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Guided Tour and Tasting at Van Ryns Distillery

I was fortunate this last weekend to be hosted by Van Ryn’s at the beautiful and best kept secret Distillery just off the R310 on the way into Stellenbosch. While easy to miss as you speed past onto greener wineland pastures, for anyone interested in brandy, or even just interested in a unique and special […]

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Corporate Brandy Tasting: Platinum Seed

Had another great corporate brandy tasting last night with the guys and gals from Platinum Seed Digital Marketing. The tasting was held at Platinum Seed’s offices in the Old Castle Brewery, Woodstock. Quite a few people in the crew had not really experienced premium brandy, with exposure being limited to the classic South African favourite, […]

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Blaauwklippen Brandy 10 year old Launch

Very exciting news for local potstill brandy lovers is the addition of another gem to the local micro produced brandy stables. I was lucky enough to visit the Blaauwklippen farm yesterday for a tour and tasting of the new addition to the Blaauwklippen Brandy range…

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Getting to know Joseph Barry Brandy

Tasting the Joseph Barry Brandy Range. What a great pleasure to be in possession of not only the Joseph Barry 3 year old and 5 year old brandies, but also the ever elusive and much revered 10 year old international award winner. I took these 3 fine potstills around to my folks place and had […]

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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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Brandy Tasting: A tough panel to impress…

Brandy tasting: International wines meet local premium brandies What a great institution, home wine tasting clubs. Even better when the crew assembled for the tasting are very open and keen to learn more about premium brandy. It didn’t take much to convince the sceptics (and some hardened Whisky buffs!), there really is something worth exploring […]

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