Beer, Wine & Spirits


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

    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
    Tapping the wine keg

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

    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
    Opportunity to invest in fine wine

    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
    Wine for a cause

    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
    Cramer's Stop Trading: BUD vs. SAM

    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
    'Air cork' on display

    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
    Olympic-size drinking game; 4 shots, 13 seconds

    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
    Top vodka brands in Russia

    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
    Revolutionizing the at-home cocktail

    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
    Super Bowl ads: Bud Light gets social

    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: Tequila & whisky hot now

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