• Bud Stopped to Buy Corona  Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Harry Schuhmacher, editor of Beer Business Daily, on the stopped M&A deal merging Bud and Corona beer makers.

  • Diageo CEO: Europe Market Is Lackluster Thursday, 31 Jan 2013 | 2:00 AM ET

    Diageo, the world's biggest spirits maker, reported slowing growth in earnings on Thursday and the CEO told CNBC the Europe market was lackluster.

  • Starbucks Reports $3.8 Billion Revenue in Q1  Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 4:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells breaks down Starbucks' earnings data. Earnings hit estimates, but the revenues were a bit light.

  • Talking Numbers: Buy McDonald's or Coca-Cola?  Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 3:30 PM ET

    In a debate over whether McDonald's or Coca-Cola is a better buy, a technical analyst sees trouble ahead for Coke, but a fundamental analyst likes the stock. (2:43)

  • Fighting the Soda Ban  Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 3:22 PM ET

    People who want giant sodas are fighting back today against New York City's ban on super-sized sugary drinks, with WNBC's Roseanne Colletti.

  • F&N Takeover: What Lies in Store  Monday, 21 Jan 2013 | 10:13 PM ET

    Alan Lok, Director at Sabio Global says TCC will do a good job if they succeed in taking over F&N.

  • Big Beer Strategy Has Worked: Pro  Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 3:10 AM ET

    Trevor Stirling, senior research analyst at Sanford Bernstein, tells CNBC that the strategy of consolidation amongst beer companies has been successful and they have outperformed the market by almost ten percent every year.

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    The CEO behind such brands as Corona, Svedka and Manischewitz said a late-2012 slowdown was due to "fiscal cliff" blues.

  • Jamba Juice CEO on Increasing Competition  Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 10:43 AM ET

    Jamba Juice CEO James White discusses upcoming competition from Starbucks as it gets into the juice business, and ways in which his company is expanding in 2013.

  • Toasting To Top Spirits In 2013  Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports defense stocks jumped after the "cliff" deal; and the best spirits to toast the "fiscal cliff" deal to, with Flavien Desoblin, The Brandy Library.

  • Berenson Speaks About 'The Prince of Beers'  Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    The collapse of the family behind the mighty Anheuser-Busch brewing dynasty has remained a mystery. Alex Berenson, Former New York Times reporter, offers insight, on his Kindle single, "The Prince of Beers," which goes behind closed doors with the final heir August Busch IV.

  • What's in Your Apocalypse Go Kit—Beer or Vodka? Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 3:59 PM ET
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    The approaching Mayan apocalypse is providing fodder for lots of beer and spirits promotions. What's in your go kit?

  • Beer Lovers Fear an Unequal Tax Bite in Wine Country Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 5:44 AM ET

    Simon Thillou likes to think of La Cave à Bulles, his shop here devoted only to beer, as a place where beer lovers can gather to taste new brews and, of course, discuss the state of the world. But this was one controversy he never saw coming, and wishes he never had: a proposed 160 percent increase in the tax on beer.

  • Six Pack: Beer Buzz of the Week Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 1:50 PM ET
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    Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits, including Black Friday beer, Bud's holiday day lights and a new deal for Washington Redskin Chris Cooley.

  • Drum Roll, Please...And the Favorite Adult Beverage Is... Wednesday, 21 Nov 2012 | 2:54 PM ET

    New hope for the beer business? According to recent survey by Consumer Edge Insight, 39 percent of alcohol-drinking consumers name beer as their favorite category.

  • US Energy Drink Market  Tuesday, 20 Nov 2012 | 5:45 PM ET

    The average hedge fund is up 6 percent year-to-date, when the average mutual fund has more than doubled that, with the Fast Money traders; and energy drinks have grown into a multi-billion dollar industry. Chris Clarke, Pure Growth Partners CEO and co-founder, discusses the complaints against the drinks.

  • Football history will always link former NFL quarterbacks Drew Bledsoe and Rick Mirer together. The wine business may link their future.

  • Six Pack: Beer Buzz of the Week Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 4:21 PM ET
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    Six items that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits as we head into the weekend, including a Pakistani beer that received an unexpected publicity boost from Demi Moore and Bruce Willis' daughter and the resignation of Goose Island's CEO.

  • Drink Up This Doorbuster: Black Friday, The Beer Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 11:47 AM ET

    Set the alarm clock! There's finally a really good reason for beer lovers to wake up early on Black Friday morning. Black Friday, the beer.

  • Energy Drinks Linked to Deaths?  Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 2:41 PM ET

    The FDA has received reports of 13 deaths over the last 4 years that could be related to the use of "5-Hour Energy" beverage. CNBC's Herb Greenberg weighs in.