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...
Awards wrap: Cape Brandy in 2017

Awards wrap: Cape Brandy in 2017

It is not easy impressing judges at international and local wine and spirit competitions. The number of entrants is normally in the hundreds, and a gruelling 2-3 day process typically confronts the judging panels to taste all the entrants and make final award...