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Van Ryn’s Spring Food and Brandy Pairing

The Van Ryn’s Spring Food and Brandy pairing proved yet again how versatile and under utilised premium brandy is in the greater gourmet food picture. Chef Toerie van der Merwe from Umami restaurant got back to basics with the fine Van Ryn’s brandy range and put on a culinary spectacle.

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Spring at van ryns!

Its hard not to like Van Ryns. The beautiful distillery on the banks of the Eeste Rivier. The friendly and passionate staff, not to mention the super premium international award winning brandy. And then there’s the little shows they put on for us to remind us all how good life really is! This year its […]

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Brandy Fusion: Celebrating SA Brandy

From small micro producing farms in Oudtshoorn to the big guns of SA brandy, it was all on display in fine fashion at this years Brandy Fusion. Over 30 producers each with some stunning display stands, a cooperage display and the big reveal of a 30 year old brandy. What a night!

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Double Tickets up for grabs to Brandy Fusion

If you haven’t yet got your tickets to this years Brandy Festival, revamped in an all new Brandy Fusion guise, now is your chance. Brandy & Ginger are giving away a set of double tickets valued at just under R400. The competition is running today on our Facebook page, so head over there and check […]

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Van Ryns toast 340 Years of SA Brandy

One of my favourite local premium brandy houses, Van Ryn’s, is celebrating 340 years of brandy in South Africa in some style. Pairing up the highly acclaimed, locally and internationally awarded Van Ryn’s Collectors Reserve 20 year old brandy with a full flavoured fruit cake! Nice pairing idea, look forward to trying it out. Full […]

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Oude Meester Brandy: Blue Door Event

I had a great time  last night at the latest installment of the Exclusive Oude Meester Brandy Blue Door events. Held at the stunning Young Bloods Art Gallery in Bree Street, it was a good night of quality Oude Meester brandy, yummy finger food and an inspiring talk from Interactive Africa chief, Ravi Naidoo

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SA Brandies at Taste of Cape Town

I had a great time last night musing around the different stalls and expos at the 2012 Taste of Cape Town Festival. Apart from the stunning food and wine displays, it was great to see local brandy represented by Jorgensen’s Distillery and Fine Brandy.By Design

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Fine Brandy Fusion: Brandy Festival Revamped

Brandy Festival – 5 year anniversary makeover Exciting times are ahead next month for South African brandy lovers. After four good years of Brandy Festival, the South African Brandy Foundation had decided to revamp the annual brandy festival event in keeping with the ever expanding modern consumer image of brandy.

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