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2010-09-14 17:40:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Domaine Select Wine Estates is honored this week as the recipient of Food & Wine magazine's 2010 American Wine Awards as Importer of the Year. DSWE will celebrate this award with producers, staff and colleagues attending the Domaine Select Grand Portfolio Tasting held today in NYC. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/NY64704LOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100914/NY64704LOGO ) Paolo & Allison Domeneghetti,...

2010-09-08 07:59:00

LONDON, September 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Having published a monthly assessment (index) of US Midwest hot-dipped galvanized (HDG) coil prices for over 25 years, CRU will begin publishing its weekly assessment from September 8th after concluding a nine month development period. "During the development period only those who provided data on their spot HDG transactions received the index. From today, subscribers to CRU's Steel Sheet Products Monitor will receive the weekly index in...

2010-04-08 08:22:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Inter-Rhone is proud to announce that its first U.S. consumer advertising campaign has been recognized by MRI Starch as the most compelling advertising campaign within the wine category among young male consumers. MRI Starch, recognized as the leading U.S. source of market intelligence regarding the effectiveness of print advertising, considered over 16,000 one and two page consumer magazine advertisements and selected the top contenders within eleven...

2010-04-01 08:14:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Philadelphia Eagles coach and accomplished winemaker Dick Vermeil will showcase his wines from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, at the PA Wine & Spirits Store at 1218 Chestnut St., Philadelphia. "We're thrilled to be joined again by the legendary Coach Vermeil, bringing Philadelphians' love of the game and great wine together into one location," said Patrick J. "P.J." Stapleton III, chairman of the Pennsylvania Liquor...

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2010-03-05 09:15:00

"Green" labels do not pack the same wallop for California wines that they do for low-energy appliances, organically grown produce and other environmentally friendly products, but it's not because there's anything wrong with the wine, a new UCLA-led study has found. In fact, wines made with organically grown grapes actually rate higher on a widely accepted ranking, said Magali Delmas, a UCLA environmental economist and the study's lead author. And these wines tend to command a higher...

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...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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