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What if a "relaxing" shot of "water" could help you fall asleep? Agata Kaczanowska, analyst at IBIS World, explains.
As more Americans cut back on soft drinks, and consumers in developing countries are more able to afford bottled water, the market has more than doubled in the last decade, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs.
It’s often said it’s good to be Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but it may better to be in the beer business.
St. Patrick’s Day is the smallest of all consumer holidays in terms of how much people spend, but more Americans than ever — some 54.4 percent, according to BigResearch — are planning to celebrate the traditional Irish holiday this year. The market researcher estimates consumers will spend about $35 on the holiday, or about $4.6 billion.
This year, voters chose 10 shops from across the country to receive the Best Brew Award. Find out who the winners are.
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.