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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...

2014-09-09 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...

2014-07-01 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...

2014-06-17 08:22:00

"Good Spirited" turbines at world's largest rum premium distillery inspire islanders, visitors HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACARDI, creator of the world's favorite rum, generates energy with power from the wind. Installed in 2010, two majestic, wind turbines now are a distinct part of the landscape - and the environmental consciousness - at the world's largest premium rum distillery in Catano, Puerto Rico, just outside San Juan. "The wind turbine project is important for...

2014-06-03 08:26:29

Portraits featuring Spike Lee, Swizz Beatz and Carmelo Anthony to be unveiled at marquee events this summer CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate the launch of the new flavor GREY GOOSE Le Melon, GREY GOOSE has partnered with the artist Kehinde Wiley to crown today's modern kings of culture. The inspiration for the collaboration comes from the rich and intriguing history of the Cavaillon melon, selected by GREY GOOSE creator and Maitre de Chai (Cellar Master)...

2014-06-03 08:23:43

HAMILTON, Bermuda, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Take a virtual trip around the world to learn more about the Bacardi Limited Good Spirited global sustainability initiative directly from the people involved. Hear from Bacardi Chairman Facundo L. Bacardi, SVP of Global Operations Jon Grey, VP of Corporate Communications Patricia M. Neal, Global Technical Director Stuart Lowthian, as well as various Bacardi employees and collaborators from around the world as they discuss what the Company is...

2014-05-21 12:25:56

Future brings "BACARDI Loud & Untameable" live on the stage as headliner of modern Cuban-inspired cabaret event CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACARDI rum, the world's best-selling and most awarded rum, took center stage at the BACARDI Loud & Untameable LIVE event presented by BACARDI rum and VICE. BACARDI rum, proud of its Cuban roots where it was created in 1862, toasted Cuban Independence Day with a Cuba Libre in celebration of its founders' triumph against...


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.'