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2010-11-15 14:57:00

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This fall, 45 of the country's top mixologists descended on Las Vegas for the USBG Bartender Summit, sponsored by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® and GQ Magazine, each of them having already proven themselves as their hometown's mixology master. After two days of intense cocktail-making, the USBG announced Phoenix's Jason Asher as the nation's "Most Inspired Bartender." To honor this achievement, Asher and his BOMBAY SAPPHIRE cocktail, the Beet...

2010-09-22 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- To compile and rank the nation's best cocktail bars for the October issue, GQ traveled over 30,000 miles, visited twenty-one cities and 102 bars, and drank more than 400 cocktails, before finally selecting Seattle's Zig Zag Cafe as the number one bar on the list. At Zig Zag Cafe, "patrons come for the easy conversation and the drink-all-day coziness. Above all, though, they come for the cocktails of Murray Stenson. The man is effortlessly talented, a...

2010-09-16 08:07:00

SPARTA, Mich., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- West Michigan-based Old Orchard Brands® has received a Clear Choice Award from The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) for the revolutionary design of the company's Very Cherre(TM) tart cherry juice packaging. Introduced for the first time earlier this year, Very Cherre is the first product from Old Orchard Brands to be offered in a glass bottle. Each year, the GPI Clear Choice awards recognize only ten consumer product companies for...

2010-08-31 05:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- For the crowds at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, cocktails serve as the perfect accessory to this year's impressive lineup of designers. In fact, two signature cocktails created by EFFEN® Vodka - the Official Vodka Sponsor - will be served Sept. 9 - 16 during the Lincoln Center festivities. EFFEN, which means "smooth" in Dutch, designed the "EFFEN Hautini" and "EFFEN Picture Perfect" for legal-purchase-age guests who gather to see...

2010-08-02 10:06:00

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, Barenjager Honey Liqueur is kicking off the brand's annual bartender competition. While last year, Barenjager initiated a contest that focused on New York area bar talent, this year's contest invites national* bartenders as well as amateurs to submit innovative cocktails using Barenjager Honey Liqueur. With an A-list lineup of celebrity judges and a grand prize, which includes a trip for two to Oktoberfest,...

2010-07-19 12:00:00

Will Autograph Pre-Purchased Bottles in Franklin Mills HARRISBURG, Pa., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bethenny Frankel, New York Times best-selling author and star of Bravo's smash hit TV show, "Bethenny Getting Married?," will meet with fans and sign bottles of her Skinnygirl Margarita(TM) at the PA Wine & Spirits Stores in Franklin Mills from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 22. "Bethenny Frankel has made her mark on reality television and now she's making her mark on the...

2010-07-12 08:00:00

NEW YORK, July 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Patron, the ultra-premium tequila that revolutionized the white spirits category, has created the Patron Cocktail Lab, a platform for crowd-sourced drinks. As a company that has long recognized the talents of those that are passionate about flavor and quality, the Patron Cocktail Lab is an extension of Patron's philosophy of perfection. Hosted within Facebook, the site encourages dialogue and sharing by asking visitors to re-think the elements that...

2010-06-15 06:21:00

NEW YORK, June 15 /PRNewswire/ --Ocean Spray's gone blue. To commemorate the launch of its first ever Blueberry product line the cooperative is erecting a colossal 24,000 lb, 38 ft tall blueberry juice bottle in the heart of mid-town. New Yorkers will have the opportunity to win an "Out of the Blue Getaway," courtesy of Ocean Spray and hometown airline JetBlue Airways when they sample the new juice from Ocean Spray's custom luggage carousel at Greeley Square Park on June 15. Additional...

2010-05-25 07:00:00

WEED, Ky., May 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Jeremiah Weed, the original Southern Gentleman and proud father of Jeremiah Weed Bourbon Whiskey and Cherry Mash Bourbon Whiskey, publicly demanded a formal apology from shamed cyclist Floyd Landis for falsely blaming whiskey as a possible cause of his positive test for synthetic testosterone in 2006, which resulted in the stripping of his 2006 Tour de France champion title. "In light of Mr. Landis' recent admission that the cause of his...

2010-05-18 16:05:00

FORT PIERCE, Fla., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In the David versus Goliath battle for dominance over America's breakfast table, Natalie's Orchid Island Juice has scored another huge win. The little Fort Pierce, Florida company stunned the giants of the citrus juice industry by capturing the title of "Best Tasting Orange Juice" in Good Housekeeping magazine. The June issue of the magazine, which offers the latest trends and advice on healthy living, touts the fresh flavor of all-Florida fruit in...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.