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2011-04-27 04:20:00

NEW YORK, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanna Lee Communications, Inc., an award-winning agency specialized in wine, food, spirits, travel and lifestyle PR, today announced that it will organize and promote the first-ever grand portfolio tasting of Wines of Croatia in New York City in summer 2011. Sponsored by the Association of Winemakers at the Croatian Chamber of Economy in partnership with Wines of Croatia, the tasting will showcase more than 30 producers and their top wines that...

2009-06-30 11:31:00

Guests Have the Opportunity to Sail with Experts in the Culinary Arts, Wine, Photography and Writing SEATTLE, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Windstar Cruises, which operates a three-ship fleet of luxury yachts that explore hidden harbors and secluded coves of the world's most sought-after destinations, announces its 2010 Signature Collection Host Series which offers guests the unique opportunity to cruise with distinguished experts in the culinary arts, wine, photography and writing. Hosts in 2010...

2005-10-08 20:53:58

By Igor Ilic DIVSICI, Croatia (Reuters) - For years, Portugal's Algarve, France's Provence or Tuscany in Italy have been leading the field for farm holidays in peaceful rural settings. The picturesque Istrian peninsula in Croatia's northern Adriatic is keen to join their ranks. Judging by the Stancija Negricani, a sprawling farm estate surrounded by pastures and woodland in the hamlet of Divsici in the south of the peninsula, the idea may take off. In the past few years, the number...

2005-09-23 04:19:46

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenia said on Friday it would formally ask Italy to return 94 artworks seized before World War II from churches, monasteries and museums in a Slovenian region then ruled by Italy. "The Slovenian government has decided that it will send to the Italian side a request for the return of all artworks that were taken from the (Slovenian part of) Istria," the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement. Istria is a triangle-shaped peninsula in the northern...


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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