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2014-06-02 16:26:15

Special Release Wine Introduced Exclusively to Guests, 300 Bottles Donated to Make-A-Wish LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma-Cutrer Vineyards and Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area once again teamed up to host 700 guests for an event to raise funds for children suffering from life-threatening illnesses while showcasing some of the best wine and food Sonoma County has to offer. Wishes in Wine Country, held Saturday, May 17(th), at Sonoma-Cutrer, set a new fundraising...

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...

2014-03-06 16:24:55

Kentucky artist's artwork featured on Kentucky Derby 140 bottle LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Woodford Reserve®, the "Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby®" is honoring this year's Run for the Roses with the release of its 2014 Kentucky Derby commemorative bottle. This year's limited-edition Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby bottle features the artwork of local Louisville artist David O. Schuster. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140306/CL77723 Schuster's...

2008-08-29 12:01:13

S&P MAINTAINS HOLD OPINION ON SHARES OF MBIA INC. (MBI; 11.98): MBI agrees to reinsure a portfolio of U.S. public finance bonds, par value of roughly $184 billion, insured by Financial Guaranty Insurance Company. MBI will receive unearned upfront premiums of roughly $741 million. Although this transaction allays some of our near-term capital concerns, we are still wary that significant structured finance losses may result in the company ultimately needing to raise additional funds. We...


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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