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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.
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.
For more than two decades, people have been slinging back wine at an ever increasing level, according to Wine Institute data.
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.
Jamie Ritchie, Sotheby's Wine, discusses Sotheby's strong wine business. CNBC's Robert Frank assesses the supply and demand of high end wines. Ritchie reveals the most sought after wine on the market.
As Anheuser-Busch InBev's Stella Artois takes its cider brand national, rival MillerCoors is preparing its own major cider launch.
What was a favorite wine of the global wealthy last year? Here's a hint: It's from a vineyard in Burgundy that produces fewer than 500 cases annually.
James Martin's company, Copa Di Vino, specializes in wine by the glass. Martin appears on CNBC's "Power Lunch" to discuss how his business has grown since appearing on "Shark Tank."
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.
As Colorado and Washington light up their legal pot experiments, brewers are marking the milestone with some novelty beers.
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.
Bill Newlands, Beam North America president, reveals the spirit company's latest Tequila brand and collaboration with celebrity Justin Timberlake.
General Mills said it has stopped using genetically modified ingredients in its Cheerios as the U.S. branded foods manufacturer hopes the move will firm up customer loyalty.
Nicholas Pollacchi, The Whisky Dog CEO, advises investors on what to look for when investing in Scottish whiskey.
Sharing his top predictions for the rich, CNBC's Robert Frank thinks millionaire investors will play it safe in 2014.
Greg Lambrecht, Coravin founder, explains how his device allows consumers to pour a glass of wine without ever having to open the bottle.
Hardee's and Carl's Jr. are expanding rapidly abroad due to higher potential outside the U.S., CKE Restaurants' CEO said.
John Kapon, Acker Merrall and Condit CEO, shares the top wine brands of 2013. Kapon recommends wine as an investment.
Economic woes in champagne's home market of France took the fizz out of global sales for the second year in a row in 2013 between 3 and 4 percent.