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2013-12-02 23:26:04

So many gifts lack the spark that the giver intends and the recipient deserves. Cellars Wine Club challenges holiday shoppers to do better, in a new article explaining how wine gifts are some of the best around. (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 The holiday season is approaching and consumers are searching for the perfect gift. However, like every year, many gifts lack creativity. It’s almost inevitable: a lack of ideas will lead to a last-minute gift, which usually ends up being... socks....

2013-12-02 23:23:25

Readers snap photos of wines featured in the magazine with the Drync app to buy wine instantly from their mobile device and get free shipping. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 In the spirit of the upcoming holiday season, Drync—the free iPhone app that allows users to find, track, share and purchase wine—is excited to announce it has teamed up with FOOD & WINE magazine to enable readers to instantly buy any wine featured in the 2013 Essential Holiday Party Planning Guide by...

2013-12-01 23:04:04

Cellars Wine Club gives wine enthusiasts a chance to save big on Cyber Monday. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 01, 2013 With Black Friday past and the Christmas rush beginning, Cellars Wine Club (CWC) is providing a stress-free solution for wine shoppers this holiday season. Available online on the Cellars Wine Club website, this Cyber Monday sale provides premium wines at affordable prices. The simple code “savebig” is all consumers need to take advantage of this rare savings...

2013-11-30 23:02:31

Fool-Proof Wine Values designed by Ed Gandia is a new book that teaches people how to save money on their wine purchases, how to store their wine, and how to save opened wine. A detailed Fool-Proof Wine Values review on the site Vkoolelite indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Fool-Proof Wine Values is a new book that covers a list of the top wine producers. This book is penned by Ed Gandia, a marketing consultant and freelance writer who has over...

2013-11-28 23:21:02

Every week, the staff at VinoClipper.com searches, summarizes, categorizes and creates links to wine recommendations from top wine critics across the nation. The VinoClipper website provides easy access to this growing repository of wine recommendations allowing the wine shopper to create a shopping list of interesting and recently recommended wines. Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 Every week, the staff at VinoClipper.com searches, summarizes, categorizes and creates links to...

2013-11-28 23:02:16

Cellars Wine Club (CWC) is providing wine enthusiasts with an exclusive Black Friday savings opportunity. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) November 28, 2013 With Black Friday savings saturating the consumer market, Cellars Wine Club is offering wine lovers a unique sale. Available to anyone who subscribes to their mailing list, the CWC sale provides a sophisticated, yet affordable, gifting choice. Should they choose to participate this Black Friday, consumers are guaranteed to save up to 36% on their...

2013-11-27 23:00:32

Complete Illustrated Guide To Homemade Wine designed by Mike Carraway is a new course that provides people with a lot of easy-to-cook homemade wine recipes. A detailed Complete Illustrated Guide To Homemade Wine overview on the site Vkoolelite indicates if this course is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Complete Illustrated Guide To Homemade Wine designed by Mike Carraway is a new wine making course that covers the secrets of expert home winemakers. This course is...

2013-11-22 23:21:22

American Wine Consumer Coalition Asks Lawmakers Not to Impose Their Own Tastes on Wine Consumers by Banning French, Spanish and Italian Wines From Wine Shipping Law Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Massachusetts wine drinkers and a national organization of wine consumers are calling on state lawmakers to pass a comprehensive direct wine shipping bill that allows consumers to have all types of wines shipped to them, not just those lawmakers think consumers should be...

Archaeologists Unearth Large Ancient Israeli Wine Cellar
2013-11-22 13:36:16

[ Watch the Video: Archaeologists Pop The Cork On Ancient Wine Cellar In Israel ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archaeologists have discovered the largest, oldest wine cellar dating back to about 1,700 BC not too far from many modern-day wineries in the Near East. The ancient wine cellar, containing forty jars of what would have been fifty liters of strong, sweet wine, was discovered in the ruined palace of a Canaanite city in northern Israel. "We dug and...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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