PORTLAND, Maine— In a nondescript industrial park, beer geeks line up several times a week outside Bissell Brothers to get the latest batch of fresh beer— much like foodies seeking the freshest baguettes, pomegranates or kale. That's tiny compared to the big craft breweries, which are stretching the meaning of "craft" under Brewers Association guidelines that...» Read More
A look at top shelf craft, as well as kosher beer, with Jeremy Cowan, Shmaltz Brewing founder and CEO. "Kosher Supervision of America accepted by the Orthodox Union," has blessed the beer, he explains.
Flavien Desoblin, founder and owner of Manhattan's Brandy Library, says the market can handle rising scotch prices. The "Fast Money" traders also get some holiday gift ideas.
Forget cheap electronics, many consumers will be lining up for something else on Black Friday: beer. Many brewers are using the day to release limited-edition beers.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports a case of Romanee-Conti burgundy sold $476,000 at auction in Hong Kong.
Jean-Guillaume Prats, President & CEO of Moet Hennessy Estates & Wines discusses the fine wine investment theme and the firm's venture in India.
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CNBC's Brain Sullivan and Mandy Drury experience Pinnacle's new Cinnabon vodka.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on "Duck Dynasty's" move into the wine business. She also weighs in on China's vastly growing wine market.
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Alcoholic drinks maker Diageo does not need to buy rival Beam, its chief executive officer said, since it is expanding its line of whiskeys.
Craft beer sales are booming, but one beer style is standing out from all the rest: the India Pale Ale. But it wasn't always this way. A look how IPA became so popular.
After more than 20,000 wines were reviewed, Tom Matthews, Wine Spectator executive editor, reveals the top wine for 2013. Mathews describes how they scale their wines and what factors go into selecting the number one wine.
Flavien Desoblin, owner of Brandy Library in Manhattan, says "you don't have to spend a lot of money," in sharing some of the best spirits to sip on Halloween.
A new Morgan Stanley report says the world is running out of wine. John Kapon, Acker Merrall and Condit, and Andre Mack, Mouton Noir Wines owner, provide perspective.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz feels his latest quarter is a "significant accomplishment." He provides insight into the company's earnings data, its new Teavana bars in New York and how the political debate is impacting business.
Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz urges President Obama to work with Congress to refine the Affordable Care Act.
After building a business over years, many craft brewers wonder whether it's time to plan for the next generation to take over.
Dunkin' Brands is citing strong sandwich and beverage sales, with the "Street Signs" crew. Herb Greenberg, weighs in.
Brewers from Boston and St. Louis are putting local beer and food on the line in a friendly wager as their teams head to the Fall Classic.