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Tuesday 28 February 2017 loc: GB


The week in pictures

Storm Doris failed to dampen our spirits this week as Annie Lindo powered through pruning her 140,000th vine, Ehrmanns wine held their annual portfolio tasting, Luxardo launched its new Bitter Bianco and we headed to II Bar at the Bulgari Hotel for a ‘Negroni tray.’

Friday, February 24th, 2017 1 Comment »

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 »

United Breweries asks Mallya to step down from board

India’s largest beer brewer has asked Vijay Mallya to step down from his position as non-executive chairman of its board, as a consortium of 17 banks continue to pursue the tycoon for debts of US$1.4bn.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017 No Comments »

Heineken agrees Punch Taverns takeover deal

Dutch brewing giant Heineken and a partner investment firm are poised to acquire one of Britain’s biggest pub chains for £403 million.

Thursday, December 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Punch Taverns at centre of takeover tussle

Dutch brewing giant Heineken has launched a takeover bid for one of Britain’s largest pub owners.

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 No Comments »

Heineken partners with Deliveroo

Heineken has teamed up with Deliveroo to launch a dedicated direct route to market for the giant brewer’s beer brands.

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 No Comments »

Heineken offers live link to Champions League pundits

A Heineken promotional campaign is offering customers the chance to join a live link-up to football pundits commentating on this year’s Champions League tournament.

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 No Comments »

Vietnamese government to sell brewing shares

The Vietnamese government is set to sell all of its shares in the country’s two biggest breweries it has been announced.

Thursday, September 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Heineken launches ‘super-premium’ cider

Dutch brewer Heineken has launched a new “super-premium” cider, aimed at those who “yearn for the finer things in life”, onto the UK on-trade.

Monday, August 15th, 2016 1 Comment »

Pub company creates Theresa May ale

Star Pubs and Bars, the pub business of Heineken UK, has created a new beer in honour of the new British Prime Minister, Theresa May.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016 1 Comment »

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