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2011-03-23 16:50:00

LINCOLN, Neb., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With radiation levels rising in Japanese drinking water, companies are looking to Pure Water distillers to provide a reliable source of safe drinking water for their employees' families. The concern is due to high levels of radioactive iodine-131 that have been found in drinking water supplies in parts of Tokyo and surrounding areas. The Japanese government instructed that infants and children should not consume the contaminated tap water...

2011-03-09 07:00:00

NEW YORK, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Balvenie, the world's most handcrafted Single Malt Scotch Whisky, announces today the launch of the Balvenie Rare Craft Roadshow - a nationwide search for the craftsmen and artisans across America who maintain a dedication to the practice and preservation of traditional crafts. Part trans-American road trip and part voyage of discovery, The Balvenie Rare Craft Roadshow is a celebration of craftsmanship that will travel from state to state,...

2011-02-09 05:36:00

EDINBURGH, February 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Win at http://www.greatscottishadventure.com VisitScotland, the national tourism agency, is offering Americans the chance of winning their very own Great Scottish Adventure. Stay in a Clan Chief's Scottish castle, experience the thrills of the Edinburgh Festivals, kayak with dolphins and whales off Scotland's islands, treat yourself to the ultimate malt whisky indulgence and explore the secrets of Loch Ness. These five amazing...

2011-01-10 11:57:00

MIAMI, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Republica, one of the nation's fastest growing advertising, branding, digital media, communications and promotions companies, announced it has been retained for the second consecutive year as the agency of record for Pernod Ricard Americas Travel Retail (PRATR), one of the world's leading premium spirits and wine companies. The agency, which began working with PRATR in 2009, has been instrumental in developing strategic promotional campaigns throughout...

2010-12-14 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Robb Report, the definitive luxury lifestyle brand, announced today the launch of its newest venture: the interactive Holiday Host Guide iPad application, a dynamic and innovative resource for hosts who entertain with only the best wine, spirits, cocktails, glassware, food, cigars, and more. With its rich content and interactive tools, this enhanced digital experience establishes a new standard for iPad offerings, thanks to its more than 300...

2010-12-07 10:50:00

In the news release, New Orleans Saint Jeremy Shockey to Lead a Team in the 2011 DRAMBUIE® Pursuit, issued 07-Dec-2010 by DRAMBUIE over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that mentions of "DRAMBUIE Liqueur" throughout the release should be "DRAMBUIE" in the first, third and last paragraph. Also, in the first paragraph, first sentence, "National Football League" should be removed. The complete, corrected release follows: New Orleans Saint Jeremy Shockey to Lead a...

2010-12-07 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- DRAMBUIE® Liqueur announced today that Jeremy Shockey, National Football League tight end for the defending champion New Orleans Saints, will compete in the 2011 DRAMBUIE Pursuit, a legendary, outdoor adventure race across the wild terrain of the Scottish highlands. Shockey, the winner of the first-ever pro football rookie award in 2002 and a two-time pro football champion, is no stranger to rugged and aggressive competition - and...

2010-12-01 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- December is the month to "Get Your Island On" as Citrus, Cranberry Cherry and Mint all vie to become the newest addition to Malibu's vibrant flavor portfolio in the "Malibu U Choose" sweepstakes. Starting today, fans can go to Malibu's Facebook page or send a text message to vote for one of three delicious and distinctive flavors as Malibu's newest expression. Each vote automatically gives participants a chance to win cool daily prizes, as well as...

2010-10-12 13:00:00

ROTHES, Scotland, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, Berry Brothers & Rudd, makers of the exceptional Glenrothes® single malt Scotch whisky, are offering a one-of-a-kind experience to a select few. Four passionate, promising Scotch aficionados will have the chance to work as an official Glenrothes Whisky Maker, spending a week at the distillery in Speyside, Scotland for a whisky adventure unlike any other. (Photo:...

2010-10-05 04:00:00

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacardi Limited, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, today announced the initial phase of its US$250 million dollar investment in Scotch whisky production has been completed. This investment is to meet growing demand for the premium portfolio of Dewar's Scotch whiskies, which are among the top-selling, favorite and most awarded Scotches in the world. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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