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Brazil

Heineken buys Kirin’s Brazilian beer business

Heineken has agreed to buy the Brazilian beer business of Japan’s Kirin Holdings Company for €664 million (£564m) to become the second largest brewer in the country after AB InBev.

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 No Comments »

There’s more to Brazil than Caipirinha and cachaça

Tomorrow marks the start of Rio 2016, and as the Olympic torch makes its way back into the Brazilian party town, db takes a look at some Brazilian wines you can enjoy watching them do it.

Friday, August 5th, 2016 No Comments »

Knifewielding monkey goes on drunken rampage

A capuchin monkey slurped on a bottle of cachaça and stole a foot-long knife before terrorising men at a bar in Brazil, according to reports.

Thursday, February 18th, 2016 No Comments »

The Wine Explorers: Brazil

In the latest episode to appear on db, December 2014 saw the Wine Explorers land in Brazil to see what vinous delights it had to offer.

Friday, February 5th, 2016 No Comments »

‘Brosé’ phenomenon gathering pace

Real men drink pink according to new research, which has found that men in the US, Brazil, Russia and Australia are embracing rosé in what is being dubbed the “brosé” phenomenon.

Monday, November 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

AB InBev in latest craft buyout

AB InBev has purchased Brazilian craft beer brand Colorado, continuing the trend of big brewers buying lucrative boutique brands.

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015 1 Comment »

AB InBev sees profits amid low sales

Budweiser maker AB InBev has seen a slight profit in the first quarter of the year despite a decline in volume sales in the US.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Feminist’ beer launched in Brazil

A “feminist” beer has been launched in Brazil by a group of activists hoping to challenge the way women are portrayed in the advertising industry.

Thursday, March 26th, 2015 No Comments »

Michelin releases inaugural Brazil guide

Michelin has released its first guide to Brazil, focusing on the cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paolo, with only one restaurant scooping two Michelin stars.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015 1 Comment »

Family die in helicopter crash

Five people, including three members of the family that owns one of world’s bestselling cachaça brands, have died in a helicopter crash.

Monday, January 5th, 2015 No Comments »

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