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2010-12-20 18:45:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Although it's considered the most wonderful time of the year, the holiday season can lead many people to scream "there must be another way!" Dealing with crowded shopping malls, no parking spaces and sold out must-have items; the holidays can be one of the more stressful times of year. However, in 1966 a man found "another way" to deal with the frustration, which has become part of pop-culture history. (Photo:...

2010-12-15 14:36:02

Research: Testing the validity of the Danish urban myth that alcohol can be absorbed through feet: Open labeled self experimental study Research in the Christmas issue published on bmj.com today explodes the Danish myth that it is possible to get drunk by submerging your feet in alcohol. The authors, led by Dr Peter Lommer Kristensen from the Hillerød Hospital in Denmark, say it was important that the myth underwent scientific scrutiny to prevent students wasting their time...

2010-12-08 12:08:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the holiday season upon us, the Distilled Spirits Council is offering adult consumers an attractive, free brochure featuring tips on how to host responsible cocktail parties. "As family and friends gather to celebrate the holidays or mark special occasions, the Distilled Spirits Council encourages everyone to make responsible decisions to ensure safe and happy celebrations," said Peter Cressy, Distilled Spirits Council President....

2010-12-08 09:00:00

Will Autograph Purchased Bottles in Shadyside HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Film and television star Dan Aykroyd will meet with fans and sign purchased bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka at the PA Wine & Spirits Stores in Shadyside from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 15. "Dan Aykroyd is a powerhouse in Hollywood and in the wine and spirits business," said Patrick "P.J." Stapleton III, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board. "In 2008,...

2010-12-02 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sean "Diddy" Combs and CIROC Vodka today announced the return of their widely acclaimed Safe Rides initiative, which will include a first-ever partnership with the New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT). Combs will serve alongside NYC officials to launch a citywide safe driving initiative designed to celebrate the city's designated drivers while providing free transportation home in an effort to promote responsible decision-making. As...

2010-11-29 15:37:00

MT. LAUREL, N.J., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Central European Distribution Corporation (Nasdaq: CEDC) today announced that it has signed a binding Heads of Terms for the buyout of the remaining stake in the Whitehall Group which is an acceleration of its current 2013 call option. In addition, the investment will include the purchase of the Global Brand Rights for Kauffman Vodka. The Whitehall Group is one of the leading importers and distributors of premium wines and spirits...

2010-11-23 15:27:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MARTINI®, the foremost name in Italian winemaking, announces its return to broadcast television with the brand's first U.S. campaign in more than 25 years. As a purveyor of high quality Italian wines - MARTINI Asti is the number one selling imported sparkling wine in the world and MARTINI vermouths are the number one vermouth brand in the world* - the classic MARTINI commercials of a quarter century ago have been missed...

2010-11-08 10:16:00

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ROKK Vodka, imported Swedish vodka from Diageo, announced today that they have selected The Lonely Island, the creative minds behind the Grammy-nominated track and viral video "I'm On a Boat," as "Creative Directors" for the brand. In this role, The Dudes - comprised of comedians Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone - will be responsible for the brand's consumer engagement, which includes creating digital material to market the brand...

2010-10-19 07:54:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Originals are driven by dreams, fueled by inspiration and immune to the meaning of the word 'impossible.' It is with this in mind that Stolichnaya Vodka, the visionary brand responsible for many "firsts" that have shaped the industry -- the first imported Russian vodka to the US, first vodka brand to launch a line of flavored vodkas, the first to introduce luxury vodka, announces Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone as the brand's third Stoli Original to be...

2010-10-07 17:02:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Stolichnaya, a pioneer in the flavored vodka category, and Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, the sales and marketing arm of the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, announced that Stolichnaya is embarking as a Founding Partner in a five-year alliance with the Barclays Center, the planned state-of-the-art sports and entertainment venue, and with NETS Basketball. The opening of the Barclays Center in late spring/early summer of 2012 will mark the return of...


Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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