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2010-08-02 10:06:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Barenjager Honey Liqueur is kicking off the brand's annual bartender competition. While last year, Barenjager initiated a contest that focused on New York area bar talent, this year's contest invites national* bartenders as well as amateurs to submit innovative cocktails using Barenjager Honey Liqueur. With an A-list lineup of celebrity judges and a grand prize, which includes a trip for two to Oktoberfest,...

2010-05-10 09:13:00

NEW YORK, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- DRAMBUIE® Liqueur today announced that celebrated actor Josh Duhamel has completed the 2010 DRAMBUIE Pursuit, the annual outdoor-adventure race across the Scottish Highlands. Duhamel led his triumphant team against 14 other teams from around the world, all racing to retrace the voyage of Scotland's rebel Bonnie Prince Charlie, for whom DRAMBUIE was originally created in 1745. In the end Duhamel and his team came in fifth place, and...

2010-02-08 08:01:00

MIAMI, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Camacho Cigars (www.camachocigars.com) proudly announces its new partnership with Cuba's oldest rum brand, Matusalem Rum (www.proximospirits.com). Together they will be joining forces for more than 360 nationwide events, which will showcase an array of Camacho cigar brands and Proximo's, Matusalem Rum. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100208/FL48666) The partnership will introduce Matusalem Rum, as the official rum of Camacho Cigars. At select...

2009-12-07 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- DRAMBUIE® Liqueur today announced that famous film and television actor Josh Duhamel will take part in the 2010 DRAMBUIE Pursuit -- an epic outdoor adventure race across the wild terrain of the Scottish Highlands. Fans can sign up for a chance to join Josh's team at www.PursuitOf1745.com. From speedboat racing and white water rafting, to archery and mountain climbing, TEAM JOSH will enjoy the experience of a lifetime as they race in the...

2009-11-20 19:53:00

PENNSAUKEN, N.J., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain Morgan abandoned rehearsals for a very a special music awards event on the west coast to welcome to safety a barge containing 90,000 gallons of his finest rum that is to be used in his latest line extension, Captain Morgan Lime Bite Rum. Crowley Maritime's 580-foot-long barge La Princesa had fallen victim to last week's Nor'easter and remnants of Hurricane Ida, which raced up the coast and combined to generate over 25-foot seas and...

2009-11-16 10:27:00

New Holiday Campaign for Patron Tequila Seeks to 'Eliminate Regifting' LAS VEGAS Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey commissioned by The Patron Spirits Company, importers and marketers of ultra-premium Patron tequila, has found that 68 percent of people claim they've regifted, or considered regifting, a holiday present. Regifting is defined as the act of taking a gift that has been received and giving it to somebody else, sometimes in the guise of a new gift. The national poll,...

2009-08-20 12:59:04

Liquor is the common alcoholic drink consumed by Georgia high school students and most drank it in another person's home, U.S. health officials said. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report said the study of Georgia high school students found that particularly among binge drinkers, most students drink in another person's home and obtain alcohol from someone else. The researchers analyzed 2007 Youth Risk Behavior Survey data from 2,465 Georgia...

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:...

2009-04-02 08:00:00

Aaron Eckhart, Amber Heard, Michael Rispoli, Richard Jenkins And Giovanni Ribisi Join Depp In The Screen Version Of The First Novel By Hunter S. Thompson SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Principal photography began on "The Rum Diary" on March 25th, 2009 in Puerto Rico. Based on the first novel by Hunter S. Thompson, the film stars Johnny Depp, who is joined by Aaron Eckhart, Amber Heard, Michael Rispoli, Richard Jenkins and Giovanni Ribisi. Bruce Robinson, who also wrote the...

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2009-02-05 09:40:11

Amber Heard is in talks to play the female lead in a movie based on Hunter S. Thompson's Puerto Rico-set novel, Rum Diary, The Hollywood Reporter said. Heard recently co-starred in the big-screen comedy Pineapple Express. She will soon be seen in The Informers. If she takes the job in the big-screen adaptation of Rum Diary, she will co-star with Johnny Depp, who is playing the main character of Paul Kemp. The novel is based on Thompson's experiences as a young reporter working in Puerto Rico...


Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.