The purchases of two distributors in California, two in Colorado and one in New York have since closed. There is a precedent, however, for the Justice Department to put limits on incentive programs. Investigators at the Justice Department have contacted beer distributors and craft brewers, asking about the incentive plan as well as AB InBev's other steps aimed... » Read More
CNBC's Sara Eisen reports how the shift in consumers' taste is reflected in the earnings of McDonald's and Chipotle.
Barrel-Finished Honey Vanilla Bean Vodka is selling for $36 online. Middle West Spirits' new flavored vodka ties natural infusions and barrel aging.
Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola chairman & CEO, shares his thought on David Winter's comments that Coca-Cola needs to restore credibility with investors. Our equity plan is a good plan approved by the shareholders, says Kent.
Muhtar Kent, Coca-Cola chairman & CEO, shares his company's plans to grow its sparkling beverage brands globally.
Kerry Dolan, Forbes, discusses her article on the rise and fall of the Stroh family who immigrated to this country with nothing but a beer recipe, turned it into a fortune, and lost it all.
Shares of Monster Beverage are down more than 3 percent today. CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg, shares his opinions on the health issues associated with this company.
Lagunitas Brewing cut the ribbon on a 300,000-square-foot brew house and tap room in Chicago's Douglas Park neighborhood.
If you think cacao is synonymous with chocolate, think again—at least so far as your spirits collection is concerned.
Farm-to-table sourcing is downright tame compared with what some distillers and bartenders are doing to source spirited ingredients.
Stone Brewing Co. has closed on a deal to open a brewery and bistro in Berlin, becoming the first American craft brewer to independently own and operate a brewery in Europe.
Bartender as therapist is a universal concept. There's a different kind of bar psychology, though, that can get you to spend more.
A San Francisco distillery is aging its gin in sauvignon blanc or cabernet sauvignon casks. It's the latest craze in the boutique spirits industry.
At the Tales of the Cocktail festival in New Orleans, teams of men and women squared off to see which gender makes the best cocktails.
For spirit makers, there's a variation of the old adage: To make a small fortune, start with a large one.
Making cocktails at home isn't a bargain if your DIY drinks aren't as good. Avoid these mistakes for a better drink—and better value.
Michael Kirban, Vita Coco co-founder & CEO, discusses the growing demand for coconut water.
The passage of "Pop the Cap" in 2005, local food movements, and arriving big craft brewers have poised N.C. as craft beer's new hotbed.
Punch (yes really) is making a comeback on bar menus. Here's how to make the real deal at home.
Why not try pleasing everyone with this delicious punch? It's pleasing on the eye and tasty on the lips
Full Sail Brewing is suing The Sessions Law Firm, which specializes in driving under the influence (DUI) cases, for trademark infringement.