Beer, Wine & Spirits


  • Wine from a keg?  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells shares the new way wine is being poured in Pebble Beach, California.

  • For the serious wine lover: Merlot in a keg Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Red wine kegs from the Pebble Beach Company.

    As California's drought hits winemakers, they've explored new—sometimes novel—ways to sell wine.

  • Calif. drought impacting vine & wine  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports how the California drought is causing problems for Napa vineyards and shows new technologies being employed to fight drought.

  • California drought hits Napa  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports how the California drought is causing problems for Napa vineyards.

  • Merlot sales no longer 'Sideways?'  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    David Duncan of Silver Oak Cellars and Jennifer Putnam of Napa Valley Grapegrowers say Merlot is back in vogue ten years after the movie "Sideways" nearly destroyed the market for the varietal. But Clay Shannon isn't so sure.

  • Tapping the wine keg  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Ted Carrick of Free Flow Wines and Wendy Heilmann of Pebble Beach Company explain why they're serving wine out of kegs at one of America's top resorts.

  • The cork vs. screwcap decision  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Clay Shannon of Shannon Ridge Family of Wines started out using screwcaps for his wine bottles, but switched to cork as the cork industry fights to regain market share.

  • The high end nightlife indicator  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    Nightlife proprietor Scott Gerber, Gerber Group Principal and CEO, discusses the opening of his new rooftop bar at the Viceroy Hotel in New York City. Gerber also weighs in on spirits versus beer.

  • Opportunity to invest in fine wine  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 12:56 PM ET

    Discussing if now is the time to invest in fine wine, with Jennifer Williams-Bulkeley, AOC Advisors managing partner. Williams-Bulkeley shares her most coveted wines.

  • Rich and collecting? The best and worst bets Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 12:54 PM ET
    Artist Jeff Koons poses beside one of his works, "Balloon Dog," on display at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art.

    According to a new report from Knight Frank and WealthInsight, fine art was the worst performing collectible last year, with prices down 3 percent.

  • Bud Light expands Lime-A-Rita family Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | 9:19 AM ET

    At a time when beer sales are slumping, Bud Light is finding success with its line of margarita-flavored malt beverages.

  • Wine for a cause  Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 2:58 PM ET

    ONEHOPE wine donates half its profits to charity for every bottle sold. Jake Kloberdanz, ONEHOPE founder and CEO, discusses its charitable efforts and partnership with Robert Mondavi wines.

  • McDonald's to expand 'build your own burger' test Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    McDonald's is planning to expand "build-your-own burger" concept, as it aims to adopt the customization trend in the fast-food industry.

  • Slumping Diet Coke goes Slurpee Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    Diet Coke Frost

    More than three decades after hitting the market, Diet Coke brand is experimenting with a frozen variety for the first time.

  • Cramer's Stop Trading: BUD vs. SAM  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 9:54 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer talks about the latest buzz in the beer industry, and weighs in on why the Anheuser-Busch InBev deal is working out so well.

  • Corona Light on draft: Tapping a new market Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Corona Beer is moving beyond the bottle. The brand will be boosting its presence on tap in bars and restaurants.

  • 'Air cork' on display  Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014 | 1:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen talks to Eric Corti, Air Cork creator, about his unique creation that seals wine from outside air.

  • This airline to offer free beer on some flights Saturday, 15 Feb 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Starting in March, passengers on some Alaska flights will get free Old 55 Pale Ale made by Silver Gulch Brewing & Bottling.

  • Olympic-size drinking game; 4 shots, 13 seconds  Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 8:20 AM ET

    While covering the Olympic Games in Sochi, CNBC's Carl Quintanilla slams down four vodka shots in 13 seconds.

  • Top vodka brands in Russia  Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    CNBC's Carl Quintanilla provides an update from the Sochi Olympics, as well as the hottest vodka in Russia.