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2010-12-22 11:10:00

Just in time for New Year's Eve, and the arrival of the International Year of Chemistry, a study may settle that long-standing disagreement over the best way to pour a glass of champagne: Scientists in France are reporting that pouring bubbly in an angled, down-the-side way is best for preserving its taste and fizz. The study also reports the first scientific evidence confirming the importance of chilling champagne before serving to enhance its taste. They reported in the American Chemical...

2010-12-13 11:00:00

NARBONNE, France, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- New changes to the designation structure in the Languedoc have been confirmed by the General Assembly of the CIVL (Conseil Interprofessionnel des Vins du Languedoc) in order to clarify and simplify the values offered to consumers across all 29 different Languedoc AOCs. Under this new structure, all AOC wines will be divided into three main categories: AOC Languedoc, Grand Vin du Languedoc and Grand Cru du Languedoc. The categories were...

2010-12-10 00:00:49

Twin Pomegranates Wine combines their 100% Pomegranate Table Wine with Edna Valley Chardonnay to create a unique blend. Fresno, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 08, 2010 Twin Pomegranates Wine has released a Pomegranate Chardonnay Blend, a new one of a kind wine. This unique blend of their signature 100% Pomegranate Wine with Edna Valley Chardonnay is a new entry into the wine market. The idea behind making the Pomegranate Chardonnay Blend was to appeal to wine drinkers who might hesitate to try...

2010-12-07 05:00:00

SANTO STEFANO BELBO, Italy, Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MARTINI Asti, the world's favorite Italian sparkling wine, sustains a nearly 150-year-old business through innovation and a passion for keeping Italian traditions alive. To view the multimedia assets associated with this news release, please select: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/martini-asti/47517/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101207/MM11709) On the steep hills in the heart of the Asti region of Northwest...

2010-12-06 08:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine.com, the nation's number one online wine retailer, today released its fourth annual Top 100. The Wine.com 100 reflects the top one percent of wine sold nationally on its site during 2010. In its fourth year of publication, the Wine.com 100 illustrates the movers and shakers in the wine business as well as definitive trends in consumer purchasing. The complete Wine.com 100 list for 2010 is available online at www.wine.com/100. On the back of...

2010-11-29 18:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoma Magazine stopped by the Sonoma location of the Bay Area chain Wine Hardware to vet 2010's new line of wine accessories for their Holiday edition. Stocking stuffing superabundance was what they found. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101129/SF08717) This is how they summed it up: "They have so much cool stuff...a plethora of things you don't need but could probably learn to crave, just to enhance your enjoyment of wine."...

2010-11-29 09:45:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Betsy South Beach will be playing host to the works of ten emerging artists, commissioned by Ruinart, the first established champagne House in 1729. On December 2, 2010, the exhibition will kick off during Art Basel in Miami Beach highlighting a commitment to the arts from both organizations. The works were produced using classic and avant-garde techniques, in a variety of mediums, including photography, paint and sculpture. Artists were...

2010-11-15 13:41:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Great wine at an economical price is the focus of The Wine Trials 2011 by Robin Goldstein, Alexis Herschkowitsch and Tyce Walters. The book offers great ideas for this holiday season. For example, dispel the myth that you have to purchase a sparkler from Champagne to enjoy a top-flight bubbly. J.P. Chenet is not only the world's best-selling French wine brand, but produces a fantastic sparkler that costs 25% or less than most of its higher rent...

2010-10-18 10:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines is inviting customers to enjoy a selection of ONEHOPE wines as part of American's complimentary wine offering in its premium class cabins between October and December, the timeframe known as American's "Season of Giving." ONEHOPE is a California wine company that donates 50 percent of its profits to important social causes. American's selection of ONEHOPE wines and designated beneficiaries will change each month to...

2010-09-09 05:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- De Bortoli Wines, one of Australia's largest and most honored wineries, has selected Leopold Ketel & Partners to provide an array of marketing and public relations services in the United States. Established in 1928, De Bortoli Wines (www.debortoli.com) is a family owned wine company, with vineyards located in Riverina, Hunter Valley, Yarra Valley and King Valley in Australia and makes a wide range of award-winning wines with character, charm and...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
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