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Will there be a price bubble for bubbly? We'll soon find out when a 99-year-old bottle of Moët Champagne is sold at Sotheby's.
Why the craft beer category is defined by Sam Adams maker Boston Beer Co.
Small might be beautiful, but it can also be dangerous – at least in the beer business – according to investment bank Nomura.
Hello Kitty has engaged in a decidedly adults-only undertaking – brewing her own beer.
Brazilian beer sales are expected to gain a $330 million boost when the soccer World Cup kicks off next year, according to a report by research firm Bernstein.
Despite a difficult year in Europe, French wine and spirits company, Pernod Picard, is boosting its annual profit. Pierre Pringuet, CEO of Pernod Ricard, joins to discuss what is driving demand for spirits today.
It's bad enough back-to-school comes in June, and Halloween in July. Now even the craft beer industry is caving to seasonal creep. And not all beer drinkers are saying, "Cheers!"
In a move to boost its light beer brand, Heineken is tweaking the taste with a popular hops and a redesigning product packaging.
Craft beers may be giving big brewers a run for their money, but the top-rated beers worldwide in terms of taste come from all over the map, according to one product research site.
It is a question that has plagued many great thinkers for a number of years: does the rise of "healthy" frozen yogurts signal the death knell for the indulgent ice cream?
When Johns Hopkins researchers surveyed ER patients who had been drinking, they found that Budweiser was the No. 1 brand consumed, followed by Steel Reserve Malt Liquor.
Christopher George's journey to find his hoppiness. Watch him leave the world of finance to find a sweet spot in the field of beer.
Taco Bell has already sold 600 million of its Doritos-flavored shells in 18 months and will add a new flavor Aug. 22: "Fiery."
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on one collector's private collection worth millions of dollars with one bottle worth $30,000.
If U.S. law is changed to allow the Post Office to deliver beer, wine and spirits, it could help the cash-strapped agency and drive alcohol sales. But other challenges linger.
"Homebrewing has always been a fundamental element of the craft brewing culture," Stone Brewing's Greg Koch said, reflecting on how the beer geek culture helps feed the industry.
Belvedere is the official vodka of the PGA Tournament. Charles Gibb, president of Belvedere, provides insight into advertising and sponsorship.
The introduction of Five Guys and Shake Shack in London last month is part of a growing trend of American culture seeping into British food and drink.
Bad spring weather and a sluggish economy were cited by brewers for the recent poor sales of some of their light beer brands. But a couple of new surveys suggest consumers may just be growing tired of the taste of light beer and moving on.
Ivan Menezes, Diageo CEO, explains why "North America is a real engine of growth" for premium brand spirits, and reveals his company's strategy to increase global shelf space.