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2014-05-07 08:27:11

Republican front-runner in Texas Agriculture Commissioner Run-Off says that he will work to promote Texas wines around the world AUSTIN, Texas, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sid Miller, the front-runner in the Republican run-off election for Texas Agriculture Commissioner, said that once in office, he will work to strengthen the Texas grape and wine industry and will promote Texas wines around the world. Miller, the former Chairman of the Texas House Agriculture and Livestock...

2014-05-06 20:25:50

DOWNLOAD FULL-RES IMAGE AT: http://bit.ly/1hvgmqx TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - This Wednesday, as part of Canadian Music Week, Bear Flag Wine announces Bear Flag Fest, a rich, branded national music tour that ties the Bear Flag Wine brand to indie bands, popular nightlife venues, and national music events; integrating unique sampling and association with creative culture. Ads across select video, mobile and social lifestyle properties promote the Summer Tour and seed #BFF content...

2014-05-05 23:08:48

Amazing wine cork crafts and yummy Mother's Day treats have been released on Kids Activities Blog. Let the child's imagination roar with wine corks and nursery rhymes this week. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Don't throw away wine corks. Get ready for amazing wine cork crafts and yummy Mother's Day treats featured on Kids Activities Blog this week. Let the wine corks come alive during storytelling time. Wine corks make great material for simple and quick crafting....

2014-05-01 23:16:23

In addition to sponsoring this worthwhile event, employees of Ambassador Energy will attend for world-class music, dancing, local wines, and ethnic foods - all within the backdrop of one of Southern California's most beautiful private parks on May 3rd, 2014. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Temecula Wine and Music Festival stage is tucked in the ancient oak trees of Vail Lake near the Temecula Wine Country and fans out into a sprawling lawn and pond. It is within an hour’s...

2014-05-01 08:41:50

Hot Tech Topics to include Innovation, Breakthrough Marketing, Keg Supply Chain Evolution, Data Security Breach, Internet Impact NAPA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wine Industry Technology Symposium (WITS) in collaboration with Beer Industry Technology Symposium (BITS) has announced the Keynote Speakers for the 10th annual event set for June 30 - July 1, 2014 in Napa, California. An action packed series of keynotes will cover a wide range of topics affecting the wine and craft...

2014-04-30 23:01:10

Thirty-seven wines from eight wineries along the Leelanau Peninsula Wine Trail earn top medals at renowned competition. Leelanau Peninsula, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Since 1985, the Pacific Rim Wine Competition has been setting the standards of judging fine wine. A two-day event, Pacific Rim brings 30 wine professionals together to conduct blind evaluations on 2,000 wines from around the world. This year’s event was held on April 23 and 24 in San Bernadino, California. Eight wineries...

2014-04-29 20:22:53

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Fortified Wine Market in West Europe to 2019: Market Guidehttp://www.reportbuyer.com/food_drink/alcoholic_drinks/wine/fortified_wine_market_west_europe_2017_market_guide_1.html SynopsisCanadean's, "Fortified Wine Market in West Europe to 2019: Market Guide" provides a snapshot of the Fortified Wine consumption in West Europe. The quantitative data in the report provides historic and forecast...

2014-04-29 16:27:04

The Revolutionary Single-Serve Wine Continues Down the Path of Innovation with a Stylish New Design LOS ANGELES, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stack Wine, the world's first and only bottle of wine that's pre-portioned into four ready-to-drink stemless wine glasses, launches an innovative new package design (www.drinkstack.com). Driven by consumer research, the new packaging introduces an entirely see-through outer sleeve to help consumers immediately recognize that each bottle of...

2014-04-24 23:17:18

From Warehouse Winery to White House Wine, Adam and Dianna Lee’s Cult Pinot Noir Label Has Gained an Impressive Following While Staying True to its Roots Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Twenty years ago this month, Texas-transplants, and self-taught winemakers Adam and Dianna Lee launched Siduri Wines with the purchase of their first Pinot Noir grapes from the Rose Vineyard in Anderson Valley. They made just one wine that first year, 107 cases of the 1994 Rose Vineyard Pinot Noir...

2014-04-18 12:20:48

PORTLAND, Ore., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Oregon Wine Month, the Oregon Wine Board, Travel Oregon and Alaska Airlines have partnered to bring back the Oregon Wines Fly Free program. Beginning May 1, visitors traveling from Oregon on an Alaska Airlines flight can check a case of Oregon wine for free. Oregon is the first state to partner with the airline on a statewide wines fly free program. More than 250 Oregon wineries joined the program in 2013. Oregon Wines Fly...


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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