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2014-09-04 08:26:30

NEW YORK, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- "Dom Perignon Metamorphosis by Iris Van Herpen" The Power of Creation meets the transverse universe of Iris van Herpen Last night, on the eve of New York Fashion Week, in presence of the models Anja Rubik and Coco Rocha, Andrew Van Wyngarden from the band MGMT, Carmelo Anthony, Kelly Rutherford, the DJ Bob Sinclar and many others, the Dom Perignon champagne announced its promising new...

2014-09-04 08:26:09

New wine app adds groundbreaking personal concierge service to wine recommendation engine and buying guide. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello Vino, Inc. today announced the release of a brand new "vintage 4.0" of the Hello Vino Wine Assistant app, adding a revolutionary tap-to-call feature that connects app users with a personal wine concierge based in California wine country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140904/142852 "We are excited to be the only app to...

2014-09-03 23:02:56

MyWay Mobile Storage Sponsors In-Part the 3rd Annual Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival Crownsville, MD (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 MyWay Mobile Storage was honored to once again contribute to the Kegs and Corks Beer and Wine Festival that took place on Saturday August 23rd from Noon-6PM at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, MD. The festival featured over twenty different breweries and twelve wineries, mostly from the Mid-Atlantic region. Hosted by Inspired Events LLC,...

2014-09-01 23:04:03

Gooseneck Vineyards to Make a Donation to Save the Bay for Every Bottle of Gooseneck Wine Purchased in Rhode Island Wickford, RI (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 Gooseneck Vineyards together with their distributor, Horizon Beverage Company of Rhode Island, announce a partnership with Save the Bay. From September 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014, for every bottle of Gooseneck wine purchased in Rhode Island, a $1 donation will be made to Save the Bay and its efforts in protecting the beauty and...

2014-08-30 23:03:34

Esensors Inc. has developed a monitoring system specialized for wine cellars based on our experience with industrial environmental sensors and with the advice of wine experts. Amherst, New York (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 The “Cellar Guard” monitor incorporates our experience with industrial HVAC and server rooms monitoring, but adds the experience of wire experts. It features precision sensors for bottle and air temperature in addition to humidity and light monitoring. A special feature...

2014-08-27 23:16:26

The Annual Wine Tasting Weekend is Loaded With Local Wine, Fresh Fare and Lots of Fun Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail’s annual Harvest Stompede event is a fabulous time to visit the region’s wineries. Rolling hills of grapevines cover the countryside, providing a magnificent backdrop to wine tasting fun in a weekend event that takes place September 6 and 7, 2014. Kicking off the festivities is an optional race through the vineyards at 9:00...

2014-08-25 23:03:15

Local Wineries and Restaurants will host Wine and Food Tasting Reception, Celebrating California Wine Month along the Madera Wine Trail as reported by the Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau. Madera, California (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Local Wineries and Restaurants will host Wine and Food Tasting Reception, Celebrating California Wine Month “California Wine Month Reception & Wine Tasting” September 12, 2014 – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. San Joaquin Wine Company The Madera Vintners Association...

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2014-08-25 03:00:30

Angie Hunt, Iowa State University Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption, even for men with a higher body mass index. That’s the finding of a new Iowa State and Cornell University study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Drug Policy. Laura Smarandescu, lead author and an assistant professor of marketing at Iowa State, says the research team looked at a variety of factors to understand...

2014-08-21 16:22:58

Sparkling Wine Makes First Appearance at 2014 Emmy Celebrations NAPA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stellina di Notte Prosecco, from romantic northeast Italy, will be poured at the Emmy® Awards Governors Ball to be held August 25, 2014, at the Los Angeles Convention Center, immediately following the Emmy Awards telecast at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in downtown Los Angeles. This is the first year Stellina di Notte Prosecco will be featured at the Emmy celebrations....

2014-08-15 12:23:38

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Wine Educators is delighted to announce the creation of its new app, SWE Wine and Spirits Quiz, for iOS devices, which will further the message of the Society by providing entertaining and educational wine and spirits quizzes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/136104 The app was unveiled on August 14th during the "Hipster Happy Hour" cocktail party at SWE's Annual Conference, taking place this year in Seattle, WA....


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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