Beer, Wine & Spirits


  • 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.

  • McDonald's goes East: McNuggets come to ’Nam Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 5:31 AM ET

    McDonald's new store in Vietnam isn't just a landmark for the company; it is a signal the country is ripe for investment gains.

  • Revolutionizing the at-home cocktail  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    Pernod Ricard's "Gutenberg Project" aims to reinvent the way consumers make cocktails at home. Alexandre Ricard of Pernod Ricard, introduces the "library" of book-shaped containers that hold a sealed bottle of spirits, which are set on a platform connected to a computer.

  • Super Bowl ads: Bud Light gets social  Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discusses Budweiser's Super Bowl ad strategy designed to win back the 30 and under market share.

  • Chart of the Day: The Super Bowl snack king is... Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    As the country's biggest sporting event draws near, experts are already forecasting one winner in the Super Bowl: the snacking industry.

  • Diageo CEO: Tequila & whisky hot now  Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 6:24 AM ET

    Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes discusses volatility in the emerging markets, and what the hottest space is right now among his brands.

  • China beats France as top red wine consumer  Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 12:25 AM ET

    Move over France and Italy - A new survey shows China is now the world's biggest consumer of red wine. CNBC's Julia Wood reports.

  • Scotch boom to continue?  Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    Chris Watt, Premium Brands Whyte and Mackay Americas marketing director, and Chef-Restaurateur Daniel Boulud, discuss investing in scotch.

  • NFL legend in beer ad: Don't drink and drive Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 9:16 AM ET
    Defensive end Bruce Smith of the Washington Redskins against the Dallas Cowboys at FedEx Field on December 14, 2003 in Landover, Maryland.

    One of the most dominant players in pro football history, is about to appear in a Bud Light ad against drunk driving.

  • CNBC's Joe Kernen hikes up the mountain to check out the highest-altitude brewery in Switzerland.

  • AB InBev snaps up leading South Korea brewer Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 10:30 AM ET

    The maker of Budweiser has agreed to repurchase South Korea's Oriental Breweries from private equity firms for $5.8 billion.

  • Single malt whisky breaks world record at auction Monday, 20 Jan 2014 | 3:16 AM ET

    A rare bottle of Macallan whisky has set a world record for the most expensive single malt whisky sold at an auction over the weekend.

  • Seattle brewery scores with Seahawks beer Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | 1:00 PM ET
    Hilliard's The 12th Can

    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.

  • Wine's big threat (hint: it could be you) Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    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.