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2013-09-25 23:32:13

Certified Master Sommelier Will Bring Wine and Service Expertise to Tiare Technology’s Customers Using its Wireless WineList System CHERRY HILL, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Tiare Technology announced today the appointment of Master Sommelier Jonathan Pullis as its Chief Wine Officer. Jonathan joins Tiare to lead product development for the Wireless WineList™ and VIPSeat Restaurant™ systems, providing his expertise in wine, spirits and restaurant operations and serving as...

2012-09-25 23:00:09

Social wine competition site launches, imbibing wine education to newbies and oenophiles alike. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2012 While wine tasting has had somewhat of a reputation for being relegated to old money, stuffy lawyers and retirees, it´s now more accessible, thanks to Wine Battles. The site, which turns wine tasting into a social competition, improves participants´ education of wine without the pomp and circumstance. Wine Battles Founder Mike O´Brien grew...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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