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2012-02-15 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Manhattan Cocktail Classic, New York City's annual five-day celebration of cocktails and culture, is gearing up to ignite the city once again for the third annual festival, taking place May 11 to 15, 2012. Anticipating over 10,000 attendees and attracting top-tier mixologists from around the globe, this decadent, booze-fueled flurry of nearly 100 parties, pairings, tastings, and educational events is not to be missed. Tickets go on sale...

2011-12-09 09:10:00

CHANTILLY, Va., Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Connoisseurs or novices, spirits lovers can now amaze and delight friends and family with an enhanced knowledge of and appreciation for great spirits and cocktails. The Everyday Guide to Spirits and Cocktails: Taste and Traditions, a dynamic series of video lectures available just in time for the holidays, is a fun and engaging educational experience that reveals everything people need to know to choose, mix, and serve spirits and...

2011-12-07 16:24:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The most delightfully curious Hendrick's Gin kicked off a most unusual series of events last night in SoMa as it unveiled its Enchanted Forest of Curiosities for the first time ever in San Francisco. The Hendrick's Enchanted Forest of Curiosities took the city by (winter) storm with a snow-filled indoor woodland scene brought to life filled with oddities, bizarre performances, and even a West Coast-rarity of a twinkling firefly or two....

Cocktail Physics
2011-12-01 05:47:40

Ever wondered how your martini maintains its crisp and balanced taste, or why a manhattan remains clear if stirred but turns cloudy when shaken? In this month's edition of Physics World, Naveen Sinha and David Weitz from Harvard University reveal all, describing how some top-end bartenders are ditching trial and error for a more measured, controlled and scientific approach to the art of cocktail making. The authors explain how techniques borrowed from physics laboratories — such...

2011-11-22 18:27:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Martini Orlando has teamed up with Winter Park Construction (WPC), Contractors Who Care, National Republic Distributing Company and Scotty B. Entertainment to host the 2nd annual Kicks 4 Kidz event at Blue Martini Orlando on Tuesday, November 29th. (Photo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111122/FL11877</font> ) Jeff Forrest, President of Winter Park Construction and Founder of...

2011-11-16 10:45:00

LONDON, Nov. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard has been recognized in the Global Securities Lending Industry Awards for the second year in a row, winning Global Technology Provider of the Year. Simon Heather, technical director for Apex, won the Outstanding Contribution Award for his work on SunGard's Martini and Apex solutions. The awards recognize excellence in securities finance and are voted by Fundamentals Magazine readers. Mark Latham, executive editor, Fundamentals Magazine, said,...

2011-10-06 13:39:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rick Bartalini Presents announced that Pink Martini will perform three Bay Area concerts this fall. The concerts are scheduled for November 17 at the Marin Center in San Rafael, November 19 at Grace Pavilion at Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa and November 20 at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. Tickets are on-sale now at www.RBPconcerts.com. Pink Martini has cultivated a diverse and transcontinental following. The 12-piece ensemble's...

2011-08-29 08:04:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE®, the "World's Best Tasting Vodka," has announced its return as a proud promotional partner for the 2011 US Open Tennis Championships held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY. This marks the fifth anniversary of the partnership and the return of the fan favorite GREY GOOSE Honey Deuce cocktail, which will be available for purchase in souvenir cups featuring previous US Open...

2011-07-05 10:52:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE® Vodka introduces "Summer Connections," a new application built for Facebook that encourages GREY GOOSE fans to reconnect with friends (www.facebook.com/GREYGOOSE). This initiative is part of the brand's summer engagement campaign focused on the importance of reconnecting with friends and celebrating with those who matter most. The application launched today and is featured on the brand's Facebook page...

2011-05-26 08:47:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of Memorial Day Weekend, GREY GOOSE® Vodka is launching a national television commercial today titled "Strengths" to stress the importance of responsible drinking. This new commercial is part of the brand's summer consumer engagement campaign and comes on the heels of its new 30 second TV advertisement titled "Reunion." "Strengths" will run in primetime on national cable networks and also appear on leading...