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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...

2010-09-20 13:58:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Belvedere Vodka announces the launch of a worldwide search for its next Global Brand Ambassador. Aptly called the Belvedere "Dream Job", vodka aficionados and amateurs alike are invited to compete for a chance to win a one year, $100,000 contract working directly for Belvedere and gaining international recognition for his or her creativity in cocktail creation and brand advocacy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100920/NY67820LOGO ) (Photo:...

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...

2010-08-25 15:33:00

In the news release, CIROC, 'The Official Vodka of Summer' and Sean 'Diddy' Combs Grant Lucky Winner a Lavish Miami Holiday Getaway, issued 25-Aug-2010 by CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the subheadline and first paragraph, first sentence, should read "North Carolina" rather than "South Carolina" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: CIROC, 'The Official Vodka of Summer' and Sean 'Diddy' Combs Grant Lucky...

2010-08-25 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka and entertainment mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs have granted a lucky consumer and her two friends a dream Labor Day getaway. South Carolina real estate broker Ashley Ngamthonglor and her two friends will jet off to Miami from September 4 through September 7 for a first-class 'CIROC Summer Cabana' getaway. Ashley was one of thousands of CIROC twitter followers who submitted tweets about summer related topics for a chance to win. She...

2010-08-24 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The movement toward high quality, all natural food and drink continues to gain momentum and Americans need a cocktail that fits in with their healthy lifestyle. Rock Sake is a line of ultra-premium, domestically produced sake that is a delicious and nutritious alternative to traditional white spirits. Per ounce, Rock Sake is half the calories of vodka, rum and other white spirits and is gluten and sulfite free. Each day, Americans count calories, fat...

2010-08-11 12:38:00

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- GREY GOOSE®, the "World's Best Tasting Vodka," announced it will return as a proud promotional partner of the 2010 US Open Tennis Championships held at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, NY. This marks the fourth year GREY GOOSE Vodka will partner with the USTA at the highest annually attended sporting event in the world with more than 700,000 spectators in attendance. (Photo:...

2010-08-10 15:39:50

Small Number of Brands Keep Ads in Youth-Oriented Publications Youth exposure to alcohol advertising in magazines declined by 48 percent between 2001 and 2008, according to a new study by the Center on Alcohol Marketing and Youth (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Although 325 alcohol brands advertised in magazines in 2008, just 16 brands accounted for half of the advertising placed in publications more likely to be seen per capita by youth than by adults. Leading...

2010-07-26 07:33:00

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sobieski Vodka, the undisputed number one selling premium vodka in Poland, is making moves in the North American market with its "Truth in Vodka" events in the coming months. Sobieski will be honoring its Polish heritage and showcasing the brand's authenticity alongside industry experts and vodka lovers. A-list actor Bruce Willis will be hitting the road with Sobieski, spreading the "Truth in Vodka," as the tour kicks off at the...

2010-07-09 14:17:00

NEW YORK, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ketel One Oranje(TM), the newest addition to the Ketel One® portfolio, honors its fellow countrymen in orange as they make a bid for the championship title this Sunday. As the world watches the clock count down to this epic soccer match, Ketel One Oranje - pronounced "oh-ron-ya" in Dutch - has teamed up with New York mixologist, Giuseppe Gonzalez, to invent a Dutch inspired cocktail. The unique swizzle drink, appropriately...


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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