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Heineken Just Showed Pepsi How to Make A Culturally Aware Political Ad

Heineken Just Showed Pepsi How to Make A Culturally Aware Political Ad

Heineken recently gave a master class in how companies can join the conversation on both sides of a divided population — and the company did it just weeks after Pepsi fell on its face with a Kendall Jenner commercial heavy on maligned appropriation. In a video called ”Worlds Apart,” Heineken brought together people with opposing […]

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The Queen Mother Drank a Lot More Than Any of us Thought

The Queen Mother Drank a Lot More Than Any of us Thought

The life of a Queen involves a serious amount of wine consumption, as you might imagine. But the Queen Mother took it to a whole ‘nother level. Major Colin Burgess was the Queen Mother’s ”fixer,” and he recalls her drinking habits in the Daily Mail: ”What was memorable was her fondness for red wine,” he writes, ”particularly […]

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Mozart Sold More CDs in 2016 Than Beyoncé and Rihanna

Mozart Sold More CDs in 2016 Than Beyoncé and Rihanna

2016 was a good year for music. Beyoncé came out with Lemonade. Rihanna had Anti. Chance The Rapper had Coloring Book. But when it comes to pure volume in CD sales, only one person reigned supreme, and he hasn’t been alive for 200 years: Amadeus Mozart. A 200-CD boxed set of Mozart’s recordings called Mozart […]

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Frost Devastates Champagne Vineyards For Second Year In a Row

Frost Devastates Champagne Vineyards For Second Year In a Row

As if severe frost damage in 2016 wasn’t enough to devastate Champenoise winemakers, the fatal flurries have returned yet again this year, wreaking havoc across the entire region, Decanter reports. Sub-zero overnight temperatures throughout the past week have caused damaging late-spring frosts to burden vineyards across the world’s most sought after sparkling wine region. According to […]

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