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2010-01-14 15:30:00

MIAMI, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHAT: Diageo's specially commissioned 727 relief airliner will depart for Haiti with more than 45,000 pounds of humanitarian aid supplies including food supplies such as beans, rice, cooking oil, and Ensure, as well as two WHO-sanctioned emergency health kits. Join us for a press briefing as relief supplies are loaded onto the plane. WHO: Diageo, the world's leading spirits,...

2009-12-08 06:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Providing solutions for today's adult shoppers just got much easier. Diageo, the world's leading premium drinks company, today announced a Mobile version of its very successful website thebar.com; an in-depth resource that gives consumers of legal purchase age (or adult consumers) everything they need to inspire, plan, and shop for any occasion, on any budget. Like its parent URL the mobile site will offer an extensive drink recipe database,...

2009-11-13 14:11:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Captain Morgan here, as you know I believe in celebrating legendary times with my fans and my friends and always doing so in a socially responsible manner. I am a man of action, a man of the moment, and I always make fun a priority. And when it comes to football what is more fun than a touchdown? I believe in drinking responsibly, marketing responsibly and helping charities too, but understand my friends at the NFL's perspective. I will continue in my...

2009-09-23 11:05:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketel One vodka will offer premium cocktails and safe rides home to tournament fans during THE TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola at the East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. Club Ketel One will serve as a hospitality area with a contemporary lounge vibe during the final event in the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup. Any tournament patron 21 years of age or older may enter Club Ketel One between Wednesday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 27th...

2009-09-23 07:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, beer and wine company, has been named one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" by Working Mother magazine for its unwavering dedication to family-friendly benefits. Diageo is recognized alongside the world's most progressive companies who endeavor to help mothers excel in the workplace while balancing the demands of a family. With top marks in workforce profile, compensation, childcare,...

2009-09-08 14:51:02

Karina Smirnoff's publicist says the Ukrainian-born dancer has broken off her engagement to fellow dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy. I can confirm that this is true, Smirnoff's representative told People magazine, without offering any further details about the split. The Dancing with the Stars and Burn the Floor co-stars dated for about a year and announced their engagement last December. Smirnoff previously dated actor and DWTS contestant Mario Lopez.

2009-08-26 10:55:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ketel One vodka will unveil Club Ketel One during The Barclays, the first event of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, at Liberty National in Jersey City, NJ. Club Ketel One is an open hospitality area with a contemporary lounge vibe located near the second hole of one of the most unique courses on the PGA TOUR. Any tournament patron 21 years of age or older may enter Club Ketel One between Wednesday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 30 for a...

2009-07-07 16:21:00

NORWALK, Conn., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DRINKiQ.com, Diageo's cutting edge responsible drinking web site, was presented with The Communicator Award as the Most Outstanding Health and Wellness web site by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. The site was also named runner-up in the Education Category. Now in its 15th year, The Communicator Awards program honors creative excellence for communications professionals. The program is sanctioned by the International Academy of...

2009-06-17 04:00:00

Company Signs Supply Chain Management Contract and IT Outsourcing Contract Extension FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it has been selected to design, develop and implement a new worldwide supply chain management solution for Diageo, the world's leading premium alcoholic drinks company that includes brands such as Johnnie Walker, Guinness and Smirnoff. The 4.5-year agreement has an estimated value of $7 million. (Logo:...

2009-05-21 11:00:00

"Gentlemen, This is Vodka" to Air on TV for the First Time Ever NEW YORK, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ketel One, a super-premium vodka created in Schiedam, Holland, unveils a new advertising campaign, "Gentlemen, This is Vodka." For the first time in the history of the brand, Ketel One will have a national TV platform in addition to larger than life out-of-home and digital advertising. The total spend will be $12 million from May to September 2009. "Ketel One is inspired by 300 years...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.