Cape Brandy Flavour Masters

Cape Brandy Flavour Masters

The first Cape Brandy Flavour Masters cocktail event was held at Cause & Effect Cocktail Kitchen & Cape Brandy Bar on 30 October. Eight of Cape Town’s top mixologists were invited to create bespoke cocktails, each using a different brand of Cape Brandy. A...
Cape Brandies Rule the Roost at the Michelangelo Awards

Cape Brandies Rule the Roost at the Michelangelo Awards

The Cape Brandy category was well represented at the 2019 Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards. The Brandy and the overall Top-Scoring Spirits trophies went to Cape Brandy Distillers Guild members. Now, in its 24th year, the competition remains unique...
Charles Withington newest Cape Brandy trustee

Charles Withington newest Cape Brandy trustee

AlthoughCharles Withington is regarded as something of a veteran in the South African wine industry, he is something of a “brandyman” too! Some 15 years ago he was retained by the then Barrydale and Ladismith Cellars as a marketing and strategic advisor, which...
A rare Cape Brandy takes the Michelangelo Trophy

A rare Cape Brandy takes the Michelangelo Trophy

Die Mas van Kakamas walked away with the coveted Michelangelo Brandy Trophy on 29 September. This unique Cape Brandy is named for the Kalahari Truffle, which is so rare that it is said to occur only where lightning strikes the Kalahari sand. Die Mas is crafted on the...