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Fruit flies apparently self-medicate just like many humans do, using alcohol as a balm when rejected by desired mates, the New York Times reports.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on a booming segment of the beverage sector.
Does Starbucks still have room to move higher? Carter Worth, Oppenheimer, explains whether you should buy or sell Starbucks stock now.
The online wine retailer TastingRoom.com now offers a solution for wine connoisseurs who wish to indulge in high-end wine by the glass at home. The strategy caters to consumers who are breaking out the corkscrew more often and whose tastebuds are more adventurous than those of older generations.
The Fast Money crew discuss unusually large option volumes in both Green Mountain and Starbucks ahead of last night's announcement by Starbucks. Ketih Siegner, analyst at Credit Suisse, weighs in.
Mark Swartzberg, Stifel Nicolaus beverage analyst, shares his view on the Molson-Coors deal.
Starbucks has an announcement later today, just as the stock enjoys a move to the upside, with the Fast Money traders.
It appears the fastest way to growth for many beer companies is to look beyond beer. The latest example came Tuesday when Molson Coors Brewing announced it is launching Coors Light Iced Tea in Canada next month, with a possible U.S rollout at a later date.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look inside America's bourbon boom.
Bourbon now accounts for 70 percent of the $1.1 billion in spirits the U.S. exports annually, according to the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States. Citigroup estimates that sales could double over the next seven years. And that is giving Kentucky's economy a healthy boost.
Despite delivering upbeat guidance to the Street, SodaStream stock is fizzling. Mitch Pinheiro, Janney Montgomery Scott, offers perspective. And CNBC's Herb Greenberg also weighs in.
Forget Dow 13,000, for an indication of which direction the economy may be heading look no further than Napa Valley. After a record $3.1 million in wine was sold at the Premier Napa Valley trade auction this past weekend, it appears the economy may be looking up.
A waiter accidentally spills a tray of beers onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel's back during an event last week. She reportedly wasn't upset. The 21-year-old waiter is quoted as saying she "turned around and grinned at me."
Sunoco’s Craft Beer Exchange Program has been a hit with customers since it began as a pilot program in 12 locations in Western New York in July 2011. The company expanded the program last fall across the state of New York and announced Friday it would be bringing the concept to South Carolina.
Energy drink maker Monster Beverage reported record sales and profits in the fourth quarter, with Bill Chappell, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.
John Brock, Coca-Cola Enterprises Chairman & CEO, shares insight on Coca-Cola's latest enterprise and marketing efforts.
The Boston Beer Company will announce a first-ever partnership between the maker of Sam Adams and the Boston Athletic Association, the organizer of the Boston Marathon to brew a special beer for the race.
In this age of Facebook and Twitter, capitalizing on new media is both an opportunity and a conundrum for many companies. Social media can be a great way to connect and stay top-of-mind with consumers, but how can you really quantify what a “like” on Facebook is worth? This is a question the country’s No. 3 craft brewer recently set out to answer, and it now says it’s determined what its Facebook fans mean to its bottom line.
Coors Light recently made national headlines when, according to industry trade publication Beer Marketer's Insights, it passed Budweiser as the No. 2 best-selling beer in the U.S. in 2011, but a lesser known beer quietly put up some impressive numbers of its own: Modelo Especial.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, shows examples of divergence among stocks in the same sector.