Latest Sommelier Stories

2014-02-03 12:21:18

Wine and Culinary Vacation Focuses Exclusively on the Cape Wine Region and Provides Experiences with Celebrated Winemakers; 8-Day Package Priced Starting at Just $3,450* (rest. apply) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations) has developed a wine and culinary-themed package designed to satisfy the most ardent oenophile. Priced starting at just $3,450* (restr. apply), the 8-day "Sommelier's Choice" air-inclusive vacation...

2013-09-25 23:32:13

Certified Master Sommelier Will Bring Wine and Service Expertise to Tiare Technology’s Customers Using its Wireless WineList System CHERRY HILL, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Tiare Technology announced today the appointment of Master Sommelier Jonathan Pullis as its Chief Wine Officer. Jonathan joins Tiare to lead product development for the Wireless WineList™ and VIPSeat Restaurant™ systems, providing his expertise in wine, spirits and restaurant operations and serving as...

2011-08-01 09:28:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has added renowned chef Michael Chiarello to its team of food and wine experts. Chiarello is creating delicious, innovative menus to be offered in Delta's BusinessElite cabin on domestic flights connecting New York's John F. Kennedy Airport to Los Angeles and San Francisco beginning in September. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090202/DELTALOGO ) "Michael is known throughout the culinary world as a...

2011-06-23 13:00:00

AVILA BEACH, Calif., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boasting a first-rate rare wine and art auction, the appearance of several celebrity chefs, and the participation of today's most sought-after international vintners, sommeliers, wine educators, artists and musicians, the Central Coast Wine Classic prepares to present its 27th annual event Thursday, July 7, through Sunday, July 10, at various locations across California's scenic Central Coast. Founded in 1984 by Archie McLaren, the...

2011-02-23 13:56:53

In the restaurant of the future, you will always enjoy the perfect meal with that full-bodied 2006 cabernet sauvignon, you will always know your dinner companions' favorite merlot, and you will be able to check if the sommelier's cellar contains your favorite pinot grigio before you even check your coat. These feats of classic cuisine will come to the modern dinner through the power of Semantic Web technology. Web scientist and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Tetherless World Research...

2010-09-14 05:03:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- This isn't your grandfather's BUTTERFINGER®, but nobody's gonna lay a finger on it either. The 87-year-old classic candy brand today officially launched Butterfinger Snackerz, a new bite-size treat that offers a unique Butterfinger-eating experience. While quintessentially "crispety and peanut-buttery" like the original Butterfinger, Snackerz are delicately smooth, refined, and simply irresistible, as described by some of the...

2010-08-17 17:28:00

DENVER, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you ever wish that you could have your own personal chef? It used to be that this was a luxury available only to a privileged few, but a new Colorado-based business is bringing the expertise of professional chefs and sommeliers to at-home cooks of all levels across the country. The foundation of The Kitchen Hotline is an interactive website that has extensive content about food, wine and entertaining, coupled with a unique opportunity for real-time...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'