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2014-07-10 16:23:14

Glenmorangie has collaborated with celebrated artist Idris Khan to create an "Unnecessarily Well Made" piece of artwork, 'Disappearing Casks'. NEW YORK, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glenmorangie, Scotland's favorite single malt whisky, today announced a partnership with internationally acclaimed artist Idris Khan to mark the release of Glenmorangie's rarest expression to date, Pride 1978. Sharing the brand's pioneering spirit and devotion to craft, Khan has drawn inspiration from...

2014-05-27 04:20:35

GLASGOW, Scotland, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Around 75 of Scotland's senior business leaders met today at Aggreko's global manufacturing hub in Dumbarton to kick start the company's campaign to build a lasting Commonwealth Games legacy for Glasgow. The event was attended by Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman, Lord Smith of Kelvin and Team GB Olympic Men's Curling Captain, David Murdoch and saw the FTSE-100 company unveil a specially commissioned artwork...

2014-05-13 12:29:59

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emperador Inc's move for Whyte & Mackay will give the Scotch whisky producer yet another new owner, while Diageo is left to rue the divestment of assets it had hoped to keep, according to a new report from just-drinks. In late 2012, Diageo began its purchase of a major stake in Whyte & Mackay's parent company, India's United Spirits. The move for United Spirits, which bought Whyte & Mackay (W&M) in 2007, signalled the...

2014-02-24 12:20:42

MIAMI, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cruise passengers to experience cutting-edge cocktail culture as DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS(TM) takes to the high seas with Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises One of the world's most prestigious cocktail competitions is taking to the high seas to turn floating bartenders into mixologists extraordinaire. The Diageo Global Travel team...

2014-01-20 12:22:34

HONG KONG, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday night saw the sale of a stunning rare 6 liter "Imperiale" version of the highly sought after Macallan M - the world's most sophisticated single malt whisky, contained within a beautifully designed and meticulously crafted crystal decanter, for US $628,000 at Sotheby's in Hong Kong. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140120/NY49063) M represents a masterpiece created from the collaboration between three masters of their...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'