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2010-02-25 10:30:00

World-Renowned Chef Lidia Bastianich to Sign Her Wines, Latest Book at Show HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A PA Wine & Spirits Store at the Philadelphia International Flower Show will offer products reflecting the international flavor of this year's event, with wines, spirits and liqueurs from the United States, Brazil, South Africa, New Zealand, the Netherlands and many other nations. Patrons can visit the store Sunday, Feb. 28, through Sunday, March 7, at the...

2010-01-26 07:37:00

NAPA, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo Chateau & Estate Wines (DC&E) recently achieved a certification from the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance (CSWA) for the adoption and promised improvement of sustainable winemaking practices at its Sterling Vineyards winery and Napa Valley Vineyards. The Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing (CCSW-Certified) program aims to enhance transparency, encourage statewide participation and advance the entire...

2009-12-18 10:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dave "The Hammer" Schultz, the former Philadelphia Flyers winger known for his on-ice toughness, will meet fans and sign bottles of his NHL Alumni Signature Series wines from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the Pennsylvania Wine & Spirits Store at 1940 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia. "Dave Schultz was one of the most beloved players on the Broad Street Bullies teams that won two Stanley Cups in the 1970s, and we are...

2009-12-15 14:29:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Philadelphia Eagles coach Dick Vermeil, capping many successful years in football with a new career as a winemaker, will showcase his wines from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, at the Pennsylvania Wine & Spirits Store at 933 Paoli Pike, West Chester. "Philadelphians have great respect and affection for Dick Vermeil, the legendary Eagles coach," noted Patrick J. "P.J." Stapleton III, chairman of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control...

2009-10-22 12:10:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Winemakers began airing on PBS stations across the country this month from New York and Miami to Seattle and San Francisco and already the series has attracted a devoted following like Kansas City based fan Thomas Becker. "The show is a great opportunity to see the real nitty-gritty of winemaking. It takes you way beyond the tasting room," he said. This first-of-its-kind series joins twelve men and women as they compete for a chance to create and...

2009-07-21 11:25:00

Award Given on Fourth Anniversary of International Declaration Protecting Wine Place and Origin WASHINGTON, July 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Champagne Bureau is proud to honor wine writers and consumer activists Eleanor and Ray Heald with the Bureau's first annual "Champagne Award," given to the Healds for their tireless commitment to promoting fair and accurate wine labeling. For more than a decade, the Healds have worked to ensure that consumers are protected by advocating for wine...

2009-04-27 08:00:00

Liquor Control Board presents festivals in Pittsburgh, Hershey, Philadelphia HARRISBURG, Pa., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wine Week 2009 comes to Pennsylvania with three tasting festivals showcasing the world's most renowned wines and exciting new varieties for wine enthusiasts to discover. The week comprises the seventh annual Pittsburgh Wine Festival on Thursday, April 30; the second annual Wine Festival in Hershey, Friday, May 1; and the eighth annual Philadelphia Wine Festival,...

2009-04-17 12:35:00

U.S. market focus continues with French film festival sponsorship in Los Angeles HOLLYWOOD, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cotes du Rhone, the second largest quality wine region in France, continues to expand its U.S. marketing presence with a major sponsorship role at the City of Lights, City of Angels (COLCOA) Hollywood French Film Festival event. The opening night reception is Monday April 20th from 6pm to 8pm at the Directors Guild of America building and will feature a selection of Cotes du...

2009-03-10 11:23:00

Hundreds attend bottle signing, shop for and taste wine HARRISBURG, Pa., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Actor Danny DeVito met with delighted fans, gardening enthusiasts and limoncello consumers on Saturday March 7, as part of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's first partnership with the Philadelphia Flower Show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. DeVito, star of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," was scheduled to sign bottles of his premium limoncello - the classic Italian...

2009-02-04 12:14:00

ST. HELENA, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Twitter Taste Live, the premier forum for real-time wine tasting via the Web, has partnered with wine importer Wilson Daniels Ltd. to host an online wine tasting on the 10th anniversary of Open That Bottle Night on Saturday, February 28, 2009, at 8 p.m. EST. Those interested in participating are encouraged to visit http://www.twittertastelive.com to RSVP for the interactive wine tasting event. An idea conceived in 2000 by respected wine...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'