5 Most Beautiful South African Distilleries


There’s no better way to bond with your favourite spirit than to visit the place where it was made.

 

4 Food Pairings For Brandy That Might Surprise You


When it comes to food and drink pairing, wine is often the beverage you’d think of first. But matching food with spirits, such as brandy and gin & tonic, is rising in popularity.

 
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Own winter with Van Ryn’s brandy and NOMU hot chocolate


Fight off the winter chill in the most decadent way with hot drinking chocolate and fine brandy cocktails, while raising a toast to World Chocolate Day on 7 July.

 

Celebrity Chef Pete Goffe-Wood cooks with brandy


Brandy is enjoyed in many forms – on its own in a brandy balloon, with a single ice-cube, with a mixer such as ginger ale or coke or in a cocktail with myriad ingredients.

 

Raise a toast on Brandy Alexander Day


Join the worldwide celebration of one of the most classic cocktails of all time – the Brandy Alexander. Wednesday, January 31 is International Brandy Alexander Day, and Distell premium brandy believes this a perfectly sound reason to raise a Brandy Alexander to toast, if nothing else, the only cocktail to have a day officially named in its honour.

 

What Exactly Are Craft Spirits?


With the recent explosion of premium Gin on the spirits scene, we take a look at what exactly it is, and what else you should be trying.

 
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How to make your own Peach Brandy


Peach brandy is basically a mixture of fruit and sugar. When left alone for a while, it will ferment and produce a peach flavored alcoholic liquid.

 

How To Make Fig Brandy


When fresh figs are ripe and rich with honeyed flavour, spend just a few minutes in the kitchen to prepare for the holiday season ahead. Use inexpensive brandy. After a month, the liquid transforms to a syrupy, sweet sip, sensational with a cookie or a bit of cheese. There’s a bonus, too. The figs will be infused with the citrusy, herbal brandy, ready to slice thin and serve over ice cream or match slim wedges with creamy blue cheese.

 

A New Dawn for Brandy


A global awakening of interest in craft distilled spirits is drastically changing the landscape for brandy, one of the oldest and most noble of them all.

 

Bake a Boozy Holiday Bread


Bump up the holiday spirits with this ultra boozy bread. It’s the holiday season, which means it’s time to kick back, relax and make merry. 

 
 
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Neat, on the rocks or in a cocktail, Brandy will never disappoint. Discover all about this golden liquid and how to enjoy it to the fullest. Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says love your enemy.

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