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2014-09-23 08:23:07

Sophisticated, iconic Italian sparkling wine and vermouth brand infuses vibrant approach to Good Spirited initiative Hamilton, Bermuda, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The beautiful hills of northwest Italy are steeped in tradition, as well as forwarding-thinking practices for a sustainable future. The region is home to MARTINI®, producer of the world's leading vermouth and favorite sparkling Italian wines, for more than 150 years. The Bacardi-owned brand stands out for its exceptional and...

2014-09-22 08:25:06

American music fans can enter for a chance to win a trip to the BACARDI Triangle; the highly-anticipated three-day music festival over Halloween weekend CORAL GABLES, Fla., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACARDI® rum, the world's best-selling and most awarded rum, has announced the BACARDI Triangle sweepstakes, whereby five untameable music fans and three guests of his/her choice will each win an all-expenses-paid-trip to the three-night music experience. Today through October...

2014-09-10 00:21:04

BACARDI rum pushes music festival boundaries to create epic music adventure CORAL GABLES, Fla., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Three superstar artists, three genres, three action-packed nights; one untameable experience. BACARDI® rum today unleashes BACARDI Triangle, an event that will see 1,862 invited guests and competition winners take on one of the world's most mysterious forces of nature in a three-day, music travel adventure, Halloween weekend - October 30 to November 2,...

2014-09-09 08:22:26

A rare colony of bats find safe haven in Coral Gables, Florida, in a cause close to the Company's heart HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the shadow of the Bacardi North America regional office in Coral Gables, Florida, there is a rare - and welcome - colony of bats. That's notable because deeply rooted in the history of Bacardi, is the story of how a long-ago bat colony in Cuba inspired the iconic emblem for BACARDI® rum. Today, the distinctive bat device logo is one of...

2014-08-26 08:23:49

Through its "Good Spirited" initiative, Bacardi collaborates on sustainable environmental practices with WWF® and Bonsucro® HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ongoing environmental efforts to protect Fiji's spectacular Great Sea Reef and lush tropical farmland include a model sugarcane farm initiative backed by Bacardi, maker of the world's favorite rum, and the conservation group, World Wildlife Fund (WWF). Sugar is Fiji's oldest industry and has been the vanguard of economic...

2014-08-12 08:22:55

As a founding member of Bonsucro®, Bacardi helps set economic, environmental and social standards for sugarcane production as part of its "Good Spirited" environmental initiative HAMILTON, Bermuda, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A key ingredient of the world's favorite BACARDI® rum is molasses, a by-product of sugarcane. Around the world, Bacardi aims to select suppliers who can produce high quality yields under sustainably certified conditions. Bonsucro®, the global, non-profit...

2014-08-06 04:21:57

HAMILTON, Bermuda, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - BACARDI has released The Spirit of BACARDI - a graphic novel that tells the stories behind the Bacardi family and Company origins in Cuba - Created by legendary graphic novel talent; a unique collaboration between writer Warren Ellis and artist Michael Allred - Drops of BACARDI rum added to the inks used to illustrate the novel - Available to download now from...

2014-07-10 08:26:07

Leading spirits brand taps hip hop artist Troy Ave to kick off "Flavor at the Rucker" at Rucker Park CORAL GABLES, Fla., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BACARDÍ(®) rum, the world's best-selling and most awarded rum, announces its sponsorship of the world's premier street basketball league, Entertainers Basketball Classic (EBC). The popular streetball league is based at Rucker Park in Harlem, New York, a court that has played host to some of the most significant players in...

2014-07-01 08:23:11

"Good Spirited" environmental initiative spans from forest to consumer HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It begins in an expansive, pristine forest in Georgia, in the southern United States. There, mature trees are selected for an evolution that results in beautiful, bright boxes that carry the award-winning BACARDI® rum to market. At every step along the way, sustainability is a key part of the equation - from trees that generate cardboard containers, to production lines...

2014-06-23 12:26:02

Leading spirits brand asks consumers what they would sacrifice for a chance to experience the Final Match with the world's most untameable fans CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACARDI rum, the world's best-selling and most awarded rum, announces its BACARDI Untameable Fan contest, whereby one worthy fan and a guest will win a trip to one of the countries whose team is playing in the final soccer match this summer. To prove they deserve the BACARDI Untameable Fan...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'