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2009-04-01 07:33:00

WEED, Ky., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremiah Weed Southern Style Sweet Tea today announced its entry into stock car racing with an offer to sponsor the air in the tires of the major racing teams. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/NY92639-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/NY92639-b ) Jeremiah Weed Southern Style Sweet Tea Global Brand Director, Guy L. Smith, said, "We believe that this takes sponsorship to a new level in a sport that is comfortable...

2009-03-31 08:00:00

Crown Royal's Holiday Value-Added Packaging Named an AmeriStar Winner in Innovation NORWALK, Conn., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to the environment and to reducing waste to landfill, Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company, announced today that its Crown Royal 750 ml holiday value-added packaging was selected as an AmeriStar winner by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). The contest judges entries from all consumer goods...

2009-03-12 13:34:00

Innovative Responsible Drinking Web Site Wins Corporate Social Responsibility "Corporate-Community Partnership" Award NORWALK, Conn., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --DRINKiQ.com, Diageo's innovative responsible drinking web site, has been awarded the Corporate Social Responsibility Corporate-Community Award. Presented by PR News, a leading publication covering the public relations trade, the CSR Awards recognize people and companies that successfully demonstrate that altruism,...

2008-09-18 12:00:40

PHOENIX, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine, and beer company, is proud to support Julie Foudy, former US Women's Soccer Team star and a role model for young girls across the country, as she introduced the 'Girl Talk' program today to students today at Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix. Designed by The Century Council, a not-for-profit organization funded by Diageo and other distillers dedicated to fighting underage drinking and drunk driving,...

2008-06-16 18:00:25

NORWALK, Conn., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo-Guinness USA, a division of Diageo, the worlds leading spirits, wine and beer company, and the Flavored Malt Beverage Coalition filed suit yesterday against California's Board of Equalization (BOE) challenging regulations that will reclassify flavored beer -- which is malt based -- as a distilled spirit, increasing the taxes on these products by more than 1600 percent. The complaint seeks to invalidate the BOE regulations as illegal on a...

2006-06-25 10:19:08

GLENEAGLES (Reuters) - Britain's Paul Casey claimed his second victory of the European Tour season when he won the Johnnie Walker Championship on Sunday. Casey clinched his second Gleneagles title in six years with a final-round one-under-par 72 to total 16-under-par 276, one stroke better than fellow Briton Andrew Marshall and Denmark's Soren Hansen. Colin Montgomerie, who led for much of the Scottish event, finished a further stroke back a week after his joint runner-up place in...

2005-08-05 11:35:21

By Norman Dabell GLENEAGLES, Scotland (Reuters) - The Johnnie Walker Championship casualty list increased to seven Friday when another two players pulled out of the apparently jinxed event. Britain's Stephen Gallacher pulled out with a recurring back injury and German Sven Struver with toothache. Tournament chairman Colin Montgomerie, the star attraction for the tournament, withdrew during the first round with bruised fingers after jarring them hitting a driver off the 18th fairway in...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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