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Maker's Mark is watering down its whiskey. The question is whether demand in the U.S. will be affected by the move because backlash has been quick and angry.
Could Styrofoam containers get 86'd from the menu of takeout food options in the nation's biggest city?
It's the battle of the beers in the Super Bowl team hometowns. And dreams do come true, Jimmy: A land where beer is cheaper than water!
Matt Shattock, Beam CEO, talks about his company's better-than-expected fourth quarter, and reveals which brands are becoming rising stars.
Diageo, the world's biggest spirits maker, reported slowing growth in earnings on Thursday and the CEO told CNBC the Europe market was lackluster.
Miles Davis, partner at Wine Asset Managers, expects the fine wine market to earn healthy returns in 2013, correlated to growing wealth in developing economies.
CNBC's Jane Wells walks into a bar to find out first hand if, according to a report by Psychology Today, women drink more after they say, "I do," but men drink less.
Six things that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits this week including FU Sandy beer, an Anheuser-Busch heir's latest investment and the New Hampshire beer tax battle.
Six news stories that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits this week, including a pricey bid for the White House brew.
Rick Tigner, Jackson Family Wines president, provides an outlook on the wine business, and reveals how much the consumer is willing to spend for wine and which are the best-selling brands.
Budweiser Black Crown will make its national television debut in a spot fit for a king.
The CEO behind such brands as Corona, Svedka and Manischewitz said a late-2012 slowdown was due to "fiscal cliff" blues.
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!