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2011-08-02 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines is once again taking home the top prize for its wine selection. Global Traveler magazine awarded three honors to American in the magazine's annual survey of airline wine selections in international First and Business Class and North American premium class cabins. Global Traveler's panel of wine judges awarded American Airlines with Best North American Wines on the Wing, Best North American Sparkling for the Gloria Ferrer...

2011-08-02 05:00:00

HEALDSBURG, Calif., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Russian River Valley wine producer, J Vineyards & Winery, kicks off its 25th Anniversary with a special public celebration and harvest party on Saturday, September 17. The festivities will be held at the winery's Visitor Center from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature products from specialty food producers such as Hog Island Oyster Company, Tsar Nicoulai Caviar, and the Savory Spice Shop in Santa Rosa. There will also be live music,...

2011-07-05 14:01:00

MODESTO, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to beach volleyball, Barefoot Wine is partnering with Championship Volleyball (CV) for the 2011 summer season. The California winery, which celebrates all things fun in the sun, is proud to present the Barefoot Wine/CV ProAm Series, a tournament dedicated to finding the next rising stars of beach volleyball. Olympic Gold Medalists Kerri Walsh and Todd Rogers are on deck to compete against the champion teams in an...

2011-06-21 06:45:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first day of summer has dawned, and judging by the heat waves which engulfed most parts of the U.S. only weeks ago, the dog days of summer aren't far behind. While traditionally a time of vacations, cookouts and general relaxation, as the mercury rises, so do reported outbreaks of one of the most serious threats to summertime enjoyment: Weather-Induced Grouchiness (WIG). In response, the makers of [ yellow tail ] Moscato have created...

2011-05-31 09:46:00

PURCHASE, N.Y., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A good glass of wine is a great escape at the end of a long day. But what if your escape could be real? What if taste and smell could drag your other senses along? What if simply drinking wine and tweeting your thoughts on it could score you two airline tickets to New Zealand? Now it can. Brancott Estate, the world's bestselling New Zealand wine, is announcing the #WhatIf challenge in which participants are invited to use their noses,...

2011-05-23 13:54:00

MODESTO, Calif., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that when asked to grade the current state of our beaches, a majority of American beachgoers chose a mediocre 'C'?(1) According to a survey conducted by Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation, Americans are concerned about the condition of their shorelines. To help remedy this, Barefoot Wine proudly announces the fifth year of the Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, a partnership with the Surfrider Foundation - a grassroots,...

2011-05-19 05:00:00

HOBOKEN, N.J., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hot weather is on the way, or already has arrived in some regions of the U.S. so attention turns to food and drink with this question, "How do you pair certain foods and wines?" (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110519/SF04744) A better question to ask is, "Which wines do you pair with a hot summer?" The answer comes from Emeri De Bortoli, matriarch of one of Australia's premier wineries and the namesake for Emeri sparkling wines that...

2011-03-16 12:19:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 5W Public Relations, one of the 25 largest PR firms in the U.S., today announced the addition of VOGA Wines to its roster of food and beverage clients. VOGA Italia encompasses all aspects offering a collection of crisp delicious wine thoughtfully packaged in a revolutionary re-designed bottle featuring a unique resealable cap. "5WPR is delighted to have been chosen as PR firm of record work with VOGA Wines," said Ronn Torossian, President and CEO...

2011-02-12 00:00:45

Twin Pomegranates Wine is a bubbly and incredibly sexy wine for your Valentine Fresno, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 11, 2011 Twin Pomegranates Wine, a Fresno wine company, makes a 100% Pomegranate Sparkling Wine. The wine is the latest release from Twin Pomegranates, and it is perfect for Valentine's Day. The Sparkling Pomegranate Wine is light pink in color, made from estate grown California pomegranates, and has a refreshingly crisp and slightly sweeter taste than their 100% pomegranate...

2011-02-07 13:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The results are in for the annual Business Traveller Cellars in the Sky wine competition where American Airlines took home honors for its white wine selection. The panel of judges at the 2010 Cellars in the Sky Awards chose American as the winner in the Best Business Class White Wine category for the Bernkasteler Riesling, 2007. The awards were presented in London on Feb. 3. "Our goal is to consistently improve our customers' experience by...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'