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2011-05-02 16:12:00

CHICAGO, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Beam Global Spirits and Wine has named Euro RSCG Chicago its creative agency of record for Pucker Vodka, a new product entry in the flavored vodka category. This news comes on the heels of recent momentum at the Chicago agency that includes wins from Groupon, Sears and Sonic, to name a few. Euro RSCG Chicago, which also works on Hornitos Tequila, Sauza Tequila, Effen Vodka and Tres Generaciones for Beam Global Spirits and Wine, was awarded this...

2011-03-30 11:40:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sobieski vodka, the number one selling premium vodka in Poland and one of the fastest growing spirits brands in U.S., today announced it has received a third consecutive "Hot Brand" award presented by Impact Magazine, the industry's leading trade publication. Sobieski vodka had the largest growth percentage of the premium vodkas awarded. The "Hot Brand" award was presented to Sobieski last week, at the Impact Seminar in New York...

2011-03-28 05:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco World Spirits Competition held its prestigious judging on March 18th, 19th, and 20th at the Hotel Nikko in downtown San Francisco. In this, the 11th year, 1,106 premium spirits were submitted from 61 countries, making it a record-breaking year, up 8% from last year. The San Francisco competition is the oldest, largest, and most recognized spirits competition in the United States. 159 Double Gold Medals were awarded, 181 Gold...

2011-02-28 12:00:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Bartenders' Guild (USBG) brought together 24 of the most talented cocktail creators in the United States on Sunday, Feb. 27 to take center stage at The ACE Hotel in New York City in a head-to-head cocktail competition to select three bartenders to represent the United States on the brightest stage in mixology: the 2011 42BELOW® Cocktail World Cup 'Carnival of the Cocktail' to be held March 14 to 20 in...

2011-02-28 10:54:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, prior to the 42BELOW Cocktail World Cup U.S. Final, history was made at the ACE Hotel. An eight man team of cocktail wizards achieved a feat never completed by another group of men and set the Guinness World Records achievement for most cocktails - minimum of three ingredients - made in one hour by a team. When all was said and done 1,541 cocktails lined the tables wall-to-wall. (Photo:...

2011-02-18 13:14:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka and the National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards recently announced the launch of a year-long social responsibility partnership that will include several in-game promotions, public service announcements (PSA) and social responsibility programming at the Verizon Center through October 2011. To kick-off this initiative, CIROC and the Washington Wizards recently unveiled two "Safe Rides" PSAs starring Washington...

2011-02-15 15:35:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kanon Organic Vodka and Bryanboy are linking up again for round two in delivering fashion week to the public through unique candid fashion moments. This season Kanon Organic Vodka has chosen to communicate fashion on a deeper level through "IT" blogger, Bryanboy. While designers are "LIVESTREAMING" their shows, Bryanboy will be "LIVESTREAMING" a day in the life of fashion week. "Fashion shows are like The Wizard of Oz and people are always trying to...

2011-01-20 08:00:00

MANHASSET, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In 1997, the introduction of Chopin Potato Vodka to the U.S. market changed the way the world thinks about, and drinks, vodka. Now, the distinctive black-labeled potato spirit will be joined by red-labeled Chopin Rye on the shelves of select U.S. retailers in March 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110120/NY32912 ) The U.S. debut of Chopin Rye, long available in Poland, marks a new milestone for the Chopin brand, which...

2011-01-13 18:06:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today VICE and 42BELOW vodka announce the debut of League of Two, a new Web series exploring the nature of creative partnerships. Seven webisodes profile several of the most innovative dynamic duos working in the fields of music, film, food, fashion and design. Each piece presents the history, significance and working process of each pair while capturing the agonies and ecstasies of working in collaboration. The seven webisodes can be...

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2010-12-31 15:20:00

Experts have compiled a list of facts about the myths of hangovers. The reason behind alcohol's ability to make someone feel "hungover" the next day are not as clear as the culprit behind the blood shot eyes to begin with. "Alcohol clearly causes hangovers, but why it causes hangovers isn't very well understood," Dr. Andrew Yacht, director of the division of general medicine and vice chair of medicine for education at Maimonides Medical Center in New York City, told HealthDay News. "Part...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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