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2010-11-15 13:41:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Great wine at an economical price is the focus of The Wine Trials 2011 by Robin Goldstein, Alexis Herschkowitsch and Tyce Walters. The book offers great ideas for this holiday season.

2010-09-20 22:52:16

The ancient fig tree, first imported to the United States during the 16th century, thrives in areas of California and the South Atlantic and Gulf Coast areas of the U.S. One of the most popular trees grown in Southern backyards, fig is favored for its versatile fruit and low-maintenance production.

2010-09-14 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The official 2010 Champagne harvest season begins on September 13th. All grapes will be harvested by hand, according to traditional practices, to select the highest quality grapes.

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2010-08-11 18:45:00

Scientists in France settle a long-standing disagreement over the best way to pour a glass of champagne.

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2010-07-20 06:30:00

A diver exploring a shipwreck on the Baltic seafloor has uncovered 30 bottles of champagne believed to have been made by Clicquot (now Veuve Clicquot) between 1782 and 1788.

2010-06-01 07:10:00

TUCSON, Ariz., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- This Father's Day, delight your dad with thoughtfully assembled gift sets of luxurious bath towels, grooming aids, and wine glassware and accessories from OakStreet Man, Internet seller of Exceptional Goods for the Uncompromising Man(TM). The Pampered Dad Kit includes two lush Matouk Newport Bath Towels, an Anthony Glycerin Cleansing Bar and two Riedel Vinum XL Champagne Flutes, setting the stage for many pleasurable encounters.

2010-05-11 08:00:00

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- O-I (NYSE:OI), the world's largest manufacturer of glass containers, is launching its lightest-ever North American wine bottle, which is up to 27 percent lighter than similar wine bottles.

2009-12-28 13:28:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of its 20 milestone, Crystal Cruises has partnered with renowned Champagne maker Billecart-Salmon to create a commemorative bubbly especially for the line's 20th Anniversary in 2010.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.