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2014-10-01 12:26:20

Veuve Clicquot Launches International Online Design Competition in Search of the Next Designer for the 2015 Clicquot Mailbox PARIS, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veuve Clicquot Champagne is excited to introduce the Re-Creation Awards - a competition open to the public, which invites emerging designers to design their very own Clicquot Mailbox. Clicquot Mail is a chic gift offering for Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label that is fashioned in the shape of a modern day mailbox to...

2014-09-26 23:04:05

Quini to serve content to its growing community of wine enthusiasts and industry professionals at the highest imaginable speed Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 Quini, an interactive wine tasting, rating and recommendations application and enterprise level market intelligence data solution (http://www.quiniwine.com) today announced that it has deployed Elasticsearch (http://www.elasticsearch.com), the leading open source search and data analytics solution, to serve content to its...

2014-09-25 12:27:08

Poet Laureate Billy Collins to bring inspiration to conference in Napa Valley, February 17-20, 2015. ST. HELENA, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Symposium for Professional Wine Writers at Meadowood Napa Valley begins its second decade by helping wine journalists and critics polish their writing voices while increasing the value of what they write. The Symposium will welcome up to 75 working journalists, critics, editors and authors in the fields of wine, wine-food and...

2014-09-23 08:38:49

TORONTO, Sept. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - WineAlign, Canada's largest online wine site, has published the results of the 2014 World Wine Awards of Canada. The World Wine Awards of Canada were held in August in Toronto, Ontario. Close to 1,100 wines were tasted by an extensive panel of the most respected wine writers, wine critics, retail buyers, Master Sommeliers and Masters of Wines in Canada. In all, 20 judges spent five days blind tasting the wines before recognising the very best with...

2014-09-20 23:01:50

Charlotte Dentist, Dr. James Wells says enjoy your coffee and wine along with good dental hygiene. New study reports coffee and wine are good for oral health. (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 Traditionally dentists have advised their patients against drinking coffee and wine. Dr. Wells of South Charlotte Dentistry is re-visiting that advice and changing his stance after considering two recent studies on the effects that coffee and wine have on oral health. “There’s good news and great...

2014-09-19 12:26:46

The Royal announces winners of 2014 Royal Wine Competition TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - For the past five years, The Royal Wine Competition at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has proudly shone a spotlight on the growing wine industry in Ontario and the impressive VQA vintages that are produced in the province. Now entering its 92nd year, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair aimed to uncork its biggest wine competition yet, sponsored by Arron Barberian. With a record number of entries,...

wine nanoscience
2014-09-19 12:25:15

Anne-Mette Siem, Aarhus University One sip of a perfectly poured glass of wine leads to an explosion of flavors in your mouth. Researchers at Aarhus University have now developed a nanosensor that can mimic what happens in your mouth when you drink wine. The sensor measures how you experience the sensation of dryness in the wine. When wine growers turn their grapes into wine, they need to control a number of processes to bring out the desired flavor in the product that ends up in the...

2014-09-18 12:34:24

Drync wine app rewards users with 'Give $20, Get $10' promotion when they invite friends BOSTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Drync -- the first free mobile app that allows users to buy nearly any wine by simply snapping a photo of the label--has introduced its new Give 20, Get 10 program, where people can give friends $20 to spend through Drync and receive $10 for wine in return. To learn more about the program or invite friends, please visit the Give 20, Get 10 FAQ here:...

2014-09-17 23:05:57

Chicago-made Piece Was Inspired by Designer’s Argentinean Heritage Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Today, the art, design and innovation group IntoConcrete unveiled the latest addition to their online gallery – the Corvi Wine Cooler from industrial designer Francisco Corvi. IntoConcrete is dedicated to showcasing the world’s finest examples of modern design and craftsmanship in the realm of concrete. True to form, the Corvi Wine Cooler is an elegant option for wine lovers...

2014-09-16 23:05:21

Owner and wine cellar designer Jay Rosen and Washington Valley Cellars are featured in the Wine Spectator’s Private Cellars section of the September 30, 2014 issue. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Washington Valley Cellars and company owner Jay Rosen are featured in the September 30th issue of Wine Spectator magazine. This feature is part of the private cellars section of the magazine, and a great honor for the company as a whole. Washington Valley Cellars has been designing and constructing...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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