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2011-09-07 12:20:01

Asia's most prestigious wine competition to be held 21-22 March 2012Singapore, Sept 7, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - The WSA Wine Challenge 2012 is one of the most prestigious blind tasting wine events of its kind held in Singapore. The event, now in its fifth edition, is organised to the highest international standards and brings together leading wine buyers, sommeliers, and wine writers from both the region and the rest of the world.Jointly organised by Singapore Exhibition Services (SES) and...

2011-08-19 12:06:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Moet & Chandon and the United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced today that Moet & Chandon will be the official champagne of the US Open, aligning the world's most beloved champagne with one of the most prestigious and respected sporting competitions in existence. Moet & Chandon, the champagne of success and glamour since 1743, is enhancing its rich heritage as an icon of victorious celebration and global winning moments with this...

2011-06-23 09:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What defines the most extraordinary wine event of the summer? Ample servings of nine rare and limited vintage varietals, hand-selected by a Master Sommelier and highly rated by renowned wine critic Robert Parker and Wine Spectator magazine - all for just $25 per person at dinner from July 12 through September 4. The Generous Pour Wine Event is a tasting experience offered by The Capital Grille to rival all others. The event offers guests an...

2011-05-31 09:46:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A good glass of wine is a great escape at the end of a long day. But what if your escape could be real? What if taste and smell could drag your other senses along? What if simply drinking wine and tweeting your thoughts on it could score you two airline tickets to New Zealand? Now it can. Brancott Estate, the world's bestselling New Zealand wine, is announcing the #WhatIf challenge in which participants are invited to use their noses,...

2011-05-25 05:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Summer may have you daydreaming about an exotic vacation, whether it's lounging on the sun-drenched coast of southern France, hiking Argentina's foothills, or diving into the clear waters of Greece. With Whole Foods Market's Top 10 Summer Wines, you can settle into summer with a bottle of wine to enjoy a taste of travel on a budget without leaving the backyard. "New World" meets "Old World" with Whole Foods Market's Top 10 Summer Wines, priced...

2011-05-16 09:15:00

NEW YORK, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Veuve Clicquot Champagne is pleased to announce the fourth annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic will take place Sunday, June 5 on New York's historic Governors Island. One of summer's most unique and glamorous star-studded social events, the 2011 Veuve Clicquot Polo Classic will once again showcase polo in New York City, a tradition that was reintroduced by Veuve Clicquot in 2008 to Governors Island, where polo was first played in the United States...

2011-05-05 13:14:00

AMSTERDAM, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- By the Grape is the first wine magazine worldwide built specially for the iPad. It can be downloaded now and costs $ 3,99. This first, international issue is devoted to the leading lady of wine, Jancis Robinson, one of the world's best-known wine writers. On http://www.JancisRobinson.com she writes: "As the presenter of the world's first TV series on wine (...), and as someone recognised as a 'media pioneer' (...

2011-03-01 11:13:00

NEW YORK, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine & Spirits magazine releases the results of its 22nd Annual Restaurant Poll today, reporting on the most popular wines in America's top restaurants for the fourth quarter of 2010. Sommeliers commented that their high-end clients were spending more generously, specifically on the classics rather than the cult wines. And overall, they report that wine sales are on the rise after a two-year hiatus. 62.6% of respondents said wine sales had...

2010-11-04 05:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season to stock up on your favorite sparklers, winter whites and ripe reds to take the winter chill off without breaking the holiday budget. Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) has once again scoured the wine world to find some of the best wines for around $20 or less for its Top 10 Holiday Wines program. The company invites shoppers and wine enthusiasts to taste and tweet some holiday cheer during its first-ever Twitter Tasting on...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.