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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. Manufactured at the company's California manufacturing facilities, the new bottles weigh just 11.6 ounces. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100511/CG02199LOGO) The company is also launching a 13-ounce 750 mL claret bottle, available to...

2010-02-04 09:21:00

BALTIMORE, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- From first dates to ten-year anniversaries, from romantic weekend getaways to a chance to win a FREE wedding, Memorable Moments' hotel collection announces "February: A Month Long Celebration of Love." Throughout the entire month of February, 21 hotels in 11 states (from branded to boutiques) will be transformed into a celebration of love with special decor and themed in-hotel experiences. Guests can sip champagne, roast "romantic" s'mores, learn how to...

2010-01-05 13:44:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- With the mantra "Giving Back is Always in Style," Little Black Dress Wines, the official wine of awards season, continues its tradition of auctioning off some of the most coveted little black dresses (a.k.a 'LBDs') of the red carpet with an upcoming auction (January 11 - March 8, 2010) benefiting two great charities that resonate with stylish women - Dress for Success®, the international non-profit organization which promotes career...

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. Available only in 2010, and only on Crystal Cruises, the Brut Reserve is a light blend aged in the Billecart-Salmon House's traditional cellars. "Our guests are savvy travelers with sophisticated palates, who appreciate exclusive, fine details like this,"...

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2009-12-14 06:20:00

Researchers say having a glass or two of champagne a day is good for the heart and blood circulation, according to The Guardian Observer. According to University of Reading researchers, the fizz made with black grapes has the potential to reduce strokes and heart disease risk. Dr. Jeremy Spencer of University of Reading said, "We have found that a couple of glasses a day has a beneficial effect on the walls of blood vessels "“ which suggests champagne has the potential to reduce strokes...

2009-12-04 12:56:00

Campaign Expands To Ensure Wine Purchasers Know Where Wines Come From WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Champagne Bureau has launched its "Unmask the Truth" ad campaign, rallying consumers and demanding lawmakers protect wine place names on wines sold in the United States. The ad, which can be viewed at www.champagne.us, features a mask over a sparkling wine bottle mislabeled "American Champagne," and asks consumers to voice their support for truthful wine labels that...

2009-11-11 15:41:00

MIAMI, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celebrity Cruises is toasting guests on every sailing with a seasonal expansion of the brand's new Celebrity Life "Savor" series of onboard food and beverage programming. From now through December 15, guests on every Celebrity ship can enjoy the line's Wine Harvest Celebration, a "full-bodied" program celebrating the global harvest of the grape through rich wine appreciation courses and tastings, aromatic food and wine pairings, "smoky" silent...

2009-10-26 17:14:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking for a way to stand out from all the other holiday parties? Add Drenchers® all natural 100 percent super juice or Drenchers® Fit 'N Lean beverages to your menu and allow your guests to indulge in delicious drinks without compromising on nutrition. "We can't think of a better way to celebrate the holidays than with a delicious and nutritious Drenchers® mimosa," said Chris New, founder,...

2009-10-20 17:47:00

TOKYO, October 20 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Moet Muse Returns to Tokyo in Another Starring Role Further reinforcing its long-standing love affair with cinema, Moet & Chandon last night hosted a fabulous "Tribute to Cinema" celebration in Tokyo, with special guest of honor Scarlett Johansson, the Moet Muse. The champagne of cinema has been the talk of this year's Tokyo International Film Festival for its decision to celebrate its Muse in the "Lost in Translation" city that...

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2009-09-29 06:25:00

A team of researchers in Europe have discovered that the aroma of champagne is experienced through the mist of bursting bubbles wafting from the drink. "I love the idea that such a wonderful and subtle mechanism acts right under our nose during champagne tasting. In a single champagne glass, there is as much food for the mind as pleasure for your senses," said researcher Gerard Liger-Belair of the University of Reims Champagne-Ardenne in France. Liger-Belair and his colleagues used...


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