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See which wines experts like Royal wine advisor Jancis Robinson and Wine TV creator Gary Vaynerchuk recommend for your holiday soiree.
Investors looking for variation from stocks, bonds and currencies could try investing in good wine, which has provided good returns over long periods of time, but should beware of unprofessional advice in the area.
Some investors have a taste for alternatives, such as collectible wine. Here are some examples of rare and specialty wines that have captured collectors' attention.
If you love wine, it's a very good year. Not only is the vintage coming out of California expected to be excellent, but prices have collapsed. You can get good wine for cheap.
If your traditional portfolio has left a bad taste in your mouth, you may want to consider a more flavorful investment. Now that wine prices are down from their peak last year, experts say now is the time for new and seasoned wine investors alike to hit the bottle.
In our latest installment of Eat Like a King at Pauper's Prices, it's steak! There's a lot of heartache out there but my, my, my, this recession sure is tasty!
The recession has claimed many culinary victims but the upshot is: You can eat like a king at pauper's prices! Lobster at lunch-meat prices, wine cheaper than water and now, completing the "Recession Special" trilogy: Chocolate!
First, lobster dropped to lunch-meat prices. Now, wine is cheaper than water! So, you know what you have to do to beat this recession, right? Have a feast!
It's hard to say for sure exactly who's drinking what, but a Gallup Poll from last July found that among women who drink, 43 percent say wine is what they drink most often and 28 percent say beer. Among men who drink, 58 percent say beer is what they drink most often and 17 percent say wine.
If you’re sitting at the bar lamenting your lost employment, have I got the job for you! One Sonoma winery is offering $10,000 a month for someone to use Twitter and other social media to spread the word about its wines.
Financial turmoil may drive investors to drink but this could be a boon for some of them.
Here’s a sampling of the special cocktails being served at the inaugural celebrations, along with their recipes.
Whether you favor the lighter claro wrappers or the darker maduro, see what Cigar Aficionado's editors select as their choice sticks for this season.
A distinguished group of wine authorities answer an oft-thought question: Which wines would you bring to a holiday meal and why?
Beer is losing its popularity in comparison to alternatives and investors can benefit from the trend by buying spirit stocks like Diageo and Pernod Richard, analysts told CNBC.com.
It’s hard to drum up much enthusiasm for investing these days. Yet, for the high net worth crowd with income to spare, there are some other asset classes to consider -- investments that not only hold the potential for powerful gains, but can help put the fun back in your portfolio. We're talking art, wine, horses and cars.
I'm heading out of town Wednesday to "work" for a couple of days in Vail before going on vacation. I'm going to do something funky for the blog while away (more on that later). But first, in the "Olympic Spirit," here's a guest blog from award-winning television reporter John Klekamp.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway will get almost $2.5 billion in cash as part of InBev's now friendly $50 billion deal to acquire Anheuser-Busch.
Just got back from visiting my sister in Humboldt County, in Northern California, where she was appearing in a community theater production. There is nothing like local theater--the good, the bad, the ugly, and the surprisingly wonderful.
Like much of the economy, Starbucks isn't completely healthy. But PR executive Michael Levine, author of "Broken Windows, Broken Business," goes so far as to suggest the company has come down with a potentially fatal "virus."