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2011-01-15 17:49:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From final dress and tux fittings to catching some extra sleep, final preparations are underway for the flock of celebrities expected to attend the Golden Globes Awards this Sunday. And, before the first award is even handed out, Black Swan Wines, the official wine sponsor for the FOX Golden Globes Party, is already preparing four bold varietals to toast this year's elegant swans, nominees and winners. "Black Swan Wines celebrates the bold,...

2010-11-04 05:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- 'Tis the season to stock up on your favorite sparklers, winter whites and ripe reds to take the winter chill off without breaking the holiday budget. Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) has once again scoured the wine world to find some of the best wines for around $20 or less for its Top 10 Holiday Wines program. The company invites shoppers and wine enthusiasts to taste and tweet some holiday cheer during its first-ever Twitter Tasting on...

2010-07-07 07:30:00

SEATTLE, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In his endless search for culinary pleasure, love at first bite struck Jeffrey Saad at a little French bistro in San Francisco over foie gras and a glass of Sauterne. According to Saad, this was the first time he experienced the "ah ha" of what a true wine and food match can do. Saad, runner up for the Next Food Network Star Season 5, shared his most unforgettable food and wine pairings, while providing attendees with some simple, memorable tips for...

2010-06-16 09:00:00

NEW YORK, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Union and Wines of Germany will present top European Rieslings at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colorado from June 18-20. For 28 years, Food & Wine magazine has hosted this highly exclusive and popular industry retreat, shaping it into the premier food and wine festival in the U.S. The event will cater to a targeted group of 5,000 wine enthusiasts and VIP members of the trade and media, including industry stars such as chefs Jose...

2009-06-03 06:53:00

Black Box Wines Invites Fans to Let the Secret Slip and 'Box' Their Friends SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- There are some secrets meant for keeping and others meant for sharing. Today, Black Box Wines, America's first premium and now best-selling 3 liter boxed wine, is launching the "You Got Boxed" contest to challenge its fans to let their friends in on a secret they've known for some time - quality wines can come from a box. For a chance to win, consumers secretly serve guests...

2009-03-02 16:25:00

March Event Features Wines By Mick Fleetwood and Doobie Brothers Manager Bruce Cohn of B.R. Cohn NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Executive Chef Russell Skall has designed a wine dinner that will rock the house with a special menu as unforgettable as a classic guitar lick. Glasses will be filled with wines made by rock 'n' roll legends. Trivia games will be played, CDs will reward the winners, and great music will go through the night....

2008-12-23 14:20:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As Americans say goodbye to 2008, Clean Slate Riesling considers those celebrities and national figures who most need -- and perhaps, deserve -- to begin 2009 with a clean slate. For years Riesling has had a bad reputation for being overly sweet and in kitschy blue bottles with undecipherable labels. Clean Slate's modern packaging, uncomplicated label and crisp and refreshing flavors are giving Riesling a clean slate and making it easy and fun for...


Word of the Day
maffling
  • To stammer.
  • Present participle of maffle, to stammer.
  • A simpleton.
The word 'maffle' may come from a Dutch word meaning 'to move the jaws' or a French word meaning 'having large cheeks'.