SPRINGFIELD, Ill.— A proposed Illinois law would ban the sale of powdered alcohol before it hits store shelves. Ira Silverstein, a Chicago Democrat sponsoring the measure, said he doesn't want the product to reach stores. His plan amends the state's Liquor Control Act of 1934, according to the Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises Newspapers.» Read More
Pepsi is rolling out a new shape for its 20-ounce bottle for the first time in about 17 years.
St. Patrick's Day falls on a weekend for the second year in a row, giving Irish bars an opportunity to reel in more customers.
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More than 13 million pints of the well-known Irish brand will be poured this weekend in celebration of the holiday. Greg Kryder, CFO of Diageo North America, discusses the liquor business, with the "Squawk Box" news team.
New York City starts a ban this Tuesday on the sale of big sugary drinks. But there are exceptions to the rule and places to buy them.
While NYC bickers over giant sugary drinks, you may have missed this important health alert: red meat and red wine are good for you! CNBC's John Carney is on it.
Six things that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits this week, including craft beer in big bottles, Heineken revamps its iconic green bottle and the top-selling craft brands at supermarkets in 2012.
Peter Shakeshaft, chairman at Vin-X, tells CNBC why he expects the fine wine investment market to continue growing as it represents a safer option than more mainstream investment opportunities.
David Dearie, CEO of the world's second largest wine company Treasury Wine Estates, explains how the Chinese consumer's appetite for red wine is presenting exciting opportunities in Asia.
Six things that have consumers buzzing in the world of beer, wine and spirits this week, including Auburn University's new graduate program in Brewing Science and Anheuser-Busch InBev's fight against charges of watered-down beer.
The maker of Budweiser is using splashy newspaper ads to poke fun at a lawsuit that alleges its beer is watered down.
John McDonnell, COO at Patron Spirits, says demand for tequila in the Asia Pacific remains strong, as the company taps into the region's insatiable demand for luxury products.
Stephen Burton, owner of Bordeaux Cellars, has made lemonades out of lemons .. or more like champagne out of raisins, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Workers at Chivas Brothers plant in Scotland have accidentally flushed thousands of gallons of the company's Scotch down the drain.
New management has big changes in store for the casual dining chain, which touts family-style Italian food and has struggled with declining sales. Among Olive Garden's changes: smaller plates, cheaper items and lower-calorie meals.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reports on a class-action suit against Anheuser-Busch InBev in regards to knowingly adding water to the beer.
Recently Maker's Mark announced that it was going to add more water to its signature bourbon, reducing the alcohol content. Now, a beer giant is accused of doing the same with its beer.
Beer lovers have filed $5 million class-action lawsuits accusing Anheuser-Busch of watering down its Budweiser, Michelob and other brands.
I WILL put beer in a can, Sam I Am! Plus, a beer museum and a Napa winery goes to the bottom of the ocean floor in the quest for the perfect cabernet.
Wine is the one thing California does right. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on new record numbers for wine exports.