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In a beer industry over flowing with competition, it can be difficult for a brewer to stand out. But one Southern California-based brewery, Hangar 24, is hoping that brewing distinct beers grounded in its geographic roots will eventually bring its beer to faraway places.
It sounds like a setup for a joke: Hey, did you hear the one about the high school swim champ who got Taco Bell to make him a customized Speedo? It's not a hoax, though — more of a lesson in the power of social media marketing and teenage chutzpah.
The New York Post reports today that welfare recipients used electronic bank transfer cards to take out case for strip clubs, liquor stores and x-rated shops. Larry Elder, author of "Dear Father, Dear Son," provides perspective. "The real elephant in the room is why are so many people on food stamps and welfare," says Elder.
Robert Frank looks at one connoisseur whose rare wine collection is worth millions
Wine is way off its peak in 2010, and the wine auction market fell around 20-25 percent in 2012, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
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.
Warmer temperatures mean soon you may have to pay more for your favorite Bordeaux — if you can find it, the Global Post reports.
Need more serenity in your brew? Check out these beers made by monks! Plus, get your application in -- it's the Beer Drinker of the Year contest!
Starbucks will use its ubiquitous coffee cups to tell U.S. lawmakers to come up with a deal to avoid going over the "fiscal cliff'' and triggering automatic tax hikes and spending cuts.
Stephen Wickens, Managing Director, Wickens & Co says that it is time to buy wine as valuations look cheap.
Just 15,000 packs of six bottles of Westvleteren 12 were sold in the United States at $85 each this week.
Dec. 12, 2012, will see the final release of The Stone Brewing Company Vertical Epic Ale series, one of the longest running undertakings in craft beer.
Brewer Tom Seefurth made a beer brewed with basil, oregano, tomato and garlic that tastes like pizza. The combination not only worked as a beer, it helped him save his home.
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.
Six news stories that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits this week.
Winemaking is experimenting with social media, iPhone apps and other digital advances to lift sales and solidify customer relations.
Rich Bergsund, CEO of Wine.com, discusses the booming business of online wine sales.
Why did Diageo spend over $2 billion to buy a majority stake in India's United Spirits? It's simple math, CEO Paul Walsh told CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
Paul Walsh, CEO of Diageo, discusses his company's agreement to acquire 53.4 percent of India's United Spirits. "India is a very attractive market, and we just got the number one player in that market," he says.
The best of the best from North and South America are preparing to go "palate to palate" in Brazil next week, with the "Closing Bell" crew.