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2011-07-20 22:30:00

DALLAS, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As America prepares for National Tequila Day on Sunday, July 24, Mariano Martinez, the inventor of the frozen margarita machine, was featured on ABC's "Nightline", broadcast nationwide on Wednesday, July 20. For one of Mariano's favorite margarita recipes he shared on "Nightline", go to http://abcnews.go.com/Nightline/recipes-margarita-man-mariano-martinezs-perfect-margarita/story?id=14072936 More than 185,000 margaritas were consumed per hour by...

2011-07-12 12:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an unprecedented spirit of collaboration, the nation's leading Pisco brands have united to create a Pisco Pavilion at this year's Tales of the Cocktail event in New Orleans (July 20-24). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/CG31945) The Pisco Pavilion will take place at the Hotel Monteleone (Royal C & D Room) on Wednesday July 20, from 10:30am to 12:00pm. Visitors will taste the broadest array of premium Pisco...

2011-05-03 08:00:00

NEW YORK, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and the summer soiree season with the Cointreau MargaDita - the latest collaboration from Dita Von Teese, International Queen of Burlesque, and Cointreau, the original French triple sec. As the global Cointreauversial ambassador since 2007, Dita Von Teese proudly introduces her latest namesake cocktail, the Cointreau MargaDita, a bold and seductive reinvention of the classic Margarita, the #1 selling cocktail in America. Dita...

2011-03-15 07:00:00

MIAMI, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sixth Bacardi Cruise Competition announced this year's Bacardi Bartender of the Year and Bacardi Chef of the Year at an exclusive awards event at The Forge Restaurant in Miami last night. Simon Blacoe of Royal Caribbean International was awarded the Bartender of the Year title for his creation 'O Bloody Hell', made with Grey Goose(R) L'Orange, while Anuroop Konikkara of Carnival Cruise Lines claimed the Chef of the Year honours for his...

2011-02-28 12:00:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Bartenders' Guild (USBG) brought together 24 of the most talented cocktail creators in the United States on Sunday, Feb. 27 to take center stage at The ACE Hotel in New York City in a head-to-head cocktail competition to select three bartenders to represent the United States on the brightest stage in mixology: the 2011 42BELOW® Cocktail World Cup 'Carnival of the Cocktail' to be held March 14 to 20 in...

2011-02-28 10:54:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, prior to the 42BELOW Cocktail World Cup U.S. Final, history was made at the ACE Hotel. An eight man team of cocktail wizards achieved a feat never completed by another group of men and set the Guinness World Records achievement for most cocktails - minimum of three ingredients - made in one hour by a team. When all was said and done 1,541 cocktails lined the tables wall-to-wall. (Photo:...

2010-12-29 16:47:00

MIAMI, Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Orange Drive, jointly developed by Union Square Agency (USSE Corp., Pink OTC Symbol: UCRP), the Orange Bowl Committee and Cointreau® - the original and world-renowned orange liqueur of excellence - are thrilled to announce the official Cointreau "Shake-Fest" to take place on January 1st at the En Vivo Latin Festival. On Miami's illustrious beach at 7th Street and Ocean Drive, over 3,000 people will simultaneously mix signature Cointreau...

2010-11-15 14:57:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, 45 of the country's top mixologists descended on Las Vegas for the USBG Bartender Summit, sponsored by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® and GQ Magazine, each of them having already proven themselves as their hometown's mixology master. After two days of intense cocktail-making, the USBG announced Phoenix's Jason Asher as the nation's "Most Inspired Bartender." To honor this achievement, Asher and his BOMBAY SAPPHIRE cocktail, the Beet...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Patron, the ultra-premium tequila that revolutionized the white spirits category, has created the Patron Cocktail Lab, a platform for crowd-sourced drinks. As a company that has long recognized the talents of those that are passionate about flavor and quality, the Patron Cocktail Lab is an extension of Patron's philosophy of perfection. Hosted within Facebook, the site encourages dialogue and sharing by asking visitors to re-think the elements that...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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