Episode 2: Heleen SonnenbergFirst aired: Tuesday, 9 September 2014 at 18.00 hours
Heleen Sonnenberg is a descendant of the famous Widow Joustra and director of the eponymous Beerenburg Distillery in Sneek.
Six generations of brewers of this famous herbaldrink went before her. But how does the old Widow Joustra stand in the modern era of rapidly changing beverage consumption?
To the energy and perseverance shown by Sonnenberg herself, will never be the problem: town and country she is traveling to promote her drink everywhere. Her personal life and her work have been very well together, with the ups, downs and disagreements that a family business is often proprietary.