1 online wine retailer, today announced its Black Friday and Cyber Monday offers to kick off the 2009 holiday shopping season. On Black Friday, November 27th, customers will receive a 25 percent discount on select wine gift sets and gourmet gift baskets (Promo code: 25FRIDAY). On Cyber Monday, November 30th, customers will receive one-cent shipping with any order of $49 or more (Promo code: CYBERMON). Save Green, Go Green...

2009-10-01 11:08:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Zagat Survey has teamed up with Direct Wines, the world's leading direct-to-home wine merchant, to create Zagat Wine, a new wine club that offers members the opportunity to share an extensive range of high quality, yet easily affordable wines. The unique feature of Zagat Wine is that after members receive their shipment, they will rate and review the wines, establishing the same community of shared opinions that has been the core of Zagat Survey since...

2009-07-21 10:00:00

NAPA, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Rosemount Estate wines is pleased to announce a one-year exclusive wine partnership with Hell's Kitchen, the enormously popular reality series in which aspiring young chefs are put to the ultimate culinary challenge, and Gordon Ramsay, world-renowned celebrity chef and star of the long-running FOX series. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090721/SF48363) As part of the agreement, the wines of Rosemount Estate will be prominently featured...

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2009-07-09 11:50:00

Wine from France, once tops among the population of Britain, now trails wines from four other countries, sales figures show. The Daily Telegraph said Thursday sales figures from the quarter ending in mid-June show French wines were outsold by wines from South Africa, Italy, Australia and the United States. During that time period, 2.8 million cases of French wine were sold throughout Britain. But South African wines narrowly edged out their French counterparts with 2.9 million cases sold....

2009-05-11 04:00:00

Affordable, quality wine now available in re-sealable and portable containers SAN FRANCISCO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- It is time to think outside the bottle, and coincidentally, inside the pak. Alice White, one of the United States' leading Australian wine brands known for its quality and colorful labels, is introducing three of its award winning varietals - Chardonnay, Lexia and Shiraz - in 500 milliliter Tetra Pak(R) cartons. The wines are available nationwide for a suggested retail price...

2009-04-27 08:00:00

Liquor Control Board presents festivals in Pittsburgh, Hershey, Philadelphia HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wine Week 2009 comes to Pennsylvania with three tasting festivals showcasing the world's most renowned wines and exciting new varieties for wine enthusiasts to discover. The week comprises the seventh annual Pittsburgh Wine Festival on Thursday, April 30; the second annual Wine Festival in Hershey, Friday, May 1; and the eighth annual Philadelphia Wine Festival,...

2009-04-20 07:00:00

MIAMI, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- J. Garcia-Carrion (JGC), producer of Cristalino Cava, introduces Don Simon Class -- Spain's reigning table wine and best selling Spanish wine in the world -- to the U.S. Market. Uniquely packaged in light-weight recyclable premium non-glass PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles, Don Simon Class is now the most environmentally friendly packaged wine to be sold in the U.S. Don Simon's innovative PET containers boast the benefit of having a greener carbon...

2009-04-03 10:00:00

DOUBLES SELECTION OF 90 POINT RATED WINES UNDER $20 SAN FRANCISCO, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine.com, the nation's #1 online wine retailer, today announced the company has doubled its selection of critically acclaimed wines scoring 90 points or higher and priced under $20. This comes at a time when consumers are tightening their wallets and looking for the best values on quality rated wines. Company revenue and unit volumes of 90+ point rated wines under $20 grew 16% and 20% respectively in...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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