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Hennessy Cognac 250 Year Tour

Hennessy, one of the world’s largest and most famous Cognac Houses is celebrating their 250th year of existence. A quarter of a millennia old… It just boggles the mind! To celebrate in true style, the House of Hennessy put together, in collaboration with people from all over the world, an art exhibition to express the […]

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Brandy Fusion JHB 2015 

It was that time of the year again!  The annual Brandy Fusion festival where craft potstill brandies and brandy lifestyle is exhibited. You get to see the glitz and glamour of the up and coming brandy image, experience your favourite brandies and even get to discover a few new smaller brands (some new and some […]

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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 […]

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Ten to try at Brandy Fusion 2014

Here’s 10 potstill brandies to try out at Brandy Fusion this year. With over 30 such good brandies available to taste at SA’s biggest brandy festival, it was tough to chose just 10. But then, I do like a challenge…so here we go:

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Brandy Festival 2014

The countdown to showcase South Africa’s leading brandy producers at two prestigious events in Cape Town and Johannesburg has begun. Fine Brandy Fusion merges the smooth and exciting with the thrill of South Africa’s favourite spirit, now supercharged for 2014.

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Veritas 2013: Official Brandy Release

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 […]

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Discovering the Urban Brandy Cocktail Route

The SA Brandy Foundation has recently introduced a new initiative aimed at urban brandy and cocktail lovers. The Urban Brandy Cocktail Route launched earlier this year and covers a large array of Mother City venues. We checked it out, and were pleasantly surprised.

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Rémy Martin: the hottest ticket in Cannes

On May 19th, 2013 Rémy Martin started the night with Global Gift Gala dinner at Carlton hotel, in partnership with NIKKI beach where “Rétrospective” Collector set was auctioned. Dinner was presided by Eva Longoria

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Cape Town Brandy Festival: Thumbs Up!

Cape Town Brandy Festival: Worth the wait The first installation of Cape Town Brandy Festival could not have been a bigger success. The perfect sized venue at the CTICC was decked to the rafters with stunning brandy stands, with a huge representation from brandy producers big and small. Highlights for me included a bit of […]

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Brandy Festival Cape Town

At last Capetonians will get what they desired: to share in the spirit at Fine Brandy Fusion, the country’s premier brandy event. This glam gathering of brandy lovers, the city’s social set and celebrities will be hosted from 9-10 May at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

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