Food and Beverage News - Page 7

Page 7 of Food and Beverage News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Back-to-Back Hospice du Rhone Syrah Shoot-Out Wins for Westerhold Family Vineyards and Winemaker Russell Bevan

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bennett Valley AVA — For the second year in a row Westerhold Family Vineyards and Winemaker Russell Bevan have earned the right to take home the highly coveted barrel trophy and ‘Coat du Rhone’ blazer in the 2011 Syrah Shoot-Out at the Hospice du Rhone celebration held in Paso Robles, California.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn Cooks Kentucky Derby Favorite with Iron Chef Bobby Flay

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moonlite is no secret to lovers of burgoo and barbecue mutton, so it was just another day when NBC Sports called wanting them to cook Burgoo with Chef Bobby Flay for a Kentucky Derby Special. The Bosley Family has been cooking up Kentucky’s traditional soup Burgoo at the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn for four generations.

Andaz Wall Street Re-Launches Farmer’s Market May 7th – Local Farmers and Purveyors Take Center Stage in Downtown Outdoor Weekly Market

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Andaz Wall Street, the only hotel situated on Wall Street and the first Andaz property in Manhattan, announces today the return of their seasonal outdoor farmer’s market. From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Wednesday starting May 7, 2011, hotel guests as well as the general public can visit the Andaz Wall Street Plaza near Wall & Water streets and shop from local farms as well as sample food from the hotel’s Wall & Water restaurant.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q: Kentucky Living Readers Say It’s Best in the State

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moonlite Bar-B-Q has done it again. For the second year in a row, Kentucky Living Magazine readers voted and made their voices heard – Moonlite has the best barbecue in Kentucky.

Kief-Joshua Vineyards New Release Wine and Music Festival 2011

SONOITA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards is celebrating their Fourth Annual Arizona New Release Wine Festival on April 16th and 17th, 2011, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The day will be filled with new wines, winery tours, great food and live music!

GoLocalApps Produces Free iPhone Guides for Santa Barbara County and Dry Creek Valley Vintners’ Associations

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Northern California wine tourists will soon have two more free iPhone wine guide apps, just in time for upcoming seasonal events. In April, GoLocalApps, a unit of 1776 Productions, will be releasing apps for the Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Association (SBCVA) and the Winegrowers of Dry Creek Valley (WDCV). The apps will allow users to sort wineries by distance, varietal, amenities and, as with the SBVCA app, by region and AVA.

Custom Beer-Layering Spoons Give Brew Businesses Revenue and Style

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guinness and Bass have customized beer-layering tools and now, thanks to JMB Brewcraft, other breweries, pubs, beer fests and more will also have a cool, new item to share with their brew-buying public – the all new, customizable black and tan spoon.

Chef Charlie Trotter Sponsors BCA Culinary Event at Upcoming Gala in New York City

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Internationally recognized Chef Charlie Trotter will become the first Chef to officially sponsor the BCA, a culinary and hospitality organization that focuses on advancing diversity within the industry. Electrolux Professional will be the chair and title sponsor in celebrating diversity at the BCA’s 18th Annual Gala and Cultural Awareness Salute March 12th, 2011, at the New York Marriott Marquis.

Tammy Katz to Present How to Survive a Food Recall Media Crisis at Mid-America Food Processors Association Conference

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tammy Katz, CEO of Katz Marketing Solutions, will present ‘Be Prepared: How to Survive and Thrive during a Media Crisis’ at the Mid-America Food Processors Association’s annual meeting on March 9, at the Embassy Suites in Indianapolis, Indiana. Midwest food company leaders will attend the meeting to discuss emerging trends in food marketing, labor relations, government regulations, food safety, and crisis management.

Coffee Lovers Rejoice! The World’s Finest Coffee is Available Just in Time for the Holidays

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As seen in the Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman movie, The Bucket List, EarthBee Foods is proud to announce its launch of 100 percent Civet Coffee – KapePur – undeniably the world’s finest coffee.

Big Bay Brewing Co. to Launch Its Hand-Crafted Specialty Beers at Retailers, Bars and Restaurants Across the State

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Big Bay Brewing Co. is introducing a signature line of hand-crafted beers to consumers throughout Wisconsin. The craft brewer, based in Shorewood, Wis., recently received its federal and state brewing licenses and will be launching two craft beers through select retailers, bars and restaurants across the state this month.

Move over French Fries: Dominex Launches ‘Veggie Fries’ – Great Taste without the Sodium Available in the Frozen Aisle

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dominex LC, the leader in specialty eggplant products for over 25 years has launched another delicious frozen delight: ‘Veggie Fries: Breaded Italian Style Eggplant Fries,’ now available at Publix and coming to other retailers nationwide soon. The Veggie Fries offer a unique and healthy alternative to traditional French fries and onion rings.

300 Year Old French Winery Brings Prestigious Wine Appellations Into The 21st Century

LYON, France (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gourmets Passions announces the arrival of a new range of southern Rhone wines to hit shelves in the United States for the 2010 holiday season. THE VINS (THE WINES) is a direct response to the growing sentiment from young wine consumers that French wines, although well-respected, are seen as specialty items and can be overly complex.

New ‘Citrus Splash’ Lemon-Lime Soft Drink: Crisp, Light, and Refreshing

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a Beverage Processor founded in 1937, recently launched a new Fountain-Dispensed Lemon-Lime Carbonated Soft Drink brand. CEO Mark Stephens announced, ‘We’re incredibly proud of our new premium lemon-lime soft drink, that has consistently beaten all 3 of the other national brands in blind taste tests.’

Seattle Wine Tasting Featuring Chris Figgins of Leonetti Cellar Will Help Feed Hungry School Children

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The seventh annual Le Vin a Son Apogee (Wine at its Best) wine tasting and auction will be hosted by Overlake Service League on Saturday, November 13, at Fremont Studios in Seattle. In its 6th year, this event offers tasters hundreds of international and northwest wines, rated over 90 points, poured by a team of leading sommeliers from the Puget Sound area.

Brew Entrepreneur Takes Personal Passion to the Next Level with U.S.-Made Beer Accessory

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James M. Beale, CEO of JMB Brewcraft, didn’t know what he was getting into when he traded in his teaching position for a life as a brewing entrepreneur – or did he? His patent-pending product (U.S. serial 12/789,329) was created by experimenting with some simple tools in his garage – a kitchen tablespoon, hammer and anvil, vice grips and clamps; the Brewcrafter(TM) beer-layering spoon was born.

BCA to Celebrate its 7th Annual Global Food and Wine Experience

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The BCA will celebrate its 7th annual Global Food and Wine Experience. During this event, over 50 chefs, wine merchants, and hundreds of food connoisseurs will join together to create a platform for extraordinary culinary exploration. As part of the event’s unique experience, more than 75 culinary students will be working side-by-side with New York’s premier industry professionals as they prepare and unveil the latest trends in cuisine.

Kentucky’s Best Barbecue: Moonlite Bar-B-Q Hosts Employee Reunion to Celebrate Multiple Victories

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Moonlite Bar-B-Q, a household Kentuckian name, is excited to share its many successes with its loyal employees. That’s why they are hosting an employee reunion on Sunday September 5. Since 1963, Moonlite Bar-B-Q has been a Kentucky tradition. In 2008, it was inducted into the Kentucky Monthly’s Best Hall of Fame after having been previously voted Kentucky’s best barbecue by Kentucky Living.

‘The Eggplant People’ Invade the Frozen Aisles at West Coast Grocery Outlets

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dominex LC, the leader in specialty eggplant products for more than 25 years, has successfully invaded the frozen aisles at select West Coast retailers. Now, consumers will find the ‘The Eggplant People’s’ combinations of fresh eggplant and all-natural ingredients at Safeway, Raley’s (Nob Hill), Vons, select Whole Foods and Ralph’s locations in addition to leading natural food retailers.

Pragotrade LLC Announces New Company Name to Align With Top Selling Product Brand

CLEVELAND, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pragotrade LLC, a leading supplier of specialized food processing equipment, announced today that it has changed its name to Weston Products LLC. The new company name establishes a clearer association with the company’s main product line brand. Pragotrade was founded in 1997 as a sourcing company that provides specialized food service equipment to consumers through major retail chains.

Harvest Squeeze Lemonade, Marathon Restaurants team up to put the Squeeze on Childhood Cancer with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In their efforts in the battle against childhood cancer, Harvest Squeeze Lemonade will celebrate the National Rollout of the brand at the Marathon Restaurants in Center City Philadelphia. From Monday June 28 through Friday July 2, 2010 Harvest Squeeze Lemonade and Marathon will run a week of fundraising to benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer (ALSF).

Tony and Laurie Bova Celebrate Their New Beginning with the Grand Opening of VIVO Partenza – A Modern Italian Restaurant

BOCA RATON, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Celebrating a new beginning, Tony and Laurie Bova have opened a new modern Italian restaurant, VIVO Partenza, in Boca Raton, Florida. The inspired name is both symbolic and sentimental. In Italian, VIVO means ‘alive’ and ‘lively’ and partenza translates to ‘a departure,’ specifically the constant departures one makes into new phases of life. A Grand Opening celebration is scheduled for June 30, 2010, beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Local Chef lobbies the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill

PLANO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — June 10 will be a day of activities on Capitol Hill organized by the Food Action Research Center and other partner organizations such as Share Our Strength. The goal is to highlight the importance of fighting childhood hunger in America. Chef Ash Sengson of Please Enjoy Personal Chef and Catering Services from Plano, TX will lobby members of Congress to discuss the Child Nutrition Reauthorization Bill.

Bookbinder’s Launches Two New All Natural, Gluten-Free Clam Chowders

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bookbinder Specialties, a PA Preferred Company, will introduce two new all natural and gluten-free clam chowders at the 5th Annual PA Preferred Giant Buyer Vendor Show at the Harrisburg Farm Show Complex & Exposition Center on June 10, 2010.

New Harvest Squeeze Lemonade Supports Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries announces a new line of lemonade beverages, branded under the Harvest Squeeze Juice label. The brand will support Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which has raised over $30 Million to support childhood cancer research. Harvest Squeeze Lemonade, along with the other Harvest Squeeze Juices, is processed exclusively for fountain dispensing.

New Kodiak Cola Offers Premium Taste at a Kodiak-Sized Value

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries, a Beverage Processor near Philadelphia, PA, has proudly produced value-priced cola concentrates for 75 years. CEO Mark Stephens, however, said, ‘Kola with a K is out of production. And Multi-Flow is incredibly proud to introduce our new premium cola that beats both national brands in blind taste tests, delivers an impactful brand message, and best of all, offers a true value to foodservice operators as a lower-priced alternative to both Coke and Pepsi.’

Kief-Joshua Vineyards New Release Wine and Music Festival

SONOITA, Ariz. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Kief-Joshua Vineyards is celebrating their Second Annual Arizona Wine and Music Festival with the release of three new wines on May 1 and 2, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To mark the occasion, the winery is hosting a wine festival, featuring wine tasting and tours, live music performed by Jeordie, from noon to 2 p.m. and Andy Hersey, from 2 to 5 p.m. The day’s events will also include numerous vendors from the Sierra Vista Farmer’s Market.

Kentucky’s Best Bar-B-Q: Moonlite Bar-B-Q’s Stunning Set of Victories Continue

OWENSBORO, Ky. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A Kentucky tradition in Owensboro, Kentucky since 1963, Moonlite was inducted into the Kentucky Monthly’s Best Hall of Fame in 2008, and had previously been voted Kentucky’s best barbecue by Kentucky Living. Now, Kentucky Living readers have voted again and Moonlite was selected the best barbecue in Kentucky. Add that to USA Today claiming Moonlite ‘one of the ten best places to fill up your plate,’ and you get a sense of the tradition smoking in Owensboro.

Tammy Katz to Present Food Marketing Best Practices at Mid-America Food Processors Association Conference

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tammy Katz, CEO of Katz Marketing Solutions, will present 8 Ways to Grow Your Food Brand with Interactive Marketing and Social Media at the Mid-America Food Processors Association’s annual meeting on March 2, at the Embassy Suites in Columbus, Ohio. Midwest food company leaders will attend the meeting to discuss emerging trends in food marketing, labor relations, government regulations, and food safety.

Delicious Results for the Creators of the Athletes Snacks for the Winter 2010 Olympics

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With the excitement around the Winter Olympics in Vancouver at an all time high, what fuels the constant energy of the athletes? Unique Amenities, creators of the athletes’ snacks of the Winter Games, created The Nutritious Snack Combo to do just that. The development team at Unique Amenities was approached by the Olympic production team to create a series of snacks for the athletes that were nutritious, nut-free and presented in compostable packaging.

PJ’s Coffee Brews Up Saints Black and Gold Blend – Saints Fans Can Purchase Saints Blend at Area PJ’s Locations

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans has partnered with the New Orleans Saints to produce a custom blend of co-branded coffee: Saints Black and Gold Blend. ‘This bold, dynamic coffee was developed to represent the amazing Saints football team that New Orleanians love so much,’ commented Scott Ballard, CEO for PJ’s Coffee. ‘We hope fans enjoy Saints Black and Gold Blend too.’

Website Launch Nourishes Members with a Chance to Win a Trip to Wine Country

HEALDSBURG, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Website and social hub Nourish Network empowers people to maintain a healthy body, a comfortable weight and an eco-clean conscience while getting more pleasure from food, and the company is kicking off the launch with a chance for members to win a trip to California’s Sonoma County, where founder Lia Huber hails from. On January 1, 2010, a member will be drawn at random to win a three day trip for two to Wine Country, Calif.

Multi-Flow Industries Introduces new Harvest Squeeze Juice Logo

HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Multi-Flow Industries announced their intention to be the fastest-growing Juice Brand in on-premise dining today, as the company unveiled its new logo and brand identity for Harvest Squeeze Juices. Harvest Squeeze Juices, by Multi-Flow, are processed exclusively for fountain dispensing. The brand is being re-launched with the slogan, ‘Farm to Fountain – Fresh.’

50 Bands Enter Cross Atlantic Battle of the Bands

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — 50 bands have taken their battle to YouTube to claim the title of Best Irish Band 2009. Organizers of this online battle of the bands competition – Strangford Lough Brewing Company (SLBC) and Diablo’s, of the Light Management Group (LMG) – have been overwhelmed by entries for their prize offering flights, accommodation and a gig in Las Vegas.

The Irish Battle of the Bands – Event Coincides with the Launch of SLBC Beers in the USA

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Strangford Lough Brewing Company (SLBC) and the Monte Carlo Casino Las Vegas Resort and Casino are launching a ‘Battle of the Bands’ competition for bands who play Irish music. The prize is an amazing chance to play at Diablo’s in the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino in Las Vegas! The competition coincides with the launch of SLBC beers in the USA, which will be sold at the Monte Carlo Resort and Casino.

Cookbook Challenges ‘Good Taste’ in Defense of Free Speech and International Rights

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — If you have never heard of ‘Natural Harvest,’ the only semen-based cookbook currently on the market, you are not alone. Despite international media attention, ‘Natural Harvest’ (ISBN: 9781424314614) has managed to stay under the mainstream radar – but just barely. That may be about to change with a nomination for the Gourmand World Cookbook Award, a prestigious international recognition of exceptional and groundbreaking culinary literature.

PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans Continues to Expand Locally and with National Franchising in 7 States

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans, established 31 years ago and returned to local New Orleans ownership 16 months ago, is announcing significant expansion. Scott, Steve and Paul Ballard along with Thomas Richards, Brett Pearson, and Mark Higdon acquired the corporate operations of PJ’s Coffee in June 2008 from Atlanta-based Raving Brands. At that time, there were 44 corporate and franchised stores. Today there are 63 locations with 12 more scheduled to open over the next 6 months.

9th Annual Norton Wine and Bluegrass Festival October 3rd and 4th, 2009

MIDDLEBURG, Va. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visit Chrysalis Vineyards (Middleburg, Virginia) in the midst of harvest and experience their hottest festival of the year. Enjoy bluegrass pickings throughout the weekend with Jackass Flats (former Virginia State Bluegrass Champs), Hickory Ridge, and Lisa Kay Howard; meet artisans, craft and food vendors; take a hay ride vineyard tour; and enjoy a special 9-wine tasting with commemorative take home glasses – and more!

Announcing Wine Swirl, the Most Effective Patented Wine Aerator, Dramatically Improves Wine in Minutes

PORTLAND, Ore. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Wine Swirl LLC announces release of the most effective patented method of wine aeration. Wine Swirl® provides breakthrough results to wine lovers through its innovative aeration method. Unlike wine aerators that use a single pour through a funnel, Wine Swirl’s sustained aeration method is truly transformative and improves all red wine regardless of cost. More efficient than decanting, Wine Swirl aerates red wine in minutes.

PJ’s Coffee Named ‘Preferred Coffee of the New Orleans Saints’ – Sponsorship includes World’s Largest Coffee Cups at the Dome

NEW ORLEANS, La. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The next time you see the Louisiana Superdome, you may do a double-take at the two larger-than-life coffee cups outside of the world-famous arena. While the owners of PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans would like this to serve as a subliminal message that you are craving coffee, it’s really part of the company’s sponsorship of the New Orleans Saints.