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2014-06-23 12:26:02

Leading spirits brand asks consumers what they would sacrifice for a chance to experience the Final Match with the world's most untameable fans CORAL GABLES, Fla., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BACARDI rum, the world's best-selling and most awarded rum, announces its BACARDI Untameable Fan contest, whereby one worthy fan and a guest will win a trip to one of the countries whose team is playing in the final soccer match this summer. To prove they deserve the BACARDI Untameable Fan...

2014-05-13 12:29:59

LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Emperador Inc's move for Whyte & Mackay will give the Scotch whisky producer yet another new owner, while Diageo is left to rue the divestment of assets it had hoped to keep, according to a new report from just-drinks. In late 2012, Diageo began its purchase of a major stake in Whyte & Mackay's parent company, India's United Spirits. The move for United Spirits, which bought Whyte & Mackay (W&M) in 2007, signalled the...

2014-02-24 12:20:42

MIAMI, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cruise passengers to experience cutting-edge cocktail culture as DIAGEO RESERVE WORLD CLASS(TM) takes to the high seas with Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises One of the world's most prestigious cocktail competitions is taking to the high seas to turn floating bartenders into mixologists extraordinaire. The Diageo Global Travel team...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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