Tag Archives: Moon

• The Rare Honey Moon: Friday the 13th Cocktails

The Rare Honey Moon: Friday the 13th Cocktails

This Friday sees the rare Honey Moon – we have Friday the 13th Cocktails for this auspicious occasion! For the first time since 2000, Friday the 13th and a full moon will align this Friday, June 13, 2014, so you might be thinking that it’s a good night to stay in. The June Full Moon […]

• Who would think that an icy cocoon saves grapes from ravages of frost?

Who would think that an icy cocoon saves grapes from ravages of frost?

ICE like that in the picture is enough to scare any farmer. But for the second year in a row, the frost-protection system at Half Moon Wines, at Mongarlowe, in the southern tablelands, has saved the vineyard from damaging frosts. The system, now used by many grape farmers in cold regions, works by spraying water […]

• Diageo throwing two more names in vodka ring

Diageo throwing two more names in vodka ring

Diageo PLC (DGE.L) is introducing two new brands of vodka in the United States to tap more corners of the world’s most profitable spirits market. The world’s biggest spirits company already controls about 34 percent of the U.S. vodka market with brands like Ketel One, Ciroc and Smirnoff, the top-selling global spirits brand. In the […]