Tag Archives: São Paulo

• Osama Bin Laden Lookalike, Osama ‘Beer’ Landen, Opens Bar

Osama Bin Laden Lookalike, Osama ‘Beer’ Landen, Opens Bar

A Brazilian bar owner has turned an uncanny resemblance to Osama Bin Laden to his advantage by naming his bar after the infamous terrorist and posing for pictures with its patrons. Bar Do Bin Laden in Sao Paulo is run by Bin Laden look-a-like Ceará Francisco Helder Braga Fernandes, who renamed his bar soon after 9/11, as […]

• Going to São Paulo? Scotland’s BrewDog opens craft beer bar

Going to São Paulo? Scotland’s BrewDog opens craft beer bar

Scottish brewer BrewDog is today officially opening a bar in São Paulo in Brazil as part of the expansion of its estate across the UK and overseas. With a capacity of 140, the new BrewDog Bar features 15 beers on tap, including its own BrewDog beers and WayDog, a session pale ale made by Brazilian […]

• Love tennis? Love Nadal? Then you’ll love the Bacardi campaign

Love tennis? Love Nadal? Then you’ll love the Bacardi campaign

Tennis star and Bacardi ambassador Rafael Nadal is heading the company’s latest responsible drinking campaign in Mexico. Ahead of the Mexican Open (which begins today, 25 February), Nadal has been promoting Bacardi’s “Champions’ Party” campaign, which is part of the group’s long-running responsible drinking initiative (“Champions Drink Responsibly), and the new “Rafa’s Champion Mix” mocktail. […]

• Brazil protects its … wines?

Brazil protects its … wines?

Brazil is widely celebrated for having some of the world’s best beaches, soccer, and Carnival festivities. Wines? Um, no. Nevertheless, Brazil is considering steps to protect its tiny domestic wine industry from an onslaught of imports, in what may be the most bizarre – and controversial – example to date of rising trade protectionism in […]

• Beer key to ultra runner’s success. YES!

Beer key to ultra runner’s success. YES!

WANT to know the secret to running seven marathons on seven continents in less than five days? A bottle of beer apparently. Irish ultra-marathon runner Richard Donovan embarked on his incredible journey less than a week ago in a bid to raise money for the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa. The 45-year-old ran […]

• More than just Bossa Nova, Brazilian craft breweries deliver

More than just Bossa Nova, Brazilian craft breweries deliver

“… Going back to the three breweries that impressed me enough at this past summer’s Mondial de la Bière to make me want to travel all the way to São Paulo and beyond, I remain a fan of Cervejaria Colorado, Falke and Wäls. The first, Colorado, is lead by the man most people I spoke […]