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2011-09-06 12:00:00

The exceptional line of all-natural and premium schnapps, liqueurs, brandies and triple sec, announces its search for the countryâs* greatest cocktail recipes. New York, N.Y., (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Hiram Walker, the exceptional line of all-natural and premium schnapps, liqueurs, brandies and triple sec, today announces the first chapter in The Quest, a search for the countryâs* greatest cocktail creations. The Quest invites the bravest cocktail voyagers and...

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2011-07-19 07:45:00

Liquor sales were suspended in Ecuador for 72-hours after 21 people died from drinking homemade aguardiente made with methanol. A press conference, which included Health Minister David Chiriboga and Security Minister Homero Arellan, was held on Sunday to announce a nationwide ban on alcohol sales. In addition, a national health emergency was declared. Police have confiscated 28 containers in Los Rios province, where most of the deaths have occurred. Some of the containers were reported to...

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...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin