NEW YORK— A nonprofit funded by the Coca-Cola Co. to combat obesity is disbanding following revelations about the beverage maker's involvement with the group. The Global Energy Balance Network, led by a professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, initially came under fire in August after The New York Times reported on the group's funding by...» Read More
The Australian government plans to crackdown on alcohol-fueled violence in Sydney. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.
Jonny Forsyth, global drinks analyst at Mintel, says the anti-corruption drive in China is hitting the sales of high-end alcoholic beverages.
The maker of Budweiser has agreed to repurchase South Korea's Oriental Breweries from private equity firms for $5.8 billion.
Hilliard's Beer, a 2-year-old brewery with six full-time employees, has scored big with its 12th Can beer, named in honor of Seahawks fans.
AB InBev is in advanced discussions to buy South Korea's Oriental Brewery from private equity owners KKR& Co LP and Affinity Equity Partners.
This year will bring good news to the wine industry despite aging boomers presenting a question mark for future demand, according to a new report.
Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., and Christopher Kennedy Lawford, author of "What Addicts Know: Lessons to Benefit Everyone," discuss how the Affordable Care Act could affect 23 million people with substance problems.
This year, Bud Light will be getting a new aluminum can and new tagline, while Budweiser will trot out the popular Clydesdales for the second year in a row.
As Anheuser-Busch InBev's Stella Artois takes its cider brand national, rival MillerCoors is preparing its own major cider launch.
Suntory Holdings is acquiring Beam for $13.6 billion. CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on signals of a boom in the business of booze.
Gabelli Funds Chairman and CEO Mario Gabelli owns 4 million shares of Beam, which is being acquired by privately held Suntory. He provides insight on the deal's benefit for shareholders.
Suntory of Japan has agreed to acquire the maker of Jim Beam and Maker`s Mark bourbons for $13.6 billion. The "Squawk on the Street" news team breaks down the deal.
As Colorado and Washington light up their legal pot experiments, brewers are marking the milestone with some novelty beers.
Re/code co-executive editor Kara Swisher provides insight on why Yves Béhar is standing out in Silicon Valley.
Trevor Stirling, senior research analyst of European beverages at Sanford Bernstein, says Sean 'Diddy' Combs is a "marketing genius" after helping boost Ciroc vodka sales and teaming up with Diageo to take over tequila brand DeLeón.
Bottoms up! Founder of Tequila Avion Ken Austin discusses competition and the cost of agave, is which is up roughly 500 percent in the last 2 years. Austin expects to remain big in the tequila space.
Discussing Constellation Brands 3Q earnings beat due to big beer sales, with Rob Sands, Constellation Brands president & CEO.
Coke has underperformed its blue chip peers. Jonathan Feeney, Janney Montgomery Scott senior analyst, and Abigail Doolittle, Peak Theories founder & analyst, debate the play on Coca-Cola. Doolittle says Coke is too expensive and is set up for potential profit taking.
Nicholas Pollacchi, The Whisky Dog CEO, advises investors on what to look for when investing in Scottish whiskey.
Moet was named the official New Year's Eve champagne for Times Square. Belinda Chang, Moet & Chandon champagne educator, discusses champagne etiquette and the industry standard amid declining sales.