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2009-05-11 19:18:00

International Group Proves Victorious at Legendary Adventure Race NEW YORK, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- DRAMBUIE(R) Liqueur today announced that a team from Germany has won the 2009 DRAMBUIE Pursuit, an annual outdoor-adventure race across the Scottish Highlands. Team "DRAMBUIE Warriors" triumphed against 12 other international teams all racing to retrace the voyage of Scotland's rebel Bonnie Prince Charlie, for whom DRAMBUIE was originally created in 1745. (Photo:...

2009-04-27 07:00:00

Iconic Italian Winemaker now boasts a trio of sparkling wines MIAMI, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- MARTINI & ROSSI, the leading name in Italian winemaking, announces exciting changes to its popular portfolio of sparkling wines. The brand proudly announces the debut of MARTINI & ROSSI Sparkling Rose, the first new addition to the portfolio in five years, as well as a sleek new bottle design for the number one-selling imported sparkling wine in the United States, MARTINI & ROSSI Asti....

2009-02-22 13:33:14

A bartender at a high-end New York watering hole is giving a nod to Sunday night's Academy Awards with a $1,000 cocktail. Hudson Library Bar bartender Marcelo Venegas said the Illy Issimo Academy Gold Cocktail being offered at an Oscars party at the bar features rum, Illy Issimo Latte Macchiato, lime juice and syrup, the New York Daily News reported. There also is strawberry puree on its rim and it comes with a small gold-colored chocolate statue. But what makes the beverage a truly costly...

2008-12-22 04:28:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Martini, the best bar in the business, has Boca Raton buzzin' about the good times ahead. The sophisticated hot spot just opened at the new Terrace section of the Town Center Mall at Boca Raton and it's already the toast of the town! "There is so much excitement about Blue Martini in Boca Raton," said Kay Renz. "This upscale market has been longing for an establishment that caters to their desires. Blue Martini excels in creating a sexy ambiance...

2008-12-05 11:34:00

Teamsters Helmets to Hardhats is dedicating the holiday season to those who have made so many sacrifices, the families of Illinois Fallen heroes, the families of the active military and our Illinois veterans. MARSHFIELD, Ill., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Illinois Veterans Foundation and Chicago Teamsters honor the Will Grundy Building Trades and Teamster participants as well as private companies who helped build a home for Gold Star mom Lori Fraher by honoring all of the fallen...

2008-10-28 09:00:17

Martini Media Network (http://www.martinimedianetwork.com), a leading media network targeted to affluent individuals, today announced that it has raised financing from Venrock and added Brian Ascher and David Siminoff to its board of directors. The company, which enables premier brand advertisers to target upscale consumers, will use the funds to drive product development, sales and marketing efforts. "Even in this tough economic climate, premier brands are moving an increasing percentage...

2008-10-23 09:00:16

Martini Media Network (http://www.Martinimedianetwork.com), the leading media network targeted to affluent individuals, today announced that Skip Brand has joined the company as chief executive officer. A well respected veteran in the industry, Brand previously held senior sales and business development positions at leading companies such as Yahoo!, Cox Communications, and Excite@Home. "Martini Media targets high net-worth individuals through lifestyle pursuits such as polo and yachting,...

2008-07-31 09:00:00

Hydrate Responsibly, Party Like a Rockstar(r) or Stir Up a Cosmo On All A320 Flights Beginning August 3 Enhanced In-flight Beverages Available for $3 NEW YORK, July 31, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU) today announces that customers jetting on flights serviced by its Airbus A320 fleet will soon have the option to upgrade their JetBlue Experience with buy-on-board beverages including glaceau vitaminwater(r), ROCKSTAR(r)...

2008-07-13 09:00:11

By Kate Simon FIRST-CLASS FLIGHTS Virgin Atlantic's flying barman shows Kate Simon how to mix (and drink) a marmalade martini at 35,000 feet Taste the difference. In my right hand I have a glass containing a few ice cubes, a big slug of gin, a slosh of tonic and a slice of lemon. In my left is a glass full of ice, with a more restrained measure of spirit, lime has been squeezed in the glass and rubbed around the rim, and the drink has been topped with tonic and served with a sprig of...

2008-07-08 18:00:09

By Mary Foster NEW ORLEANS - In New Orleans, cocktails are serious business. What better town for a temple to the tasty history of the American libation? Many outsiders may get their idea of the Big Easy's cocktail culture from the jumbo-sized plastic cups of punch slugged down by tourists on Bourbon Street. But the Museum of the American Cocktail opening this month will focus on the rich history of sophisticated drinks that have been served since Thomas Jefferson was president....


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.