- Plans for alcohol, wine at Utah Starbucks on hold Updated: Nov-24-15 4:10 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah regulators declined to rule Tuesday on whether Starbucks can serve beer and wine at some locations, saying they want lawmakers to determine if the cafes can be considered restaurants eligible for alcohol licenses.
- Homeless helm new coffee carts in San Francisco Bay Area Updated: Nov-24-15 10:45 am
SAN JOSE, California - San Jose has joined other cities in a program that gives homeless people a chance to staff coffee carts to make money.
- New still added as part of Maker's Mark expansion Updated: Nov-20-15 1:19 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Crank up the flow of red wax: Maker's Mark is boosting its bourbon output.
- Salt Lake County's lone winery to close Updated: Nov-19-15 4:02 am
SALT LAKE CITY - Salt Lake County is losing its only winery as Kiler Grove Winemakers shuts down its production facility and tasting room.
- Top Utah alcohol sellers: Barton vodka, Jack Daniels whiskey Updated: Nov-07-15 12:59 pm
Wine - and usually, a chardonnay - may be the most popular alcoholic choice in Utah, but the top-selling branded products are actually Barton vodka and Jack Daniels black label whiskey.
- Distilleries embrace Franklin County's moonshine history Updated: Nov-07-15 9:30 am
ROCKY MOUNT, Virginia - Franklin County has long been known as the moonshine capital of the world. Now, it's taking advantage of that title.
- Hot weather is now affecting Belgian beer too Updated: Nov-06-15 11:53 am
BRUSSELS - One of the most renowned Belgian beer brewers said Friday it is a victim of climate change because increasingly high temperatures have shortened the brewing season by about a month compared with the 1950s.
- Beetle juice creates headaches for Iowa wine makers Updated: Nov-06-15 10:02 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - An abundance of ladybugs is creating headaches for Iowa's wine industry.
- Museum hosts free screening of craft beer documentary Updated: Nov-06-15 4:02 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - The N.C. Museum of History is holding a free screening of "Brewconomy," a documentary about how the craft beer industry is helping North Carolina's economy.
- Ballot questions filed to change Colorado's liquor law Updated: Nov-05-15 3:32 pm
DENVER - A group that wants Colorado grocery stores to sell wine and full-strength beer submitted ballot proposals to ask voters next year to make it happen.
- East Coast cities jockey for Deschutes Brewery facility Updated: Nov-05-15 12:28 pm
BEND, Oregon - News that Deschutes Brewery executives came courting in Roanoke, Virginia, this fall sparked a Facebook campaign aimed at sending much love to the Bend-based brewer, the nation's seventh-largest craft brewer and the 12th largest overall.
- Business brings apple cider to eastern Ingham County Updated: Nov-05-15 3:11 am
WILLIAMSTOWN TOWNSHIP, Michigan - For fans of cider and the charm of cider mills, the options are sweeter than ever.
- Italy top wine maker after big harvest; drought hits Spain Updated: Nov-04-15 1:01 pm
BRUSSELS - Italy is the biggest wine producer in the world this year, pushing France back into second place, as good weather in most European countries pushes up production - and keeps a lid on prices for consumers.
- Wine and garbage? NYC trash train plan draws upstate protest Updated: Nov-01-15 12:01 pm
WATERLOO, New York - The winemaker who supplied the sacramental spirits for Pope Francis' visit to Manhattan has a new label named for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio: "No Trash! De Blasio Blush."
- Ohio root beer stand celebrates 60 years of curbside treats Updated: Oct-31-15 7:20 pm
AKRON, Ohio - It's the little root beer stand in Kenmore that can.
- Akron voters to decide if zoo can get a liquor license Updated: Oct-31-15 9:54 am
AKRON, Ohio - Voters in Akron will decide Tuesday whether to allow the Akron Zoo to have a liquor license to serve wine and spirits at after-hours events.
- Sioux City officials discuss single-can beer ban Updated: Oct-29-15 3:43 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Sioux City officials, community leaders and law enforcement are considering banning the sale of certain single-serve beer for off-site consumption in an effort to curb public intoxication.
- More wineries opening in Florida as citrus industry wanes Updated: Oct-29-15 3:21 am
LAKELAND, Florida - As the Florida citrus industry continues to decline, the juice of another fruit is on the rise.
- Michigan bans powder product that makes alcoholic drinks Updated: Oct-28-15 1:21 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan is banning a powder product that makes vodka, rum and other alcoholic drinks when mixed with water.
- Groundbreaking scheduled for Baltimore whiskey distillery Updated: Oct-28-15 5:26 am
BALTIMORE - A groundbreaking ceremony is set for a new Baltimore-based whiskey company.
- Company launches system to serve wine by the glass Updated: Oct-27-15 11:27 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - No one wants to waste a drop of good wine.
- Mega beer merger bets on the rise of African drinkers Updated: Oct-27-15 5:45 am
LONDON - Charles Kwara and his friends sit around an earthenware pot, sipping a frothy gray drink through long straws as laughter fills the Charismatic Club in the slums of Kampala, Uganda's capital.
- A look at other common cancer-causing substances Updated: Oct-26-15 1:14 pm
PARIS - Hotdogs, bologna and other processed meats now rank alongside tobacco, alcohol and around 100 more substances on the International Agency for Research on Cancer's list of Group 1 carcinogens. In 2012, 14.1 million new cancer cases were diagnosed and 8.2 million cancer deaths were recorded, according to the IARC. Here's a look at some of the other things we encounter in daily life that the Lyon, France-based agency has found can cause cancer.