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2008-12-04 04:01:00

MIAMI, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Get into the holiday spirit with merry cocktails by RUBI REY Rum, the world's only slow-filtered, single-barrel finished white rum. Offering an unprecedented level of smoothness, the unique flavor of RUBI REY and its festive ruby-red colored bottle make the perfect addition to any holiday soiree. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081204/NYFNST01) Made with fresh strawberries and a dollop of fresh whipped cream, add a celebratory glow...

2008-12-01 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Entertainment Fusion Group (EFG) announced today that it has signed LA's Apple Lounge, Zaya Rum, and Fake Bake self-tanning products. Nestled in West Hollywood, Apple Lounge is located beneath Apple Restaurant. This exclusive lounge and restaurant will subtly evoke a sense of being in "The Big Apple." The color palette of black, red, and white is complemented by the all white uniforms designed by Nicky Hilton. In addition, EFG has also signed...

2008-10-03 06:00:08

By BEN BAILEY THE discovery of a rare plant on the Isle of Rum in the 1940s led scientists to question whether the Ice Age had ever reached the Scottish isles. Now, more than half a century later, it has emerged that the man credited with finding the plant had grown it in his Newcastle garden before replanting it in the Inner Hebrides. Professor John Heslop-Harrison, formerly of Newcastle University, led scientific investigations to the Hebrides in the 1940s. But his "discovery" of...

2008-09-08 15:00:48

Drinks Americas Holdings, Ltd. (OTC BB: DKAM.OB) (Drinks Americas or the "Company) today announced that Liquor Group Wholesale generated more than $250,000 of orders for Drinks Americas products in the first 60 days of their contractual agreement to distribute the Company's brands in Control States. In states referred to in this release as Control States, are the eighteen states in which alcoholic beverages sales are directly controlled by the state government. Patrick Kenny, CEO Drinks...

2008-08-29 06:00:43

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/b3afe2/wine_in_russia) has announced the addition of the "Wine in Russia" report to their offering. This Wine in Russia market report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing...

2008-08-01 21:00:25

READ: `THE HOST,' BY STEPHENIE MEYER: Stephenie Meyer fans shouldn't stop with "Breaking Dawn," the fourth and final book in her hugely popular "Twilight" teen vampire series due out tomorrow. "The Host," her new debut novel for adults, is just as worthy of acclaim. It's a sci-fi thriller about a plucky parasitic alien, who - when implanted into the body of a young woman on Earth - discovers the power of the heart and soul. It's a quietly compelling read with a unique alien heroine, who...

2008-07-14 09:00:43

Castle Brands Inc. (AMEX: ROX), an emerging international spirits company, today announced the launch of its second "Defend the Bar Band" competition sponsored by Boru Vodka. The first "Defend the Bar Band" competition was a tremendous success. Over 100 bands entered the competition and over 80,000 votes were cast. Boru Vodka has established a strong relationship with last year's winning band, Lloyd Dobler Effect (LDE). The band has become a significant brand ambassador for Boru,...

2008-07-12 06:00:25

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5c1e5b/china_alcohol_mark) has announced the addition of the "China Alcohol Market Report 2008" report to their offering. Imported alcohol consumption in China has entered the golden age, thanks to tariff adjustments and the increase of the country's per capita income. Alcohol import surged in 2004 and 2005 and remained at a high level during 2006 and 2007. China's middle-class and white collar population is growing...

2008-06-26 00:02:22

AFTER an isolated year working with red deer on the "forbidden" Isle of Rum in the Inner Hebrides, a park ranger has returned to urban life with a new job in South Yorkshire. Emily Goodrum, 28, has been appointed a community ranger in Phoenix Park in Thurnscoe, near Barnsley. It will be a big change for the Aberystwyth University graduate, who has spent the last 12 months on the remote Scottish island, which is home to just 30 people. The population lives in the village of Kinloch on...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'