South African brandy is made to the highest production requirements. The process of making
brandy excellence is a hand crafted and meticulous process that results in award winning potstill
brandies with complex multilayered aroma profiles. Take your time with our brandies and
The word brandy (brandywine) is derived from the Dutch word “brandewijn”, meaning burnt or
distilled wine. The Dutch used distillation as a method of preserving wine aboard their ships.
Indeed, a tot of brandy was offered to the first man on board to sight land, leading to calls of
“Land Ahoy” many days before the vessels actually docked.
Find out the history of brandy, the distilling process and taste experience.
Discover more about South Africa’s Brandy homes and learn all there is
to know about brandy.