Another impressive double gold and gold medal haul for Brandy was revealed last night at the 25 anniversary of the Veritas awards.
I was very happy to see the brandy results of this years Veritas awards. Last years competition was a bit puzzling for me with both KWV 15 and 20 year old brandies only walking away with a silver medals, in a year when a pretty big haul of 14 golds and double golds being awarded. But […]
South Africa, Cape Town: Five superb brandies, all potstills, achieved the highest honour in this year’s Veritas Awards by being awarded the coveted double gold medal. KWV triumphed with two double gold medals, while Oude Meester and Van Ryn’s earned a double gold medal each. Elsenburg Agricultural Training Institute also walked away with a double […]
SA brandy shone again at IWSC and ISC with two local favourites winning worlds best trophies in this years competitions. Well done KWV and Distell! Great results. Full press release follows:
Let’s be clear about something up front. I have yet to find a South African Potstill brandy that I really do not like. That said, there can be no doubt that some are superior to others, and generally it is the job of the Wine and Spirit Competitions to set them apart at the highest […]
South Africa, Cape Town, 10 October 2013: It was a glittering affair that saw the best of South African brandies showcased when the winners of the annual Veritas Awards were announced recently in Cape Town. Considered the “Oscars” of the wine and brandy industry, the competition once again cast the spotlight on the supreme craftsmanship […]
Looks like more bling at international shows for local potstill brandies. At the ISC awards held in London last night, KWV 15 year old was awarded the trophy for worlds best brandy, and not to be outdone, the KWV 20 year old also picked up a gold medal.
Out of all the brandy award events held, for me Veritas seems to hold a lot of credibility and is one worth keeping an eye on. This years Brandy award results were for the most part spot on in my mind, one or two surprises but more importantly, a few new comers outside the big […]
This years installment of the Concours Mondial de Bruxlles Returned some more top results for premium South African brandy. From this years entrants, we walked away with 9 Brandy Awards, yet another top showing at international competitions.
While I fully believe that enjoying premium brandy is a subjective process, there are those products that seem to stick out from the pack for most enthusiasts. This post takes a look at which of our local brandies are winning brandy awards and performing at spirit competitions, both locally and abroad.